The Chehalem Valley Innovation Accelerator (CVIA) is a non-profit organization located in Newberg, Oregon, that seeks to help entrepreneurs and businesses bridge the gap between ideas and implementation. Their focus is to leverage technology, local industry resources, and ready-made markets of customer prospects to help these ventures succeed in the Chehalem Valley. This utilizes the valley’s service-oriented community to achieve their mission: help tech-based ventures accelerate to success.

The CVIA provides:

  • CREATIVE, CONNECTED WORKSPACE
  • FUNDING ASSISTANCE
  • EXPERT COACHING AND MENTORSHIP
  • HELP GETTING PRODUCTS-TO-MARKET, LOCALLY & GLOBALLY

Whether you are a brand-new startup or an existing business looking for offsite project incubation space, CVIA’s goal is to help you bring innovative products to market in agriculture, manufacturing, medicine and education. These industry segments are well-supported in the valley with businesses willing to foster innovation and, more importantly, with potential to purchase your products and services.

CVIA’s partners include the Cities of Newberg & Dundee, the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce, George Fox University, Frontier Communications, Technology Association of Oregon, PIE (Portland Incubator Experience), Innovate Oregon, and dozens of local businesses.