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Take your idea to the next level and watch it grow as you receive support from our mentors in a program geared toward the needs of your business.

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RAIN Eugene connects entrepreneurs, mentors and investors together to create a network of talented and dedicated individuals who support the startup community in the Eugene-Springfield area. Join us today.

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The Eugene Accelerator can bring your vision into focus. We seek companies leaving the incubator stage for an intensive program that will test whether or not your company has what it takes. Interested? Learn more today.

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RAIN Eugene is a place where potential investors can meet with passionate scientists, engineers and designers; where mentors and service providers can link into what’s happening in the community, and where we can celebrate success and learn from failure.
Nathan Lillegard, founder of Floragenex

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