I  Portland State University Business Accelerator


     Office Locations:

2828 S Corbett Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: 503-725-2312
Fax: 503-467-2293



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    The Portland State University Business Accelerator is home to 30+ startup companies in technology, bioscience, and cleantech. Together, they have raised more private angel and venture capital the last three years than any other location in Oregon. The Business Accelerator speeds the success of these high-growth companies by providing resources, connections, expertise, University support, and control of high-impact costs, all within a growth-focused entrepreneurial community. Over the past 5 years Accelerator companies: Raised $106 million in private funding; Generated $36 million in revenue; and Secured over $11 million in public grants. In calendar year 2019, PSBA companies secured over $23 million in public grants.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Angela Jackson Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Julia Baldwin Program Manager


    Portfolio companies include:


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