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JumpStart EventsEvents are a great way for entrepreneurs to learn, build their networks and have a little fun. Their growing presence in Northeast Ohio reflects our active and dynamic entrepreneurial community. We, along with our partners in the ecosystem, host activities that encourage and educate entrepreneurs, from social networking to intensive workshops. Check our listing of events often to see what’s happening or sign up for one of our email newsletters.

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TechBelt | 2014 Summit

Friday, November 21, 2014

Members of economic development organizations, foundations, chambers of commerce, and researchers are invited to attend this event to  identify and prioritize shared goals, determine potential collaboration projects, and target specific actions for the growth of the TechBelt region.

Ohio SBDC | Starting Your Business in Ohio

Monday, December 01, 2014

An introduction to resources and the necessary requirements for starting your business in Ohio.

Missouri Business Development Program | Internet & Digital Marketing - Online Live Stream

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

There is more to digital marketing than social media and a website. Learn how finding the right tools, strategy, and measurements can grow your business.

JumpStart | Predicting the Future: How to Prepare a Financial Forecast

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Join JumpStart to learn how to prepare a financial forecast for your small business. We will examine ways to conquer the numbers with easy-to-follow steps and advice that will help you create a financial roadmap that will help make your business a success.

COSE | Reinvent Your Business in 2015

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Build a plan to reinvent your brand and business in 2015 presented by Linktunity.com, powered by COSE

REDIzone | Innovation and Commercialization Seminar

Friday, December 05, 2014

Presented by the REDIzone and the NEOMED Translational Research Center through a generous grant from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation, the Innovation and Commercialization Seminar is a great opportunity for scientists and innovators to share their expertise while enhancing their knowledge to take discoveries to the next level.

Hispanic Business Center | 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala

Friday, December 05, 2014

This annual event is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the success of local businesses and entrepreneurs.

SBA | Free Access to Capital Workshop Webinar

Monday, December 08, 2014

Join us from your home or office. Workshop Topics: Business Counseling, SBA Loan Programs, Loan Application Process.

OhioMBE | Procurement Fair

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The OhioMBE Procurement Fairs introduces small, minority and female-owned businesses to area purchasing agents.

NEOSA | Sales & Marketing SIG: Finding and Penetrating New Markets

Thursday, December 11, 2014

New markets can be defined in a number of different ways: geography, industry verticals, product extensions and more.  Finding new markets can be a key to ramping up your company’s growth curve.

SEA | Jackson Township Networking Event

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Featured speaker Dennis Nash is CEO, Chairman and Founder of Kenan Advantage Group (KAG). KAG is North America’s largest tank transporter and logistics provider to the fuels, chemical, merchant gas and liquid food industries.

LaunchHouse | Talent Exchange - Get your next Gig

Monday, December 15, 2014

On the 3rd Monday of every month, we put actual hiring companies in a room with local talent that is looking for work.

Insivia | Lead Nurturing 101: Marketing Automation

Thursday, December 18, 2014

On December 18th, Insivia’s Lunch & Learn Seminar will cover all of the latest Marketing Automation to help increase your leads and close more sales.

LaunchHouse | Hack-A-Thing 1.0

Monday, December 29, 2014

Hack-A-Thing 1.0 is a one-day immersion in customer development and design thinking with the intent to overview aspects of entrepreneurial startup work including team functioning, collaborative design, prototyping and public speaking.

Software Craftsmanship Guild | Java Sessions Bootcamp

Monday, January 05, 2015 to Friday, March 27, 2015

Good software design, problem analysis, and project process are technology agnostic. The language or technology that you first learn is not nearly as important as understanding good software design and having the desire and ability to continually learn new things.

Software Craftsmanship Guild | .Net Bootcamp

Monday, January 05, 2015 to Friday, March 27, 2015

Good software design, problem analysis, and project process are technology agnostic. The language or technology that you first learn is not nearly as important as understanding good software design and having the desire and ability to continually learn new things.

BioEnterprise | SBIR/STTR Agency Overview and Proposal Preparation

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Full-day workshop providing an overview of the SBIR/STTR program and basic proposal preparation for NIH, NSF, and DOD.

Braintree | Caffeinated Ideas

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Brainstorm business ideas over a cup of coffee.

Insivia | PPC: Winning Big with Search & Social Paid Advertising

Thursday, January 29, 2015

On January 29th, Insivia’s Lunch & Learn Seminar will cover all the different Paid Advertising options along with our suggested techniques in making your efforts a success.

KSU | Fashion/Tech Hackathon

Friday, January 30, 2015

This 24-hour hackathon is open to any college student and will have a focus on combining fashion and tech and creating cool products and concepts within 24 hours.

Braintree | Eighth Annual Groundhog Day International Trade Forecast Breakfast featuring Michael Weidokal of ISA

Friday, January 30, 2015

Michael Weidokal of ISA will provide valuable information about current trends and the status of the markets and economies of potential export targets.

Insivia | Traditional Meets Digital: The Best of Both Worlds

Thursday, February 26, 2015

On February 26th, Insivia’s Lunch & Learn Seminar will tackle Traditional Marketing and explain how you can seamlessly integrate Traditional tactics with your Digital strategy.

SunDown RunDown | Mansfield

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Bringing entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and talent together to make great connections and build some businesses.

Insivia | Personas Matter: Analyzing Your Audience for Better Targeting

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

On March 31th, Insivia’s Insight Seminar will look at the most effective ways you can analyze your audience in order to improve communication and site experience.