July 12, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Entrepreneurs  
  Portland, Oregon Resources for Entrepreneurs  
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Portland, Oregon Resources for Entrepreneurs

Our goal is to help as many Oregon entrepreneurs as possible. You can find a growing list of resources for Portland entrepreneurs right here.

Oregon Entrepreneurial Resources

Start by looking at our statewide resources. We are constantly updating our list of state resources for Oregon. These state-level resources can be very useful to Portland entrepreneurs . . . and any entrepreneurs in Oregon for that matter.

You'll find information on Oregon business incubators, Oregon venture capitalists, angel investors in Oregon and many other useful resources.

Use the link below to access our Oregon entrepreneurial resources:

Useful Information on Portland, Oregon

Did you know that approximately 529,000 people live in Portland? That's the count according to recent census data.

Portland, Oregon Newspaper Advertising

Do you want to advertise your Portland, OR small business? We would highly recommend that consider advertising in local newspapers to reach Portland consumers.

To make your life a little bit easier, we've assembled newspaper advertising rates for newspapers in Portland, Oregon.

Radio Advertising Portland, Oregon

If you are interested in radio advertising in the area, we've done a little bit of the work for you already. We've gathered information on radio advertising prices for Portland radio stations.

Starting a Business in Portland, Oregon

We've prepared startup guides for new entrepreneurs in Portland, OR. Enjoy!

Business Demographics for Portland, Oregon

Portland has more than 28,000 companies located within its borders. The most popular business types are delineated in the table below:

Business Type# of
Full-Service Restaurants941
Offices of Lawyers870
Limited-Service Restaurants719
Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)616
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages503
Offices of Dentists497
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers491
Religious Organizations457
New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)383
Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings332
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers298
Residential Remodelers293
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars291
Offices of Certified Public Accountants274
Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services265
General Automotive Repair265
Engineering Services264
Landscaping Services260
Beauty Salons242
Child Day Care Services242
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)233
Janitorial Services224
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors224
Custom Computer Programming Services216
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices205


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