OSDL, Oregon Launch Open Technology Incubator
As expected, OSDL and Oregon announced the launch of an open technology incubator in Beaverton, Ore.A center for "open technology" startups will open in a Portland, Ore. suburb on February 1, the OSDL has announced. Funded by the City of Beaverton, the Open Technology Business Center will offer residencies to qualified early-stage companies, with the OSDL providing consulting around open source business models and opportunites. According to the OSDL, the Center will offer participants in its "ventures-in-residence" program office space, network facilities, and a variety of consulting services. The Center will also house an "Open Technology executive institute" for advisors, educators, consultants, and investors, who will enjoy "access to to industry thought leaders and domain experts," the organization says.
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