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Oregon Capital Scan is a Vital Resource for a Growing Economy

first_img 0 Google+ Facebook Oregon Capital Scan is a Vital Resource for a Growing Economy Tumblr LinkedIn Share. E-Headlinescenter_img A broad coalition dedicated to improving Oregon’s capital ecosystem released the 2014 Oregon Capital Scan: A Line is Drawn. The report compiles information about capital providers in Oregon to better understand the availability of investment capital and where gaps exist.“Capital is an essential ingredient required to create jobs and grow our economy,” said Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler. “This report provides a clear picture of the capital landscape in Oregon and will help business, government and philanthropic leaders build economic development strategies that work.”The Oregon Capital Scan is intended to educate entrepreneurs and growth company leaders about the variety and scale of capital sources currently available in the state. It is also a vital resource for policy makers and investors who work to support the development of a thriving economy in Oregon.“Oregon’s economic future depends on growing our own – our own companies, workforce, entrepreneurs and especially our own capital ecosystem. This report is critical to making sure the collective investment energies of public and private partners are focused in the right direction,” said Sean Robbins, Director, Business Oregon.The report was made possible by a collaboration among Business Oregon, CTC|my CFO, Foundations for a Better Oregon, Meyer Memorial Trust, The Oregon Community Foundation, the Oregon Growth Board, and the Oregon State Treasurer’s Office. John Hull – the executive director of the Business Innovation Institute and assistant dean of the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon – was the report’s lead author.This is the second Oregon Capital Scan. The first report was published in 2012. www.oregoncf.org/2014-capitalscan. Twitter Pinterest on September 25, 2014 By CBN Emaillast_img read more

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