ONAMI's current program offers a combined free expert consulting (technology, market, competition, strategy, company formation) service along with optional/selective $25-75K SAFE investment packages for very early stage (pre-investment, pre-revenue, possibly pre-company formation) science-based/deep technology startup companies that are, or plan to be, primarily based in the state of Oregon.
Preference will be given to companies solving critical problems in large markets with a unique competitive advantage, defendable IP, and a path to an investable management team.
The program will be in four stages:
If this looks like a possible fit for you, your first steps are to:
This project is funded in part by the Oregon State Lottery and administered by the Oregon Business Development Department.