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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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Ohio SBDC | Biz Basics

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

The fundamentals for those interested in starting their own business or for those who have recently started a business, whether a commercial lease or a home-based operation.


SparkAK

Friday, February 06, 2015

SparkAK is designed for anyone interested in learning how to quickly get something to market by actually bringing something to market.


Ohio Small Business Development Centers | Small Business Legalese

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

In this seminar we will explore the many legal aspects of owning and running a business.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, February 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.


Ohio SBDC | Numbers Demystified

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

This two-hour presentation demonstrates some basic financial analysis techniques using meaningful comparisons and financial ratios.


NEOSA SIG | Blogging for Tech: Increase Leads and Grow Revenues

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Join us for an active, engaged session and learn from experts on how to get the most value out of your company’s blog.  And how to turn that blog into a prospect generating machine.


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

Thursday, February 12, 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.


Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance | Stark County Networking Event

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

This event is part of an ongoing speakers' program by the Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance.


BDPA Cleveland | Long Live Technology II

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

This meeting is about getting you involved with BDPA, participating to mentor and evangelize technology to our community.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, February 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, February 18, 2015

It's Open Mic Night for Entrepreneurs. Pitch YOUR idea to a group of experts and peers.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | Internet and Email Marketing for Your Small Business

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Learn how to make email and web-based marketing work for your business or start-up when marketing expert Matthew DeWees speaks at the Hudson Library as part of its Winter-Spring 2015 Entrepreneurship Series.


GLIDE | Innovation Fund 101

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Join the Innovation Fund for a free informational session to learn about Northeast Ohio's most active early-stage seed fund.


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

Thursday, February 19, 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 | Business Pitch Event Series

Thursday, February 19, 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.


YWCA | It's Time to Talk: Forums on Race

Monday, February 23, 2015

It's Time to Talk: Forums on Race will involve meaningful discussions - led by trained YWCA facilitators - as well as focus on insights from our keynote speaker Dr. Akram Boutros, President and CEO of The MetroHealth System.


Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research | MBA Lite: Understanding Financial Statements

Monday, February 23, 2015

Learn everything you wanted to know about accounting but were afraid to ask the lead-off session of the Hudson Library and Historical Society’s 2015 Winter/Spring MBA Lite series.


BioEnterprise | Biomaterials Innovation: Selections and Considerations for Successful Product Development

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Learn about the latest trends and innovations in biomaterials, while gaining firsthand insight from experts on how to select the proper raw material and the challenges and considerations to be aware at the start of product development.


1 Million Cups

Wednesday, February 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.


MAGNET | Quarterly Product Startup Mixer

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

MAGNET's quarterly mixers are the perfect place to network, get questions answered and find early stage funding.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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