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Press Room

The JumpStart team wants to help you tell the stories that bring entrepreneurship and innovation to life, in Northeast Ohio and across the U.S.


Read JumpStart's press releases to learn about our ongoing activities.


The leadership team of this venture development organization is uniquely positioned to offer informed opinions on a variety of story topics:

  • Advice for high growth entrepreneurs, in response to many typical challenges
  • How to grow entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems
  • Public policy affecting entrepreneurs and their ability to create jobs
  • Entrepreneurship as a means for economic development
  • Building public, private, and philanthropic partnerships
  • National and regional venture and angel investment trend
  • Minority, women, and inner-city-based entrepreneurship topics
  • Midwest perspectives on entrepreneurship
  • Emerging cleantech, information technology, and healthcare companies in the Cleveland area

JumpStart also can connect you directly to Northeast Ohio-based entrepreneurs with cutting edge technologies, and fascinating stories about the practicalities of taking a big idea and turning it into a big company.


Please contact Scott Thompson at scott.thompson@jumpstartinc.org or 216.363.3400 if you’re interested in our opinion for a piece you’re writing, are looking for particular entrepreneurial stories, need to request a logo, or are interested in accessing a photo of a client company.