Umpqua GrowthTalks are back!

Let's Grow Together!

Attend

Sign up to attend upcoming GrowthTalks events.

Pitch

Present your business idea at one of our Pitch Nights for a chance to win funding.

Partner

Reach local entrepreneurs and help support their journey while creating economic vitality in Douglas County.

Join us August 3rd at 5:30 for the next Umpqua Growth Talks Pitch Night!

Why We Do It

GrowthTalks is produced by Umpqua Economic Development Partnership. As a Douglas County economic development organization, part of what we focus on is workforce and entrepreneurial development. The ability of entrepreneurs to start new businesses and scale them is critical for future economic growth in our county. These bi-monthly events will allow us to grow our startup community and lead entrepreneurs down a pathway to success.


Thank you to our 2022 partners!

Title Partners

Supporting Partners

Pitch Night

We regularly hold Pitch Night events to support local entrepreneurs and small businesses. Prize funds can be used for startup costs, equipment purchases, and other expenses that are incurred when starting or growing a small business.

Apply today to pitch your business!


Pitch Your Idea!

Apply

You can apply to pitch at one of our Pitch Nights for Startups or a Pitch Night for Small Businesses events through GrowthTalks.

Pitch

If approved, you can pitch your business idea or business improvement plans to a panel of judges and potentially get funded.

Succeed

If you are a selected winner, you can receive capital to start that business or give your current business a much needed boost!

Come to our next GrowthTalks event!


Hosted by Backside Brewing Co.

1640 NE Odell Ave Roseburg, Oregon 97470