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Here is the latest news from JumpStart. Please direct all media inquiries to Samantha Fryberger, JumpStart’s Director of Communications at sam.fryberger@jumpstartinc.org or 216.363.5448, and follow us on @JumpStartInc.


Third Frontier Project Continues Partnership with JumpStart

Friday, November 17, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio’s non-profit venture development organization, will receive at least $5,360,000 over the next 3 years as a result of the Third Frontier Project’s Entrepreneurial Signature Program (ESP) announced in Columbus yesterday.

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Cancer Diagnostic Tool Gets Investment from JumpStart

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio’s non-profit venture development organization, announced an investment commitment of $300,000 in AnalizaDx, LLC, a Cleveland-based cancer diagnostics company that has developed a proprietary platform technology to improve cancer detection, diagnosis, progression, and prognosis.

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Cleveland State University and JumpStart Report on Entrepreneurial Confidence in Northeast Ohio

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

The Center for Economic Development (CED) at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and JumpStart Inc. released a new report that summarizes the findings of a survey conducted from April 26 to June 2, 2006.

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JumpStart Invests in FLX Micro

Thursday, September 07, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio’s non-profit venture development organization, announced an investment commitment of $400,000 in FLX Micro, Inc., a manufacturer of silicon carbide-based microsensors designed to work in harsh environments.

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Case/UHHS Launch Start-up Venture for Innovative Cardiac Care

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

CardioInsight Technologies, Inc., a new Cleveland bioscience start-up company, will commercialize a unique technology known as electrocardiographic imaging that was developed by Case Western Reserve University, in association with University Hospitals of Cleveland.

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JumpStart Invests in Contained Energy

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio's non-profit venture development organization, announced an investment commitment of $400,000 in Contained Energy, a direct carbon fuel cell (DCFC) company.

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JumpStart Invests in Banyan Technology

Thursday, June 01, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio's non-profit venture development organization announced an investment commitment of $350,000 in Banyan Technology.

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JumpStart Invests in MAR Systems

Friday, May 05, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio's non-profit venture development organization announced an investment commitment of $350,000 in MAR Systems.

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JumpStart Invests in Knowledge Sphere, Inc.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio's non-profit venture development organization announced an investment commitment of $250,000 in Cuyahoga County-based Knowledge Sphere, Inc.

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JumpStart Invests in Nine Iron Innovations

Friday, March 10, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio's non-profit venture development organization announced an investment commitment of $300,000 in Cuyahoga County-based, Nine Iron Innovations (d/b/a Charitee Golf).

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JumpStart Invests in Knotice

Friday, February 10, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio's non-profit venture development organization announced an investment commitment of $500,000 today in Akron-based Knotice. Today's announcement reflects the organizations third investment in Summit County.

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JumpStart Adds Two to Team

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

JumpStart Inc., Northeast Ohio's non-profit venture development organization announced two new members to their team. Roy Phelan as Executive-in-Residence and Kerri Breen joins as Investment Associate.

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