Ok, here's the deal. Our local startup ecosystem is supported for Business Oregon. Business Oregon makes investments through the Oregon Growth Fund, overseen by the Oregon Growth Board. Governor Kate Brown and Business Oregon requested $2M in this year's budget to support underserved entrepreneurs, specifically women, minority, rural, and veteran-led companies. The Ways & Means committee (co-chaired by Reps. Johnson, Rayfield, and Steiner Hayward) approved $630K. Let's show them that Oregon entrepreneurs need this full support!
You can read the sign-on letter here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ft4zjwZl2UAhCyVL_UP2RkKNYnsW6BGl9x4Fgzcyo1I/edit?usp=sharing