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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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COSE | Coffee with COSE

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Get an early start with other COSE members at this casual roundtable session. Discuss tips and tricks of the trade over a cup of coffee. Share your challenges and successes with your peers, and get real advice on how to grow your business!


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


CSU Presidential Forum | From Laboratory to Wall Street: How Hopes and Dreams Enter the Marketplace

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Bringing new technologies to the marketplace involves challenges while it creates opportunities. Hear the perspective from leaders working within iconic, innovation-driven enterprises.


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses | Meet, Greet & Grow

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) is a $500 million national program designed to help small businesses in the United States create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business education, access to capital and business support services.


SunDown RunDown | Mansfield

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

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


Cleveland Startup: Idea to IPO | Webinar: Thursday Internet Marketing - Latest Trends /Case Studies

Thursday, March 05, 2015

This regular webinar series is an interactive half hour during which we review the latest trends in online marketing.


Hispanic Business Center | Small Business Fundamentals

Saturday, March 07, 2015

The Hispanic Business Center’s “Small Business Fundamentals” series combines the impact of an intensive 5-week business development and management series with the personalized attention and detail of 1-on-1 business counseling sessions.


Elite Women Around the World | Women's International Day

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Looking Ahead to the Untapped Potential and Opportunities that Await Future Generations of Women.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | MBA Lite: Lean LaunchPad

Monday, March 09, 2015

The Hudson Library & Historical Society continues its MBA Lite series with a program on Lean LaunchPad, a methodology gaining increasing traction in the entrepreneurship community.


SunDown RunDown | Business Pitch Event Series

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

If you have an idea and you want to make it happen, SunDown RunDown is the best place to showcase your idea and grab a beer while you’re there.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Cose | Small Business Bootcamp: Money Matters

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

For a small business owner, we all know that cash flow is the bloodline of your business. Some months you have to make tough decisions like, do I get a second mortgage to buy that that equipment for my bakery? Should I get a cash advance on my credit card to pay my employees this week? Join us for our Small Business Boot camp as we navigate through those tough decisions because Money Matters!


Burton D. Morgan Foundation | Database Research for Small Business

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business using premium databases.


Westside Professional Women's Connection

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Women’s Business to Business and Business to Consumer Networking


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entpreneurship Research | MBA Lite: Information Technology and Your Business

Monday, March 16, 2015
Information technology is a vital part of any business: is your information technology plan on the right track?

Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance | Making Small Business Decisions Easier

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Making Small Business Decisions Easier is designed for businesses operating for more than a year. The presentation focuses on a managing model that forces discipline into the everyday decision making process.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


JumpStart | Over Lunch: Founder and CEO?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Join us for an open discussion about finding the right role in your own company and understanding the skills you need to succeed as both founder and CEO.


LaunchHouse | WHITEBOARD Wednesday - IDEATION Session

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Whether you have an existing company or just an idea, come and whiteboard your venture with a group of entrepreneurs and mentors.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | Entrepreneurs on Etsy: A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Come hear four experienced Etsy sellers for a panel discussion at the Hudson Library and learn how to turn your passion into a business.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | Cyber Security: Safeguard Your Business

Monday, March 30, 2015

Bob Coppedge, owner and CEO of Simplex-IT, will discuss how to protect your business by safeguarding your perimeter, critical internal assets, data, remote users, customers, and partners.


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.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | Technology for Today's Small Business

Monday, April 06, 2015

Learn about current IT trends and technology to benefit your small business with Steven Taylor, President of ITworks.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Software Craftsmanship Guild | Java Sessions Bootcamp

Monday, April 13, 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 Sessions Bootcamp

Monday, April 13, 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.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | MBA Lite: Understanding Native Advertising

Monday, April 13, 2015

Learn more about the issues and challenges surrounding native advertising, one of marketing newest forms of online advertising.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Westside Professional Women's Connection

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Women’s Business to Business and Business to Consumer Networking


LaunchHouse | WHITEBOARD Wednesday - IDEATION Session

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pitch your idea to a group of experts and peers.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | How Big Data and Google Analytics Can Help Your Business

Monday, April 20, 2015

Entrepreneurship crowd favorite Sage Lewis and his colleague, Greg Habermann, from SageRock, Inc. returns to the Hudson Library to discuss how to use big data to optimize your business.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Lakshmi Balachandra

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dr. Lakshmi Balachandra of Babson College, the country’s leading school of entrepreneurship, is a leading expert in improvisation, negotiation and entrepreneurial pitching. She is also a Fellow in the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | Non Profits Explained: A Morning Workshop

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Learn the requirements and essentials of doing business as a Not-For-Profit corporation with experts William Glaeser and Bob Labbe of Akron SCORE at a three-hour morning workshop.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | Small Business Owners Tell Their Success Stories

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Small business owners will share their stories of success.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Westside Professional Women's Connection

Friday, May 15, 2015

Women’s Business to Business and Business to Consumer Networking


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


LaunchHouse | WHITEBOARD Wednesday - IDEATION Session

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Whether you have an existing company or just an idea, come and whiteboard your venture with a group of entrepreneurs and mentors.


The Presidents' Council Foundation | 4th Annual Toast To African American Entrepreneurs

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The objective of this event is to help the PCF raise funds for and celebrate the successes of our Emerging Entrepreneur Program, which has impacted over 125 African-American small business owners in Northeast Ohio since 2000.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Software Craftsmanship Guild | Java Sessions Bootcamp

Monday, June 01, 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 Sessions Bootcamp

Monday, June 01, 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.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Westside Professional Women's Connection

Monday, June 15, 2015

Women’s Business to Business and Business to Consumer Networking


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


Westside Professional Women's Connection

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Women’s Business to Business and Business to Consumer Networking


LaunchHouse | WHITEBOARD Wednesday - IDEATION Session

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Whether you have an existing company or just an idea, come and whiteboard your venture with a group of entrepreneurs and mentors.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


LaunchHouse | WHITEBOARD Wednesday - IDEATION Session

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Pitch your idea to a group of experts and peers.


Software Craftsmanship Guild | Java Sessions Bootcamp

Monday, August 24, 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 Sessions Bootcamp

Monday, August 24, 2015 to Friday, November 13, 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.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


LaunchHouse | WHITEBOARD Wednesday - IDEATION Session

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Whether you have an existing company or just an idea, come and whiteboard your venture with a group of entrepreneurs and mentors.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


COSE | 10th Annual Small Business Convention

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The tenth annual Small Business Convention is the premier event for Small Businesses in the Mid-West. Partners from across the region come together to produce the ultimate experience for Small Business professionals, complete with four national keynote speakers, a business-to-business trade show, special events and unforgettable networking experiences.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


LaunchHouse | WHITEBOARD Wednesday - IDEATION Session

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Whether you have an existing company or just an idea, come and whiteboard your venture with a group of entrepreneurs and mentors.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


LaunchHouse | Talent Exchange - Get your next Gig

Monday, December 21, 2015

Connecting top talent with job and gig opportunities in an informal setting.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

1 Million Cups (1MC) is an open and free weekly morning coffee event of, for, and by entrepreneurs where two speakers tell their stories and engage with the audience.


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