Real Economic Impact

JumpStart manages the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program Network, a collaborative group of organizations, supported largely by the Ohio Third Frontier, who work together to help entrepreneurs access the tools they need to succeed.

This network has helped more than 1,150 early-stage entrepreneurs obtain the space, investment, advice, support and connections they need to raise more than $2 billion in additional risk capital, generate more than $1.7 billion in revenue and create more than 10,000 total jobs.

Overall, companies assisted by our network have generated $3 billion in cumulative economic impact for the state of Ohio.



From 2004-2014

Was invested in Northeast Ohio companies by U.S. angel investors and venture capitalists.
In Northeast Ohio were funded by angel investors and venture capitalists.
Of these companies received some form of assistance from the Northeast Ohio ESP Network.
success stories

Real Results


Northeast Ohio

Northwest Pennsylvania

Richland County, OH

Hartford, CT

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