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Notes from Startup America Initiative & Partnership Launch in DC

Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Posted By Ray Leach
I thought I would share some quick thoughts and observations from being part of the launch of the Startup America Initiative and Partnership in DC on Monday, January 31st near the White House.
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Jump In, Students...The Water's Warm

Monday, February 22, 2010
Posted By Cathy Belk
The Burton D. Morgan Foundation in Hudson has an incredible asset: a Norman Rockwell print called "High Dive". As you can see, it's a boy leaning over the edge of the diving board, scared to jump into the pool. As Deb Hoover (President of the Foundation) told me, Steven Spielberg has the original and takes a look at it prior to starting each movie; the Foundation
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What's a NEOtropolis?

Friday, November 06, 2009
Posted By Cathy Belk
Sounds familiar, doesn't it? It's not Metropolis, where Superman lives and works. Not Metropolitan, the place to eat tasty food on W. 6th Street. Not Neotropix, the venture-backed company in Pennsylvania. Not TeamNEO, our fabulous regional business attraction organization that works every day to attract companies to locate to Northeast Ohio. No, NEOtropolis -- familiar as it might sound -- is all new, and I suggest you tune in Fridays (starting tomorrow) at 9:00 pm to get a taste for yourself.
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Free Money, Filling Your Talent Pipeline and Investing in Our Youth…What Could Be Better?

Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Posted By Chris Mather
Wouldn't it be great if you could achieve all of the above in a single action? I know...I know...the "free money" thing first got your attention, but we can all agree that these are all important and good things. So, how do you do it? By using the various subsidized internship programs that are available to entrepreneurial technology companies in Northeast Ohio, that's how.
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Burton D. Morgan Foundation Issues a Challenge!

Thursday, September 25, 2008
Posted By Ray Leach

Yesterday The Burton D. Morgan Foundation announced a $3M challenge grant to JumpStart, which will hopefully enable us to raise an additional $9M in support from public and private entities interested in JumpStart's venture development model. These resources will enable JumpStart to continue to make a significant impact, helping hundreds of companies with their business goals and linking them to the capital they need to succeed. JumpStart intends to invest in dozens of Northeast Ohio companies e...

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