Business Incubators

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Entrepreneurs thrive working with other entrepreneurs, alongside experienced mentors. Oregon has many incubators and accelerators to get these great business ideas moving forward into reality and revenue. Business Oregon has helped launch and grow several accelerators and incubators in Oregon. Below you’ll find some of these resources, in addition to other entrepreneurial tools.


Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute (ATAMI)Oregon State University
1110 NE Circle Blvd (HP Building 11)
Corvallis, OR 97330
Service area: Statewide
Web siteATAMI is OSU’s research, development and commercialization ecosystem for high impact technology and manufacturing development. It houses faculty labs for research in advanced manufacturing and labs for lease by industry partners doing research, development and production in advanced processes, methods and materials. Space is available.
BESThq12745 SW Beaverdam Road
Beaverton, OR 97005
Service area: Washington County
Web siteBESThq works to sustainably grow small businesses through strategic planning, risk management and profitability while being recognized as a model for Oregon Benefit Companies.
Eugene Mindworks Coworking and Business Incubator207 E. 5th Ave, Suite 220
Eugene, OR 97401
Service area: Eugene/Springfield
Web siteEugene Mindworks is an opportunity, a place for entrepreneurs, startups and the self employed to collaborate, innovate and grow.
Fertilab Thinkubator390 Lincoln Street
Eugene, OR 97401
Service area: Lane County
Web siteFertiLab offers the greater Eugene/Springfield community a welcoming hub for business startup incubation by connecting entrepreneurs with vital resources, including mentors, educational classes, and co-working biotech research labs and prototyping shop space.
Forge Portland1410 SW Morrison Street, Suite 850
Portland, OR 97205
Service area: Multnomah County
Web siteForge Portland is a community-based accelerator and coworking space for social enterprises and freelancers trying to do good in the world. Forge members have access to a suite of free services designed to help them run more efficiently, including free accounting templates, legal referral, business development, mentorship and intern placement. 
FoundersPad777 SW Mill View Way, Suite 200
Bend, OR 97702
Service area: Deschutes County
Web siteFoundersPad’s Technology Accelerator Program supports entrepreneurs with top-quality programs based on evidence-based entrepreneurship and Lean Startup principles. Their programs are designed to help entrepreneurs understand and engage with their customers, adapt and learn how to develop a scalable business model and accelerate growth in the marketplace. 
Hacienda CDC6700 NE Killingsworth St.
Portland, OR 97218
Service area: Multnomah County
Web siteMicro Mercantes is a nonprofit food business incubator for low income & minority entrepreneurs. Come to an orientation to learn about the program (971-280-3825 or email). Attend our boot camp: Meet experts to know what you need to start a food business. Enroll in program services: business advising, seminars, IDA’s, sales opportunities, commissary kitchen & more!
Hatch Lab2402 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232
Service area: Portland Metro Area
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Baker City
2019 Main Street Ste. A
Baker City, Oregon 97814
Web siteHatch is a space for visionaries and realists who are working for a better world. It’s a place where local and social entrepreneurs can imagine, launch and scale enterprises that improve communities. Our facility has a combination of offices, wide open co-work space on comfy couches or old library chairs, creative cubes and unique meeting rooms … many spaces allow members to work, connect, and thrive.
Mercy Corps Northwest43 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97204
Service area: Statewide; Provides contracting, consulting/counseling and financial services.
Web siteMercy Corps Northwest works to assist low-income and beginning entrepreneurs to start or grow their small business. Based in Portland, their services include loans, grants to purchase business assets, a business planning 101 course and weekly seminars on a range of topics.
OSU Cascades Innovation Co-Lab1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702
Service area: Central Oregon
Web siteThe Co-Lab provides space and practical learning opportunities to help innovative companies in Central Oregon. Additionally, the Co-Lab gives student interns real-world experience by partnering them with the companies who use the Co-Lab.
Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC)3800 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Suite 260
Beaverton, OR 97005
Service area: Washington County
Web siteOTBC is a tech startup incubator that provides coaching, networking events, entrepreneurship programs and shared office space to help tech, biotech, cleantech and opentech start-up ventures succeed.
OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI)4640 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 250
Portland, OR 97239
Service area: Statewide
Web siteThe OBI provides scientists and young companies with the resources and expertise needed to take their research from the lab to the market. The OBI is outfitted with lab and office space and advanced scientific equipment, allowing companies to focus on commercializing their research and growing their business rather than investing in buildout and technology.
Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE)1227 NW Davis St
Portland, OR 97209
Web sitePIE provides $20,000 and office space to spend up to nine months (3 months of the program plus a potential 6 more months rent-free). Companies learn from startups-in-residence, successful alumni, and Wieden+Kennedy and its network.
Portland Seed Fund805 SW Broadway, Suite 2440
Portland, OR 97205
Web siteThe Portland Seed Fund is a privately managed fund and non-resident accelerator focused on providing emerging companies the capital, mentoring and connections to help them grow. Financing is provided via convertible notes and allows follow-on financing. The flexible, 90-day curriculum includes deliverables, training sessions and mentor guidance.
Portland State Business Accelerator2828 SW Corbett Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Web siteThe Portland State Business Accelerator speeds the success of these high-growth companies by providing resources, connections, expertise, University support and control of high-impact costs, all within a growth-focused entrepreneurial community. 
Portland State Social Innovation IncubatorPSU School of Business Administration, Impact Entrepreneurs
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207
Service area: Statewide
Web siteThe Portland State Social Innovation Incubator provides social venture startups with the “4 Cs:” Capacity gained through training in business best practices; Community of peers; Connections to advisors, funders, volunteers and customers; and Credibility from participation and exposure.
Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN)Service area: South Willamette Valley
Web siteOregon RAIN serves entrepreneurs in Oregon’s South Willamette Valley by connecting them to resources and partners that can help them turn ideas into thriving, local traded-sector companies. RAIN has presence in Corvallis (OSU Advantage Accelerator) and Eugene (RAIN Eugene).
SCORE—Central Oregon ChapterService area: This is a virutual office serving Central Oregon
Web siteSCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and provides support to business owners by offering 24/7 online mentoring advice, in-person meetings, low- cost workshops, “how-to” articles, business templates, online workshops and online training.
SCORE – Portland Chapter601 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Suite 950
Portland, OR 97204
Service area: Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties
Web siteSCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and provides support to business owners by offering 24/7 online mentoring advice, in-person meetings, low- cost workshops, “how-to” articles, business templates, online workshops and online training.
SCORE – Salem Chapter922 NW Circle Blvd, Suite 160, #327
Corvallis, OR 97330
Service area: Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Benton, Linn, Lincoln and southern part of Clackamas counties
Web siteSCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and provides support to business owners by offering 24/7 online mentoring advice, in-person meetings, low- cost workshops, “how-to” articles, business templates, online workshops and online training.​
Starve Ups331 NE Hancock St
Portland, OR 97212
Web siteStarve Ups’ mission is to share insights, resources and networks amongst membership companies to support and sustain successful businesses. Starve Ups membership companies treat one another’s business as their own and move forward with the success of the whole as the goal.
Sustainable Valley Technology GroupPO Box 1075
Medford, OR 97501
Service area: Statewide
Web siteThe mission of Sustainable Valley Technology Group (SVTG) is to inspire, attract and mentor innovative companies toward successful entrepreneurship of sustainable technologies. SVTG can connect young companies with investors, facilities and mentors.
TenXWeb is an open source-style accelerator, that provides content, events, conferences & learning programs to generate growth for high potential organizations & individuals. TenX’s Sprint and Marathon programs support founders and leaders in tackling developmental milestones starting from $0-$100K, and accelerating to $100K-$1MM+.
TiE OregonPO Box 91042
Portland, OR 97291
Web siteTiE provides a supportive platform for mentoring, networking and education for both entrepreneurs and other professionals interested in economic value creation.
Umpqua Business Center522 SE Washington Ave
Roseburg, OR 97470
Service area: Douglas County
Web siteUmpqua Business Center’s mission is to nurture aspiring entrepreneurs and start-up businesses by providing collaborative advisory, mentoring and technical assistance in a professional environment fostering economic vitality through job creation.
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