Oregon Small Business Development Center Network

Success Stories

mudsharksmallMudshark Studios

Mudshark Studios LLC is fresh off of their Olympics debut where the ceramic production company created foot mold plaques of 13 Team USA athletes for a New York advertising company. Their work appeared in Citibank ads in build up to the 2012 London Games.

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PebbleShotPebble Smart

Keith Jin, creator of Pebble Smart™ Doggie Doorbell makes it his mission “to bring more enjoyment to dog lovers and their dogs.” A creative spark, led to his innovative product that eliminates a stressor in dog owners’ livesdoggies scratching on the door to go in and out. Keith, a Eugene resident and software engineer, solved a problem in his own life, and now solves the same problem for people across the country and beyond. Just over a year ago, with the help of the Lane SBDC (Small Business Development Center) Keith launched Pebble Smart LLC, a pet products business.

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Nutcase2SmallNutcase Helmets

“Everything is changing so much, on so many fronts. So this [Grow Oregon] was really the start of doing any thought-through marketing plan work,” says Philip, “It’s been a huge help to get to where we are now.” Nutcase Helmets is well on its way for future growth including new product lines and securing more distributors worldwide.

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Wahoo Films Wahoo Films Celebrating Success

Michelle Alvarado started Wahoo Films four years ago, while working full-time running a high school film department. Since then, she’s built Wahoo into a cutting-edge video production company.


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