Category Archives: Front Page

Agrarian Ales’ Success: Q&A with Ben Tilley

The following is an interview with Ben Tilley of Agrarian Ales, conducted by Rebecca Shenton, Hatch’s communications fellow. Agrarian Ales was the second company in Oregon, after Red Wagon Creamery, to complete their maximum raise by...

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ComCap16: Community Capital Redefines the Power of Place

Last week’s ComCap16 hosted in Portland, Oregon successfully brought together a couple hundred plus entrepreneurs, state securities experts, community advocates and economists, authors, investors, Native Americans and citizens to talk local investing. ComCap, short for community...

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How to Turn City Leaders into Community Quarterbacks

Interview: Chip Massie, Executive Director, Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Last week, I got to talk on the phone with Chip Massie about what it means to be a community quarterback. Chip is the Executive Director...

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Announcing the ComCap16 Rural Scholarship!

Thanks to the support and partnership with The Ford Family Foundation, we are pleased to announce the ComCap16 Rural Scholarship. We want to make this conference as accessible as possible for potential attendees across the state of Oregon. Suggested regions...

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A “Credible(s)” Case for Local Food: Q&A with Arno Hesse

We’re gearing up for all things ComCap16 here at Hatch Innovation in preparation for our second annual conference next month. Leaders on community capital, local economy building, buy local advocacy, lawmakers, legislators, policy makers and nonprofit...

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Lessons Learned at Our Table Cooperative by Narendra Varma

The following is a guest post from Narendra Varma, Executive Director of Our Table Cooperative LESSONS LEARNED AT OUR TABLE COOPERATIVE In the late 1990s, after eight years working at Microsoft Corporation, my wife and I...

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MacDougall is the Official Bat of the Great West League

MadDougall Batmakers, one of the companies on HatchOregon.com, is now the official bat for the Great West League. Congratulations John and company! “We’re pleased to welcome MacDougall Bats to our Great West League family”, said GWL...

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