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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Oregon startups are beginning to mature, a new survey shows.

Nearly three-fourths of the respondents of the second annual "Benchmark Survey" added jobs in 2012. The survey, conducted by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, said that penciled out to an additional 1,313 jobs.

More than 3,600 people work at venture-backed startups in Oregon, according to an analysis completed by The Oregonian and the Oregon Employment Department last year. That amounts to less than one-half of 1 percent of private employment statewide.

Still, the startup scene has generated excitement not seen since the dot.com era, partly because people employed in startups also receive about 20 percent more pay than those working the same industry elsewhere.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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