List of local resources for startup companies. These websites provide a good starting point for any business or individual looking to grow their business or launch their idea.

  • NEW – Corvallis Maker Space – The Foundry
  • YesCorvallis – Corvallis Economic Development Office
    • Benton County is where start ups thrive!  From creative enterprises, to software start ups to technology spin offs from OSU, Hewlett-Packard, and other research centers, Corvallis has a strong entrepreneurial community.  Resources abound for helping Corvallis Start- ups at YesCorvallis.
  • Oregon State University / RAIN Advantage Accelerator Resource
    • The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/ RAIN Corvallis focuses on high-growth, innovative companies from the mid-Willamette Valley and extended Oregon State University community. We assist innovators and entrepreneurs, providing the tools and resources necessary for success with their emerging enterprises.Our staff, mentors, and student interns work directly with entrepreneurs during all phases of the commercialization process to explore markets, develop products, and obtain customers. Our goal is to launch each venture with a robust and successful growth strategy.
    •  Incubators and Accelerators in Oregon
    • Government Resources
    • Industry Associations
    • Websites and Blogs
    • Funding and Dates
    • Events
    • OSU Resources
    • Courses and Reference Info
  • Corvallis Chamber of Commerce
  • Startup Corvallis – Meetup Group
    • Startup Corvallis organizes and supports informal get-togethers that include coffee, happy hour, and other casual events. We’re working to build a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Corvallis area from the bottom up through great networking events that are free-form by nature. Innovators should be highly motivated to network, talk about their ideas and needs, and have a roll-up the sleeves, jump in and help attitude.
  • AngelList – Get a Job at a Startup. Apply privately to tens of thousands of startup jobs with one application. No middlemen. See salary and equity upfront.
  • KickStarter – Helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. Kickstarter is an enormous global community built around creativity and creative projects. Over 10 million people, from every continent on earth, have backed a Kickstarter project.
  • peerbackers – Earn a return from your peers. Not the bank. Join the movement to revolutionize the way you save and invest.
  • EquityNet – Leading Business Crowdfunding Platform. $115+ million in funds raised by entrepreneurs in the last 12 months.
  • IdeaScale – IdeaScale is an innovation management platform that uses crowdsourcing to help you find and develop the next big thing.
  • Startups.co – Helps startups get Customers, Press, Funding and Mentors.