What comes next? Startup founders must contemplate the future after they launch their company, leave the accelerator, and strike out on their own.
As the RAIN Eugene Accelerator nears conclusion, founders turn their focus towards charting a course for the year ahead. As companies learn tips about building the right company to determining market size, the accelerator continues to position founders for success. “We still have a lot to accomplish in the next… read more →
Together, we are building a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. Part of that process involves beginning a conversation around the question: what can we do to make Eugene a unique place to launch a new company? We are trying to answer that question by creating a central place… read more →
On Tuesday night Nathan Lillegard, director of the University of Oregon’s Center for Entrepreneurship, spoke to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners about the Business Model Canvas and the lean start-up movement. The goal was to increase awareness of how to create a lean business model, and to introduce the components… read more →
When Dan Keith and Doug Yook, founders of SCAPE–a new SaaS collaboration platform for scientific, technical and creative teams product from InSilico–arrived for the first day of the RAIN Eugene Accelerator program, they admit being skeptical of how exactly RAIN was going to help them launch their business. “We didn’t… read more →