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Here is the latest news from JumpStart. Please direct all media inquiries to Scott Thompson at scott.thompson@jumpstartinc.org or 216.363.5448, and follow us on @JumpStartInc.



Adam R. Kaufman Joins JumpStart To Broaden Its Engagement With Individuals

Friday, February 06, 2015

Adam R. Kaufman has joined JumpStart Inc., as a strategic advisor focused initially on broadening the economic development organization’s reach to individuals, in Northeast Ohio and across the country, who would like to play a pivotal role in strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Read More ...


Panel of Experts Examines the Lack of Access to Investment Capital for Diverse Business Owners at Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

JumpStart CEO & National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Diversity Task Force Member Ray Leach Included on Panel
Jumpstart CEO and NVCA Board Member Ray Leach joined leaders from the New York Venture Capital Association, Golden Seeds, ff Venture Capital, and StarVest Partners to examine the issues diverse business owners face when attempting to obtain investment capital. Read More ...


Ohio Supporting Entrepreneurs and Innovative Companies

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Third Frontier Funds Regional Network to Help Start-Ups
Today the Ohio Third Frontier Commission approved $43.52 million to support start-ups and advance entrepreneurship across the state. “Ohio’s economy is stronger when we support entrepreneurs,” said David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency and chair of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. “Small businesses make up the majority of Ohio companies.” Read More ...


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