News from jumpstart inc. A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Oct 06, 2011, 09:47 ET
A F JUMPSTART LOGO JUMPSTART LOGO

JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)[AL]
 CLEVELAND, OH UNITED STATES
 20/07/1107

Companies Worth the Risk

High growth companies based in Northeast Ohio are contributing significantly to the region, according to a Cleveland State University (CSU)...

Sep 08, 2011, 09:52 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

Barberton Adds New Resource for Entrepreneurs

Today, the Barberton Community Development Corporation (BCDC) in collaboration with JumpStart Inc. and with a significant investment from the...

Jul 27, 2011, 13:51 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart Invests in and Provides Entrepreneurial Resources to Marketing Analytics Company

JumpStart, a nonprofit that invests in and assists high growth early stage companies in Northeast Ohio, announced an investment commitment of...

Jul 15, 2011, 13:30 ET

Canton Entrepreneur Launch Now Accepting Applications

The City of Canton, in conjunction with ystark! (a department of the Canton Regional Chamber), is pleased to begin accepting applications for...

Jun 28, 2011, 08:10 ET

Training JumpStart Releases Its e-Learning System Version 11.2

Training JumpStart LLC, Ltd. announced the release of major extensions and enhancements of its hosted software-as-a-service, the Training...

May 18, 2011, 07:40 ET

Think! Inc. Turns to Training JumpStart for Training Customers Online

Selected by Think! Inc. to address its customer training needs, a Think! Inc. private-branded Training JumpStart™ Portal was launched to...

Apr 26, 2011, 14:31 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart Ventures Invests in Cleveland-based SPR Therapeutics

JumpStart Ventures, a nonprofit that invests in and partners with innovative, early-stage companies in Northeast Ohio, announced an investment...

Apr 07, 2011, 10:00 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart CEO Ray Leach Named to NVCA Board, Brings Midwest Investing Perspective

Ray Leach, chief executive officer of JumpStart Inc., a Northeast Ohio-based nonprofit venture development organization, was named to the board of...

Feb 08, 2011, 00:01 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart Ventures and Cleveland Clinic Invest in SironRX Therapeutics

JumpStart Ventures, the non-profit that invests in and partners with innovative, early-stage companies in Northeast Ohio, and Cleveland Clinic,...

Jan 31, 2011, 11:34 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

New JumpStart America Initiative Aligns with the Startup America Partnership to Accelerate Entrepreneurship Nationally

JumpStart Inc., a nationally recognized non-profit venture development organization based in Cleveland, announces the creation of a new national...

Jan 21, 2011, 00:01 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

$221 Million Invested in Northeast Ohio Companies in 2010

In 2010, 62 Northeast Ohio companies collectively raised $221 million from venture capitalists and angel investors, an increase of 121 percent...

Jan 04, 2011, 20:37 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart Ventures Closes Year With Four New Investments, Bringing Total to Organizational High of 15 in 2010

JumpStart Ventures, the non-profit that invests in and partners with innovative, early-stage companies in Northeast Ohio, closed four investments...

Dec 16, 2010, 07:45 ET

Lithium Technologies Turns to Training JumpStart for Training Customers Online

Selected by Lithium Technologies to address its customer training needs, a private-branded Training JumpStart™ Portal was launched just over...

Dec 06, 2010, 15:24 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

New Wooster Opportunities Fund Now Accepting Applications

The Wooster Opportunities Fund, a newly-launched loan fund supporting early-stage, high growth technology companies in Wooster, is accepting its...

Oct 26, 2010, 17:00 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

Entrepreneurs Put Front and Center with New JumpStart Entrepreneurial Network

Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs have been put front and center with the introduction of the new JumpStart Entrepreneurial Network and its website....

Aug 05, 2010, 09:37 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart Ventures Invests In and Provides Entrepreneurial Assistance to Drug Development Company

JumpStart Ventures, which invests in and partners with innovative, early-stage companies in Northeast Ohio, announced an investment commitment of...

Jul 07, 2010, 10:59 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart Ventures Closes Two Investments

JumpStart Ventures, which invests in and partners with innovative, early-stage companies in Northeast Ohio, recently closed two new investments....

Jun 16, 2010, 11:01 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Program a National Model for Economic Competitiveness

Rebecca Braun, President of JumpStart Ventures, spoke yesterday at The Congressional Forum on U.S. Economic Competitiveness in Washington D.C....

Jun 08, 2010, 10:59 ET
JumpStart Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/JumpStart Inc.)

JumpStart Receives $1 Million Gift from The Richard J. Fasenmyer Foundation to Continue Entrepreneurial Support and Investment

JumpStart Inc., a nationally recognized non-profit organization creating economic transformation by providing resources to entrepreneurs leading...

May 19, 2010, 11:47 ET

JumpStart Global Advisors to Present at Upcoming 'Doing Business in the U.S.' Seminar in Singapore

JumpStart Global Advisors (www.jumpstartglobal.com) will be speaking at the "Doing Business in the U.S." seminar to be held in Singapore on May 25....