Hustle Talks — Your Customer is Your World

As part of the ID8 pre-accelerator program, Fertilab (a coworking space I am a member of) is hosting a series of “hustle talks” to help small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs attract, retain, and grow their customer base. As part of the series, Jen Bell—a...

Defazio Visits FertiLab

FertiLab’s Springfield location was visited Tuesday, March 8th by Congressman Peter Defazio. During his visit, he was able to interact with FertiLab members, staff, board, mentors, and several of the companies that had went through FertiLab’s ID8...

OnEarth is Top Pitch at ID8 Demo Day

A Festive Night ID8 wrapped up it’s 3rd cohort on December 18th in grand fashion.  In addition to being a night for ID8 participants to pitch their businesses, it was also FertiLab’s official Holiday Party.  RAIN sponsored the event along with Planktown...

Record-Setting Participation for Startup Weekend

FertiLab Hosts Startup Weekend for Third Straight Year Fertilab Thinkubator played host to a record-setting Startup Weekend Eugene/Springfield, Nov. 13-14. More than 85 participants showcased dozens of entrepreneurial ideas for the chance to take home first place...

10 Public Speaking Lessons

10 Public Speaking Lessons from Entrepreneur Magazine With Startup Weekend just around the corner and the holidays around the bend, prepare yourself with some public speaking tips from the best of the best. Want to inspire action? An effective way to do that is to...