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SH joining other cities to hire RAIN 'venture catalyst'


May 16, 2018

Sweet Home has joined seven other cities in Linn and Benton counties in pooling funds to hire a “venture catalyst,” who will help connect local budding entrepreneurs to the resources they need to build successful and lasting businesses.

The eight cities participating are Adair Village, Brownsville, Halsey, Harrisburg, Lebanon, Monroe, Philomath and Sweet Home.

The program includes “accelerator” programs at the University of Oregon in Eugene and Oregon State University in Corvallis along with the local Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network program in Eugene.

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