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Obama Spreads Innovation Agenda To Middle America

Friday, March 04, 2011
Posted By John Dearborn
...imagine the White House calling and saying that they were so excited by what they were observing in terms of the state of change in the region that they wanted to come look and learn for themselves. Well that's exactly what happened here.
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Helping Recent and Soon-to-Be Graduates Find Jobs

Thursday, July 30, 2009
Posted By Chris Mather

Everyone knows that we are in tough economic times right now. Perhaps no group is feeling this more than college students -- particularly recent graduates or those anticipating graduation in the next few years. News reports consistently say that 2009 has shaped up to be the worst job market for new grads in years. On the other hand, a recent NorTech report said that high technology is one of the very few sectors in Northeast Ohio that is adding jobs. It is common knowledge that job growth acr...

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Interns for Entrepreneurship!

Monday, June 15, 2009
Posted By Chris Mather
Everyone is aware that this is a tough economic year, and that job prospects for new college graduates are not great. This has severely affected student internships, which provide not only short term talent for companies, but also important work experience for students, a long term talent pipeline for companies and vitality for our region. These issues and opportunities are particularly key to the continued entrepreneurial development of Northeast Ohio. A number of programs, three of which JumpStart TechLift Advisors either manages or promotes, are driving student internships into our entrepreneurial companies and organizations:
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We're Building Something Big...

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Posted By Chris Mather
Recently, I was asked to give a talk to a group about JumpStart TechLift Advisors, JumpStart, and the support network for entrepreneurial companies in Northeast Ohio. In preparing, I took a look at where we have been, and where we are today in terms of a fabric of funding and support resources for entrepreneurial companies. The progress since 2002 has been incredible.
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