Entrepreneurial Support Partners

Referrals from a trusted source save time and money. Oregon BEST offers referrals to affiliated organizations and firms that provide a range of support services to startups. We can connect you to incubators, accelerators, intellectual property and patent attorneys, business attorneys, and accountants.

The grid below is drawn from our Partner Directory. If you are a partner organization or service provider, and would like to be listed, please contact Johanna Brickman.

  • ADX is a hub for collaboration where individuals and organizations make and learn.

  • Business Oregon works to create, retain, expand and attract businesses that provide sustainable, living-wage jobs for Oregonians.

  • Ecotrust’s mission is to inspire fresh thinking that creates economic opportunity, social equity, and environmental wellbeing.

  • Our mission is to create a diversified local economy and a strong base of middle class jobs in Central Oregon.

  • E::SPACE Labs is a membership-based technology incubator dedicated to advancing the high tech electronic hardware device industry in Central Oregon.

  • FertiLab is a non-profit organization focused on economic development through innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • FoundersPad supports entrepreneurs through active engagement with portfolio companies.

  • Gorge Innoventure is an accelerator that helps growth start ups and expanding companies connect to resources needed.

  • The Gorge Tech Alliance supports, connects and develops the technology community of the Gorge.

  • We empower citizens to launch enterprises that improve their communities.

  • The Klamath IDEA provides support to entrepreneurs for start-up, business expansion, product development and commercialization with the long term goal of sustainable job creation in Klamath County.

  • OAME is a non-profit with a mission to promote and develop entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon & SW Washington.

  • Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership bring results to small- and mid-sized Oregon manufacturers.

  • Inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.

  • The mission of The Oregon Community Foundation is to improve the lives of all Oregonians through the power of philanthropy.

  • OEN connects entrepreneurs across Oregon to coaching, capital, and a thriving community.

  • Research opportunities, academic programs, a library, regional outreach programs and donation information

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    The Oregon Microenterprise Network is a State Microenterprise Association.

  • ONAMI is where academia, business and government come together.

  • Oregon RAIN serves the entrepreneurs in Oregon’s South Willamette Valley and Mid-Coast by helping them turn ideas into high impact, innovative, traded-sector companies that can grow and thrive locally.

  • Our mission is to support the digital storytelling industry by providing access to the resources that emerging companies and entrepreneurs need to thrive.

  • OTRADI has a mission to translate scientific research into commercial ventures.

  • The Oregon State University Advantage is led through our Research Office and connects OSU with industry, entrepreneurs, and investors.

  • OTBC is a non-profit tech startup incubator that helps entrepreneurs identify and attain their goals at whatever stage they are at.

  • PDC focuses on investing in the job creation, innovation and economic opportunity that will transform Portland into one of the world’s most desirable and equitable cities

  • PIE serves as a curated coworking space, a community event space, a startup accelerator,and a flashpoint for corporate innovation.

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    Oregon's oldest and largest tech incubator

  • PSU has a thriving entrepreneurial community that fosters collaboration and innovation. See how you can be a part of it!

  • RAIN is building a network of entrepreneurs, investors and development organizations to support startups in the state’s South Willamette Valley.

  • The MHCC BizCenter supports entrepreneurs in creating, growing and running a successful business through one-on-one advising and training workshops.

  • SOREDI is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the long-term prosperity of Jackson and Josephine Counties.

  • StartupBend provides coverage of local startup and entrepreneurial activity in Central Oregon.

  • Sustainable Valley is a non-profit business accelerator that has supported the growth of over 30 innovative start-up companies in Southern Oregon.

  • The Tech Alliance of Central Oregon is dedicated to the promotion and support of high-tech companies and business professionals in the Central Oregon region.

  • TAO empowers businesses and entrepreneurs through networks, events, advocacy, resources and more.

  • The Dalles Main Street is a nonprofit that works to comprehensively revitalize and historically preserve downtown areas in The Dalles.

  • TiE Oregon seeks to further the success of innovation driven enterprise in the entire state of Oregon.

  • University of Portland is dedicated to graduating young professionals who are the preferred hires of corporations and organizations throughout the region and the world.

  • The Yards embraces the values that make Portland a great place to live: commitment to sustainability, great restaurants, access to transit, and a walking, biking urban lifestyle.