Gorge Innoventure (GI) is a business accelerator that has evolved out the efforts of the PubTalk program and the Gorge Angel Conference. A significant number of volunteers, sponsors and businesses have contributed to the effort to put GI in place. The facility is operational and working to build the entrepreneurial support network in the Gorge. We are currently operating with limited hours at our 1000 Marina Way location (next to the Port of Hood River). Key access is available for use of the facility during the hours of 6:00am to 11:00pm, members without keys may use the facility during office hours which are, Tuesday 1- 4pm, Wednesday 10 – 4pm, and Thursday 10 – 4pm.
Support for the GI program can come in many ways. Businesses wanting to benefit from the resources available may join the Accelerator and access a wide variety of programs, activities and the physical space including private meeting rooms and public desk space. Service providers and other supporters of entrepreneurship will participate in GI through its sponsorship program which is outlined below. This group will include mentors and others dedicated to supporting member entrepreneurs to succeed.
- 1-3 Employees $120 per year
- 4-9 Employees $240 per year
- 10 + Employees $575 per year
- $600 per year for key access
Gorge Innoventure Member Benefits
Gorge Innoventure is providing mentoring through many of the highly qualified volunteers making the Gorge their home. Expertise in almost any field is available to members.
A variety of training workshops, keynote events and other events will be held each month to provide a wide assortment of topics and resources to members.
Grow Your Professional Network
A variety of events will happen at the GI facility each month that will allow for meeting and networking with a wide assortment of experts.
Connect With The Community
The Gorge has a strong and vibrant entrepreneurial community made stronger because of the support provided by the community. Companies will be given an opportunity to give back through story telling, by participation in PubTalksTM and The Gorge Angel ConferenceTM, and by providing a roadmap for future startups.
Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, OEN, Virtual Membership – Special Sign Up Rate $50/year
Only available to individuals located outside the Portland metro and Southwest Washington (Vancouver/Camas) area. Join online www.oen.org
- Access to OEN website functions
- Access to OEN educational webinars
- Member pricing for all Portland area events
Questions can be directed to the Facility Manager:
Laury Wymore at (541)436-0797 or firstname.lastname@example.org.