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Mar 22, 2016, 09:10 ET JumpStart Commits $1 Million to Support North Coast Angel Fund

 Recognizing the importance and impact of angel investment to the Northeast Ohio high-tech economy, JumpStart Inc. recently announced a new $1...


Oct 27, 2015, 13:15 ET Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish Introduces Plan to Invest $4.5 Million in Northeast Ohio Startups through a Partnership With JumpStart Inc.

Today, Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish introduced legislation to launch county initiatives that will attract venture capital and accelerate...


Aug 05, 2015, 10:30 ET JumpStart Receives $50,000 Prize at Inaugural White House Demo Day

Yesterday, President Barack Obama held the first-ever White House Demo Day, giving entrepreneurial innovators from around the country a chance to...


Jun 25, 2015, 11:30 ET 253 Companies Generated More Than Half a Billion Dollars in Economic Impact and 1,490 Direct Jobs for Ohio in 2014

 Last year, 253 companies supported by JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org) and its partners in the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature...


May 12, 2015, 13:08 ET JumpStart's 2015 Community Event will be Held June 17 Kicking Off a Day Focused on Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit in NEO

This summer, JumpStart is teaming with many of its closest partners and collaborators to create a community event that showcases the full array of...


Jan 12, 2015, 10:00 ET JumpStart CEO Ray Leach Named as Panelist for 18th Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit

 Fresh off his appointment to the newly formed National Venture NVCA Diversity Task Force, JumpStart Inc. CEO Ray Leach has been invited to...


Aug 06, 2014, 11:03 ET JumpStart's Signature Mentoring Program Adds Exciting New Talent

 JumpStart Inc. has named Mirifex Systems CEO and 2005 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Bill Nemeth as the Burton D. Morgan Mentoring...


Jul 30, 2014, 08:04 ET JumpStart's Preferred Partner Program Launched with Thompson Hine as Inaugural Member

 Business law firm Thompson Hine (www.thompsonhine.com) has joined The JumpStart Preferred Partner Program...


May 21, 2014, 08:00 ET Growing Greater Cleveland Companies Generate $424M in Economic Benefits

 An economic impact study from The Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University's Levin College of Urban Affairs shows that...


Mar 26, 2014, 07:00 ET Mentors Making a Difference

 In March 2012, JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org) launched a mentoring program to expand the nonprofit...


Feb 10, 2014, 05:30 ET Growing Greater Cleveland Tech Companies Attract $259M in 2013

 Last year, 118 tech-based companies in Greater Cleveland raised $259 million from venture capitalists and angel investors, according to the...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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 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...


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 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...


Nov 14, 2012, 09:57 ET JumpStart Invests $250,000 in AMVONET

AMVONET (www.amvonet.com), a software company whose distance-learning technology has the potential to make education more accessible and...


Oct 10, 2012, 10:30 ET What's Next, Northeast Ohio? Entrepreneur Expo Looks at Region's Next Generation of Companies

 In Akron, an ultra-sticky, heat-conducting material modeled after a gecko's natural abilities could be the answer to cooling compact...


Oct 03, 2012, 14:30 ET Northeast Ohio Organizations Receive International Recognition for Economic Development Approaches

 The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has recognized the transformative work of Northeast Ohio economic development...


Jul 31, 2012, 10:00 ET JumpStart Invests $250,000 in Enforcer eCoaching

 Enforcer eCoaching, Inc., an email-based health coaching company offering a series of interactive, personalized wellness programs, has...