What is Forge?

Forge Portland is a community based accelerator and coworking space for social enterprises and freelancers trying to do good in the world. As a forerunner in the next generation of shared workspace we actively recruit innovative organizations with common objectives and challenges to create a synergistic work environment. Forge members have access to a suite of free services designed to help them run more efficiently. Members have access to free accounting templates, legal referral, business development, mentorship and intern placement. At Forge we are all stronger working together. "You have to love Forge. The upstart coworking space is moving quickly, gaining traction, and working really hard to bring compelling programming to the community." ~Silicon Florist

Forge Business Services

Everyone has an idea they think could be a great business. The question is how do you turn your idea into a plan and then your plan into action. Forge Business Services walk you through the essential and fundamental steps to launching your business.

Learning Modules

Recent Press

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