A not-for profit pub in Portland is just one example of a new worldwide trend toward businesses that exist to donate their profits to charity, supporting local economic development, while running a profit-making business at the...Read More
Author: The BEC
“Critics of crowdfunding say that the risk of fraud is high, but their case is weak given that individual dollar investment amounts allowed under the JOBS Act are so small that it would take hundreds of years for...Read More
Willamette Startup Weekend Jan 25-27, OSU Campus – Kearney Hall / Co-sponsored by TAO/WIN Corvallis Chapter Startup Weekend is returning to Corvallis! Startup Weekend is a global movement that has facilitated the launch...Read More
What happens when you back a cool new gadget on Kickstarter, but the entrepreneur fails to come through with the finished product? Crowdfunding gathers what are essentially donations. If a product is late or if the concept...Read More
When: Friday November 16, 2012 Time: 7pm-9pm Where: Dennis Hall at the First Presbyterian Church The BEC is co-sponsoring Small Change, Big Change: Investing in Our Community, a forum on local economic development tools, taking...Read More
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