The 2015 RAIN Conference took place on
December 9, 2015 at the Danny Lang Event Center located on the beautiful campus of UCC.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015 RAIN LAUNCH AND CONCEPT STAGE WINNERS, AND TO ALL THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED!
2015 RAIN (Roseburg Area Angel Investor Network) winners:
Launch Stage Prize: HoneyComb Corp
HoneyComb Corp was awarded $220,000.
Concept Stage Prize: Inspiration Mixes
Inspiration Mixes was awarded $5,000 in cash and an additional $3,000 in support services.
Second Prize awarded to: ME-2 Strapless Backpack
ME-2 Strapless Backpack received a cash of award of $2,000.
2014 RAIN (Roseburg Area Angel Investor Network) winners:
Launch Stage Prize: Amplion Research
Concept Stage Prize: Nola Mix
Last year’s competition Launch Stage investment totaled $160,000, which was awarded to Amplion Research. The investors also decided to make an additional (“side car”) investment of $50,000 in Red Duck Foods of Eugene.
In 2013, we launched our first ever angel investment competition and conference here in Roseburg, Oregon… and successfully invested $230k into one Oregon business. Total amount invested in two years is over $400,000.
If you are interested in being involved with RAIN and want to learn more, learn more about the RAIN group, the investors, and our mission.
Are You An Oregon Entrepreneur Looking For Funding For Your Business Or Idea?
The Roseburg Oregon entrepreneurial ecosystem is becoming stronger and stronger each year as more and more interest, programs, and energy pops up in our area. The RAIN group and angel investment competition is one of those efforts that our entrepreneur community jumped at the chance to build. RAIN is the first angel investment conference in Oregon operating outside a metro area.
If you are an entrepreneur with an Oregon based business poised for high growth and you need capital to do so, OR if you are a budding entrepreneur based in Douglas County and have an idea that you think can turn into an innovative business idea, but could use some seed money, resources, and help in honing your idea and your pitch, you might consider joining us in our 2015 Launch and Concept Competition.