Eight companies start in Eugene business accelerator

Eight companies start in Eugene business accelerator

The accelerator, a 12-week mentorship and business development program, is part of the state-backed economic development initiative called RAIN — Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network.

RAIN’s goal is to pool the resources of the University of Oregon and Oregon State University; the cities of Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis and Albany; and the business communities of Lane, Linn and Benton counties.

The aim is to turn new technologies into companies and create well-paid jobs in the southern Willamette Valley.

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