Oregon RAIN’s mission is to partner with Oregon communities to catalyze entrepreneurial ecosystems, connect entrepreneurs to resources (including overlooked entrepreneurs), and contribute to the creation of prosperous economies.



Communities support, value, and celebrate entrepreneurs.

Regional leaders recognize entrepreneurs are a primary creator of net new jobs.

Small and rural communities in Oregon have thriving economies.

A culture of possibilities is embraced.


The Oregon Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network (Oregon RAIN) is 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded to advance the formation of local-impact innovative startup companies that generate jobs, wealth, and opportunities for the state. Oregon RAIN, which is run by experienced entrepreneurs and angel investors, connects entrepreneurs with strategic resources for launching and scaling business ventures, including mentor connections, educational and training programs, and access to capital.


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