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Sep 23, 2013, 10:00 ET

KeyBank Foundation Reaffirms Commitment to Building Inclusive Entrepreneurial Community

KeyBank Foundation (https://www.key.com/about/community/key-foundation-philanthropy-banking.jsp) reaffirmed its long-term commitment to JumpStart...

Sep 18, 2013, 10:30 ET

Wooster Opportunity Loan Fund Announces New Application Round

The Wooster Opportunity Loan Fund (WOLF) (www.jumpstartnetwork.org),  a hyper-local source of funding that supports young technology companies...

Sep 11, 2013, 08:30 ET

Alliance Startup Fund Chooses First Loan Recipients

 The City of Alliance (www.cityofalliance.com) and the Technology Accelerator Alliance (TA2) (www.techalliance2.com) have chosen the first two...

Sep 03, 2013, 12:00 ET

Groundbreaking Study Finds American Jews Among Most Generous to Both Secular and Jewish causes

 Jumpstart released Connected to Give: Key Findings today, the first in a series of reports detailing the giving habits and motivations of...

Jul 22, 2013, 07:00 ET

Greater Cleveland Startups Contributing Millions to Ohio's Economy

 A recently released study shows that Greater Cleveland-based startups contribute significantly to Ohio's economy, an impact that increases as...

Jul 17, 2013, 09:00 ET
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JumpStart® Launches School of Dragons™, a Fire-Breathing Online Adventure Based On DreamWorks Animation's How To Train Your Dragon Franchise

Today, JumpStart® launched its newest educational multiplayer online game, School of Dragons™. The game is based on DreamWorks...

Jul 10, 2013, 09:00 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in 7signal

 7signal (www.7signal.com), developer of a Wi-Fi performance assurance and optimization solution that monitors and troubleshoots wireless local...

Jul 01, 2013, 09:00 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in BoxCast

 BoxCast (www.boxcast.com), which has developed a plug-and-play Broadcast Box, has received a $250,000 investment commitment from nonprofit...

Jun 12, 2013, 09:00 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in Zuga Medical

 Zuga Medical (www.zugamedical.com), a medical device company developing a dental implant system, has received a $250,000 investment commitment...

May 08, 2013, 10:00 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in eFuneral

eFuneral (www.efuneral.com), a comprehensive online end-of-life planning resource, has received a $250,000 investment commitment from...

Apr 25, 2013, 14:54 ET
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Charter One Launch100 Leadership Circle Recognized

 In a ceremony at the offices of nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org), nine Northeast Ohio...

Apr 11, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Critically-Acclaimed JumpStart® Pet Rescue Launches on iPad®, iPhone®, iPod Touch®, Android™ and Amazon®

 JumpStart® today announced the release of its newest mobile game, JumpStart Pet Rescue, based on the critically-acclaimed, best-selling...

Apr 04, 2013, 11:00 ET

Medical Mutual Supports Programs for Entrepreneurs

 An Oberlin startup receives FDA approval for a novel neurostimulation therapy to help ALS patients live longer without a mechanical...

Mar 28, 2013, 12:09 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in OrthoData, Inc.

 OrthoData, Inc. (www.orthodatainc.com), an Akron-based medical device company developing a novel diagnostic system for spine surgeons, has...

Mar 19, 2013, 09:30 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in Sociagram

Sociagram (www.sociagram.com), a Lakewood, Ohio-based company developing a social video messaging platform, has received a $250,000 investment...

Feb 12, 2013, 15:13 ET
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JumpStart® Launches Madagascar: My ABCs™ iPad, iPhone and Android App for Preschoolers

JumpStart® today announced the release of its newest mobile preschool game: "Madagascar: My ABCs™" available through...

Feb 06, 2013, 10:00 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in Casentric, LLC

 Nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org) has committed $250,000 to Casentric, LLC (casentric.com),...

Jan 25, 2013, 10:00 ET

Growth Rate of Investment in NE Ohio Outpaces the Nation

Last year, 105 tech-based companies in Greater Cleveland  raised $201 million from venture capitalists and angel investors, according to...

Jan 15, 2013, 08:30 ET

Training JumpStart(TM) Portal 12.3 Adds Leading-Edge Support Features for the B2B and B2C Segments

Training JumpStart announces release 12.3 of its Training JumpStart™ Portal, a hosted e-learning software system for commercializing and...

Jan 09, 2013, 09:00 ET

JumpStart Invests $250,000 in Guided Interventions, LLC

 Guided Interventions, LLC, a startup company developing a product to help cardiologists better assess the physiological impact of coronary...