Small Towns, Big Investments




The Roseburg Angel(s) Investors Network (RAIN) is looking to invest up to $75,000 across multiple small businesses in Douglas and Coos County. 


The RAIN event is your opportunity to showcase your business to the community and to potential investors.The 6th annual RAIN conference is November 30, 2018. Applications are open from September 1 through September 30, 2018.  


The RAIN conference is looking for businesses in the concept stage or early stage businesses that have an idea or a product to launch into the market place. Bring your idea or product by simply entering the the RAIN conference. There is pitch training available through the UBC/SBDC. Enhance your skills and presentations for investors. Those who apply for the RAIN event are encouraged to sign up for the  Virtual Incubator Program .   


For more information or questions, contact the Umpqua Business Center at (541) 440-0995. The RAIN conference will offer an additional cash prize of up to $5,000 with the attendee’s casting their vote for their personal favorite.


The RAIN conference is only eligible to Douglas and Coos County businesses.  


November 30th, 2018

A spectacular event, a full day of businesses pitching their ideas, and be a part of the voting process to help determine capital funding for concept businesses!

Don’t miss the 6th Annual RAIN conference November 30, 2018 at the UCC Danny Lang Event Center. 

The 2017 Capital Awards 

Simple Screens App

Launch Winner 

Simple screens is developing a web application for medical and dental clinics to improve the patient intake process and streamline patient questionnaires.

Oregon Medical Solutions

Audience Choice 

Comfort Feed was developed by Erika Maritz who worked as a Radiation Therapist for 14 years at the Community Cancer Center. She noticed a need for patients who had feeding tubes and struggled to manage them.

Bluebird Cupcakery 

Audience Second Choice 

PlaceBluebird Cupcakery specializes in cupcakes and cakes for every occasion. Fun, exciting, and unique cakes inspired by your vision and created to your liking. 

What Is Rain?

RAIN is connecting entrepreneurs with the money they need to grow local businesses here in Douglas County, Oregon.We’re a network of investors who believe in our community and want to grow our economy.


“Often Angel Investors are friends or mentors who see potential in an idea and decide to fund it.  In our case, we can come together as a group of committed community members and provide investor capital and resources to help a great idea get off the ground and hopefully help drive a new economic engine and jobs for our community.” 

Toby Luther, President/CEO, Lone Rock Resources

Thank you to our sponsors!

Individual Sponsor

Paul & Lori Utz

Individual Sponsor

Greg Byrne