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Arcimoto Begins Retail Production and Delivery of Ultra-Efficient, Pure-Electric Fun Utility Vehicles

EUGENE, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV) announced  that it has begun retail production of the Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV), an affordable, practical, and joyful pure-electric vehicle for everyday commuters and fleets, and is now delivering to customers in California, Oregon and Washington.  “The FUV represents a significant step toward a sustainable transportation future in which…

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Meet Mark Frohnmayer & Arcimoto

By Greg Henderson To paraphrase Mark Frohnmayer,  “Doing it right in business is to begin with Vision and Direction. It is vital to the most sustainable businesses to solve a meaningful problem and to be a learning organization for the world.” Frohnmayer is the Founder and President of Arcimoto Fun Utility Vehicles, or FUV.  “Our…

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Meet Mark and Maddy DiRienzo

Self Storage and Commercial Real Estate Developers & Operators and Good People. By Jim Teece   I have admired Mark and Maddy for years. They are good people that have developed commercial spaces for small business owners to thrive. They are also caring community leaders and a successful husband and wife team.  I reached out…

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Meet Bend Artist Megan Myers

by Jim Teece I had a chance to interview Bend Artist Megan Myers. Megan’s art is all over Bend and on the products that are made there.  She has been featured in other publications around the state but they focused on her art and I wanted to focus on her business.   Were you born…

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Meet Laz Ayala & KDA Homes

By Cynthia Scherr  Laz Ayala carried the American Dream inside him when he crossed the U.S. border in the trunk of a Cadillac as a 14-year-old.   Now Laz, with partners Mark Knox and David DeCarlow, are making the American Dream of owning a home accessible to Southern Oregonians. Southern Oregon Entrepreneur to Entrepreneur (E2E)…

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What Replaces Timber?

What Replaces Timber?

By Josh Lehner Between the mill closure in Coos Bay, downsizing in Forest Grove, and the lively cap and trade discussions, there has been a renewed interest and focus on the timber industry in Oregon. Our office has fielded nearly a dozen requests recently to speak about the industry, historical changes and the outlook. As…

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What is the E2E Network?

E2E Network

Inspired by communities from Bend to Boulder, management consultant Cynthia Scherr and financial consultant Linda Ganim, along with other local entrepreneurs, started E2E three years ago.  They challenged their friends and clients, most of whom own businesses, to come together as a loose group of entrepreneurs to focus on promoting, developing and enhancing a sustainable…

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Blackstone Publishing: A Page Turner

Blackstone Publishing

by Cynthia Scherr Traffic snakes along at 5 mph, horns honk, the smell of asphalt and exhaust mix in the air. Ever found a traffic jam inspiring?  Craig Black, founder of Blackstone Publishing, did. Thirsty to continue his education, Craig started reading classic literature and history in his 30s while driving L.A. freeways. After several…

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Learn to Live! – a TEDxAshland Talk

TEDx Ashland

Learn to Live – a TEDxAshland Talk Trever Yarrish and I had the opportunity to present at the first TEDxAshland in May. Our “Learn to Live” talk focused on a new idea we have for applying agile principles that we both use everyday in our own software companies, to your own personal education. We spent…

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TEDx Ashland

On May 20, 2019 I took the stage with 13 other brave individuals at the Camelot Theatre in Talent, Oregon and presented 15 to 18 minute stories as a part of the first TEDx Ashland.  After months of practice and coaching we took turns presenting memorized talks about topics that covered everything from humanity to…

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Smoke Season

Smoke Season

  For 6 weeks last year, smoke filled most of southern Oregon’s air and for many days we had the worst air quality in the nation. We were told to stay indoors and we downloaded AQI (Air Quality Index) apps that sent us daily alerts and we watched wind shifts on websites (check out windy.com for a…

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