SOREDI Concept Grant Finalists

MEDFORD, Ore. — We now know who the finalists are and who will be heading into the Southern Oregon Angel Conference. Nearly 100 people were in attendance last night at the Bigham Knoll Event Center to help select finalists among concept stage companies. During a live text-to-vote procedure, the audience selected Cargonav, Institute For Sustainable … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon Angel Investors Begin

MEDFORD, Ore. — Tuesday afternoon, ten applicants for this year’s Southern Oregon Angel Investors Grant got a chance to practice their pitch to a panel of experts. Next month, the applicants will have to present at the Jefferson Grape Vine before a live audience, who will vote for five of the entrepreneurs to move on. … Continue reading »

Deadline Thursday for Angel Investment

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local start-up companies only have a short time left to get a chance at a major investment. The deadline for companies to apply for the 2013 Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network Conference is Thursday at 11:59 p.m. Finalists will have a chance to present their startup business plans to local investors at … Continue reading »

2013 Angel Conference Accepts Applicants

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local start-up companies will soon have the chance to win a $200,000 investment. SOREDI is accepting applications for the 2013 Angel Investment Network Conference. Competing companies can either be ready to launch, or still in the concept stage. Concept stage companies can apply for $49 this year; launch stage companies can apply … Continue reading »

Rogue Nexus Encourages Local Online Biz

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local online business is on the rise in Southern Oregon, now those companies are getting an extra hand in expanding their work. A special event was held Tuesday afternoon to help those local e-businesses connect with other resources in the Rogue Valley. The event was held by SOREDI, who created a network … Continue reading »

E-Commerce Success In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Rogue Valley ranks among the top in e-commerce businesses, those using the internet to sell products. The Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc., or SOREDI, created the Rogue Nexus E-Commerce Consortium to help keep this business sector soaring. It’s a group of businesses all in the same boat: they sell or market … Continue reading »

National Consultants Visit Rogue Valley

JACKSONVILLE, Ore.  — A variety of businesses in the Rogue Valley have seen success both locally and nationally. Now, Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc. is hosting three national site consultants in hopes of building on the future. “Economic development is a very long term process but you’ve got to start the process” said Jackson County … Continue reading »

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