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January 15, 2019
RFP - SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Assistance Project
VertueLab is seeking proposals related to its SBIR/STTR Support Center activities funded in part by the Small Business Administration and in part by VertueLab. Deadline January 30, 2019.

January 14, 2019
Apply for $100,000 Grants from Business Oregon
Apply for grants of up to $100,000 to Oregon startups commercializing promising science and research that aligns with Oregon InC’s targeted industry sectors: clean tech/impact investing, advanced manufacturing, natural resources, life science applications, advanced materials, and active lifestyle. Deadline Feb 1, 2019 Download the RFP

January 10, 2019
Badass Women Entrepreneurs Event in Bend, OR
We're a small group of women entrepreneurs creating a space for other like-minded women to congregate and connect. It's more than an event – it’s a movement! If we're going to make change happen for women in the world of business, we need to do it together. Learn more


November 27 was #GivingTuesday and an opportunity to help support our work with cleantech entrepreneurs creating solutions to climate change!

October 10, 2018
Cleantech Startups Win Awards, Prize Money from Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator
Winners include a plant-based detergent, a process that produces vodka from excess whey, a micro-hydro energy system, and a technology that enables lower cost hydrogen for fuel cells.

September 27, 2018
Brave New World for Impact Investing
As Impact Investing gains popularity, it addresses new challenges that VertueLab’s model is helping to solve.

September 26, 2018
Video: Current Trends in Impact Investing, Philanthropy
Arnerich Massena’s Katherine Fox opened the VertueLab Impact Summit talking about current trends in impact investing and impact philanthropy.

September 16, 2018
Matchmaking for environmentally minded startup companies

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Sept 12, 2018
Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Expands Focus to Identify, Promote Sustainable Agriculture Technologies
Program to explore the nexus of food-water-energy, validate solutions to address agriculture’s environmental impact.

January 25, 2018
Technology Boosts Grape Quality, Saves Water
VertueLab makes impact investment in startup that's helping vintners save water while improving crop yields and flavor by fine-tuning plant stress.

February 13, 2018
Startups Land $450,000 in SBIR Grants
VertueLab-supported companies win NSF grants to advance technologies for nontoxic sunscreen ingredients and improved indoor air quality.

August 24, 2017
Tapping the Pressure in Water Pipes for Power
New technology converts pressure in water pipes running below cities, agricultural fields, and factories into electricity.

June 26, 2017
Solar-Powered Suncoolers Keep Food Cool
Sun-powered, rooftop-mounted ventilation units developed in Oregon helping cool U.S. military food supplies stored in cavernous California warehouse.