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From manufacturers to microbrewers, creative services to coffee carts, and bike shops to bookstores, Portland’s neighborhood business districts serve the diverse residents that call our city home.

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Venture Portland

Venture Portland means business. Since 1986 Venture Portland has invested in the smart, strategic growth of Portland’s unique neighborhood business districts.

Through grant funds, trainings, and technical assistance the organization serves Portland’s diverse and dynamic business districts. Comprised of a majority of the city’s businesses and nearly half of its jobs – playing a vital role in Portland’s economic prosperity.

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Upcoming Events

Show your love for local this Valentines Day with Small Businesses Big Hearts. Take a selfie at your favorite business for your chance to win prizes. You can submit as many selfies as you want, the more creative the better! Learn more ›› 

Small Businesses Big...

February 10, 2016
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Mississippi Ave Seco...

February 11, 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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You’re Invited! Venture Portland is turning 30 and we want to celebrate with you! Join us at Celebrate Our City and raise a glass to … Keep Reading ››

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