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EDCO Seeks Marketing Communications Mgr.

Ruth Lindley to retire mid June; click here for position description details.


Applications for EDCO Venture Catalyst Manager Accepted Through June 6

EDCO seeks a leader who can continue to develop Central Oregon’s strong culture of entrepreneurship.


SoarOregon makes $327K in grants

Statewide organization based in Bend awards five companies to further develop the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry. Paradigm isr receives $60k.


Lean Training: As Powerful for Individuals as Companies

Register for this Apr 22nd interactive forum with Dan Markovitz, founder of TimeBack Management and Stanford professor. Dan will give practical tips on how to put Lean to work for your personal productivity.


State organization releases RFP to further UAV business in Oregon

OR-UAS is soliciting grant proposals for projects that will create UAV-related jobs or generate other UAV-related long-term activity in Oregon. Responses to the RFP are due Friday, February 28, 2014.


Nonprofit launches to make Oregon a leader in civilian UAV development

Oregon Unmanned Aerial Systems Business Enterprise (OR-UAS) will serve the state and job creation is its goal. Mark Morrisson is named Executive Director of this Bend-based nonprofit. Read more by clicking on the headline.


Drone sites chosen; may bring jobs to C.O.

KTVZ reporter Femi Abebefe reports that the FAA OKs three sites in Oregon, including Warm Springs


FAA selection of national test sites to benefit Central Oregon

A four year, EDCO-led initiative to capitalize on the potential of aerial systems initiative pays off with test site in Warm Springs


Diversifying Bend's economy

Business journalist Rachael Rees reports on "The Big Bend Theory" -- a competition to draw Silicon Valley startups and entrepreneurs to Bend.


Seven Peaks Ventures launches in Bend

Rachael Rees of The Bulletin reports on the formation of a venture capital fund by Dino Vendetti, a veteran from Silicon Valley and now a Bend resident.

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