Four Central Oregon companies have made the list of 25 concept-stage semifinalists in the Oregon Entrepreneur Network’s 2013 Angel Oregon investment competition, the network has announced. They are:
• ARInteractive, a Bend company developing a system to improve digital 3-D environments;
• EasyHealth.com, a Bend company developing a service to allow patients to buy medical services online at a discount;
• GoodKid! Foods, a Bend company that makes healthy snack bars for kids, and
• Living Better LLC, a Sisters company with a website featuring lifestyle content for women.
Concept-stage companies, which are in the early stages of development, compete for several prizes and participate in a daylong program to learn about various aspects of business operations, according to the Oregon Entrepreneur Network.
Angel Oregon’s launch-stage competition, for companies in the early stages of product development, offers up to $400,000 in funding.
— From staff reports