Part of the reason that the Bay Area is known the world over as a tech hub is quite simple–it represents a large proportion of companies within a large population center. Being in large cities increases general access to business ecosystems, research institutions and talent pools. Over the past few… read more →
Anne Fifield, Economic Development Manager with the City of Eugene, says to find a good example of Smart Growth principles in practice, look to the Friendly Street Neighborhood in Eugene. “There’s a little node of activity,” she says of the area, anchored by The Friendly Street Market, near the intersection… read more →
On October 9, Lane Community College’s Center for Meeting and Learning hosted the Springfield Chamber‘s 2018 Access Business Conference on the topic of “Embracing Technology.” The event was geared towards small and growing businesses who may either be already using technology but want to know more, or are unsure of… read more →
If you’ve ever considered starting a business or working for yourself, you’ve probably given some thought to the familiar models you could put to work. Not to be confused with a business plan, an organization’s business model describes, at its essence, how it makes money. For the risk-averse businessperson looking… read more →
Successful technology clusters require a density of companies, community education and support, and a vision for the future. Can we build them in Eugene?