NextGen Startups Set to Fuel Growth of Local Economy The Eugene area startup community welcomed the next generation of entrepreneurs with incredible enthusiasm at the fifth annual Pitch Stream event, on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Ten early-stage company founders pitched to a crowd of nearly 100 people at Lane Community… read more →
The Lane County Food and Beverage Manufacturing sector continues to grow. Since 2012 the number of firms in the area has increased by 38.6%, adding over 1000 new employees. New economic data shows that as of 2017 Lane County is home to 165 food and beverage manufacturing companies, employing more… read more →
Nearly 100 people attended Food Business Unpacked: Marketing Innovations at Ninkasi’s Atrium last Tuesday. The energy in the room was electric as Food and Business professionals from across Lane County gathered with local marketing experts to discuss how savvy companies are leveraging tech to grow their brands. Thanks again to… read more →
An advisory board of 21 local business leaders is guiding the work of Sector Strategist, Micah Elconin of Season to Taste Consulting, to solidify Lane County as a food and beverage manufacturing hub. Lane County is home to over 138 food and beverage manufacturing companies, which employ over 3,300 people,… read more →
Clifford Dax and Jonathan Baumgardner were inspired to launch the company LumiDax Electronics by a desire to see more students involved in STEM fields.