The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is pleased to announce four finalists for the 2017 OEN Tom Holce Game Changer Award. The OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards honor the skill and the courage that it takes for entrepreneurs to create a business out of an idea. The event is intended to not only celebrate entrepreneurs, but to highlight … Read more
On Wednesday I attended the annual Oregon Entrepreneurial Summit, where nine business owners shared “True Grit” stories about failure and success during the entrepreneurial journey. Once the guacamole was gone and everyone had a tamale or two on their plate, the crowd of more than 175 was ready for a night of entertaining anecdotes from aspiring and … Read more
Some small business advocates are calling for Oregon to establish a state bank to partner with community banks to provide business loans.