What We Offer

Residents prosper with startup-friendly amenities, programs & community

For the past five years, Accelerator companies raised more angel and venture capital than any other address in the State of Oregon. It takes a special recipe to serve and grow the state's top companies.

The Accelerator does not take any equity in companies it supports and serves.


  • Flexible terms: Rolling 6-month leases allow agility to upsize and downsize with base lease
  • Competitive rates: below average market rates for Class B office and lab space in downtown Portland
  • Technology: high-speed internet, server room rack space and conference room wifi
  • Offices: a range of sizes and configurations to fit any budget, desks and chairs included
  • Meeting rooms: 4 conference rooms with whiteboards, screens, projectors, wifi (residents reserve online)
  • Informal space: 4 kitchens, 2 break rooms 
  • Parking: on-site lot at low monthly rates; on-street city permit option
  • Eco-commute: bike racks, on several transit routes
  • Access to check out books from PSU's Library
  • Secure: monitored building with security system
  • 24/7 electronic fob access to building and offices
  • Hassle-free janitorial service
  • Utilities included
  • Equipment: Scan/fax, projector
  • Dog-friendly building


  • PSU Connections: work with PSU students on capstone projects and as interns, learn about faculty research, tap into events happening at PSU
  • Monthly peer gatherings: CEO Council, Pau Hana Social, Meetups
  • Lunch & Learns: timely topics such as IP law, raising capital, marketing, finance
  • PitchFests: gathering with investors, mentors, and peer companies, all giving feedback
  • Company Showcase: annual event drawing 200+ investors, PSU faculty/staff, electeds, and general public 
  • Pitch practice
  • Mentoring and office hours


  • Our greatest asset is the 200+ people onsite who share wisdom, doubts and victories every day
  • Social and networking events
  • PSBA community-only website: resources on topics critical to startups 
  • Private listservs for PSBA community
  • Community-wide charity projects


Apply to Become a Resident


Co-working members are part of the Accelerator community with a dedicated desk rental in a co-working suite. In addition to the desk, members gain access to the PSBA community of peers, mentorship and relevant programming, PSU connections and resources, as well as five hours of conference room space.

Apply to Become a Co-working Member