New Businesses Bloom with Seeds from Oregon IDA Savings


The Public News Service released an article highlighting two of the eleven IDA marketplace vendors featured at last week’s Asset Builders Conference: Building Oregon’s Future. For Sarah Atkins of Portland, her IDA participation helped her launch Martine, a line of leather handbags that’s doing well in Northwest boutiques. Lidia Vasquez of Bend learned about the IDA program from a guest speaker at a community college. She had dabbled in candy-making and set a goal to save for the equipment to make her custom Venezuelan chocolates in larger quantities. Check out the full article here and read about more IDA success stories on our website.

Derrick Taruc
Author: Derrick Taruc