Cottage Grove was buzzing with activity Last Wednesday, October 25th, as nearly 100 business owners, mentors and community partners came together to celebrate entrepreneurship at the Cottage Grove Business Challenge Gala. $10,000 in prize money was awarded to the three top finishers in the challenge that attracted 24 applicants. The… read more →
The Cottage Grove Business Challenge Gala is this Wednesday 10/25. This event is the culmination of the Cottage Grove Business Challenge. The Gala will bring together the Cottage Grove community to celebrate the winners and to thank the community and business leaders that made the challenge possible. Come meet our… read more →
On Wed October 25th Cottage Grove is celebrating local entrepreneurship at The Cottage Grove Business Challenge Gala. The community is invited to attend. Twenty-four local businesses responded to the challenge by submitting executive summaries for their respective business or idea. The diverse group of entrants represents a variety of industries… read more →
There are a lot more startup dreams than startup successes. Typically nine out of ten startups have failed within 5 years after opening their doors. This high rate of failure is due almost entirely to the lack of proof of concept for the prospective business or the product itself. Too… read more →
For Alec Hankins, a graduate of the UO and founder of Lawger, tapping into local opportunities has been a successful strategy to help his company grow.