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31 Mar, 2017, 09:10 ET JumpStart Inc. Invests $250K in Monarch Teaching Technologies

Cleveland-based venture development organization, JumpStart Inc. has announced a $250,000 investment in Monarch Teaching Technologies, Inc., maker...


28 Feb, 2017, 09:30 ET JumpStart Inc. Announces Investment in Talmetrix

Cleveland-based venture development organization, JumpStart Inc. is announcing an investment in Talmetrix, a Cincinnati-based software-as-a-service...


12 Jan, 2017, 15:36 ET JumpStart Receives Economic Opportunity Award at Ohio's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration

JumpStart Inc. was one of seven individuals and organizations recognized on Thursday, January 12, at the state's 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther...


28 Dec, 2016, 09:15 ET JumpStart CEO Ray Leach Joins VentureOhio Board of Directors

Ray Leach, CEO of Cleveland venture development organization JumpStart Inc., has been named to the board of VentureOhio, a statewide organization...


01 Nov, 2016, 10:37 ET State Awards Up To $28M To 13 Northeast Ohio Startup Support Organizations

On October 27, The Ohio Third Frontier (OTF) Commission awarded up to $28.2 million to JumpStart Inc. and the 12 other members of the Northeast...


27 Oct, 2016, 09:08 ET StreamLink Software Adds $2.6M from JumpStart Inc. and Silicon Valley Bank To $10M Round

StreamLink Software has added two new firms to its growing list of financial backers, receiving a $500,000 investment from Cleveland-based venture...


11 Oct, 2016, 09:08 ET JumpStart Announces Investment in ExpenseBot

JumpStart Inc. has announced a $250k investment in Cleveland FinTech business ExpenseBot as part of a large seed round led by Cleveland's Drummond...


20 Sep, 2016, 09:08 ET JumpStart Inc. and Rev1 Ventures Announce Investment in Milo Biotechnology

 Cleveland-based venture development organization, JumpStart Inc. and Columbus-based Rev1 Ventures, a top VC investor in the Great Lakes...


07 Sep, 2016, 09:08 ET JumpStart's NEXT Fund Invests $5 Million in Eight Ohio Companies

 Cleveland-based venture development organization, JumpStart Inc. has announced the first eight investments from its recently closed NEXT Fund....


26 Jul, 2016, 09:08 ET JumpStart Announces $250,000 Investment In Revenue Conduit

 Cleveland-based venture development organization, JumpStart Inc. has announced the first new investment from its recapitalized Evergreen Fund,...


15 Jul, 2016, 09:08 ET 270 Companies Generated More Than $1.4 Billion in Economic Impact for Ohio in 2015 and Have Created 2,313 Direct Jobs

 Last year, 270 companies supported by JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org) and its partners in the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial...


08 Jun, 2016, 09:10 ET JumpStart's Second Annual Startup Scaleup Event Will Take Over Cleveland's Gordon Square Arts District On June 28

This summer, JumpStart is once again teaming with many of its closest partners and collaborators to celebrate the growth of Northeast Ohio's...


22 Mar, 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...


27 Oct, 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...


12 Jan, 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...


06 Aug, 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...


30 Jul, 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...


21 May, 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...


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

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


10 Feb, 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...


23 Sep, 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...


11 Sep, 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...


22 Jul, 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...


01 Jul, 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...


08 May, 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...