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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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Business Development | Caffeinated Ideas

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Brainstorming Business Ideas Over a Cup of Coffee

Are you a fan of the “Shark Tank “show?

Think you have a neat cool idea for a business.

Already have a business and need some advise.

Do you have business expertise and you are willing to help others?


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program | Ready to Launch: Show Me the Money!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


COSE | 12@12 Luncheon Series

Friday, May 29, 2015

Join COSE as we host a small group luncheon at the award-winning Crop Bistro & Bar. Your afternoon will include a fabulous lunch in the historic Ohio City and the opportunity to network with peers while discussing an important small business-related topic.


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.


COSE | Cleveland Business to Business Matchmaker

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The tenth annual Cleveland Matchmaker Event is a unique small business contracting event, which presents a great opportunity for small businesses to gain access to buyers that represent millions of dollars in purchasing.


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.


The Incubator at Magnet | ProtoTech:INVEST 2015

Thursday, June 04, 2015

ProtoTech:INVEST, presented by The Incubator at MAGNET, is an investment networking event connecting product-centric technology companies with investors. The focus is on early stage companies that are in a capital raise of $500K to $2M. Presenting companies will come from a variety of technology sectors, but all have high growth potential within their respective markets.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program | Ready to Launch: Establishing Initial Business Systems

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


COSE | Small Business Symposium presented by Lakeland Community College

Friday, June 05, 2015

Join us at this great event and learn from experienced business experts to get the answers and tools you need to succeed. Plus, this event provides an excellent opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs.


National Technical Association | 2015 NTA Nsoroma Technical Symposium and Awards Dinner

Friday, June 05, 2015

Would you like direct access to Northeast Ohio’s underrepresented scientists, engineers, technologists, and educators? Want to help support programs that are preparing the next generation of technical leaders? If so, please join the Cleveland Chapter of the National Technical Association (NTA)


COSE | Coffee with COSE

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Get an early start with other COSE members at this casual round table 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, 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.


COSE | Flight School Wine Tasting

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Join COSE as we take a tour of Spain by tasting award-winning wine and tantalizing Spanish fare at the Flight School Wine Tasting event at Rocky River Wine Bar.


Christian Business League | Business Networking Reception

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Christian Business League presents a business networking reception located at JumpStart Inc. First Energy's Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics Officer David Whitehead will be the guest speaker.


Crain's Cleveland Business | LEARN HOW TO SURVIVE, THRIVE & GO BEYOND

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Northeast Ohio has thousands of family businesses of all sizes. Join Crain's and more than 200 owners of family enterprises as we discuss pressing issues that can affect your bottom line, your family and your employees.


COSE | WebEd Series: Engaging Your Employees: How to get staff to care as much as you do

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Successful businesses are built with the help of an engaged workforce - one that is committed and invested in the business. Yet, a recent study shows that only 29% of the current U.S. workforce is engaged.

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.


JumpStart | Startup Scaleup 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Thinking of starting your own venture? Currently building a startup? Working to reinvent an existing business? Join us for a day of new ideas, practical advice and collaborative sessions geared toward helping you access the resources at your fingertips and achieve your entrepreneurial goals.


COSE | Tech Growth: Lessons from the Deal

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Cleveland’s own OverDrive, Inc. recently sold for more than $400 million, a fantastic success by any measure. Launched in 1986, the company has been a mainstay in the digital content realm for nearly 30 years, growing rapidly in the past 5-7 years.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program | Ultimate Strategic Planning: Strategic Planning vs. A Business Plan

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program | Ultimate Strategic Planning: Your Vision of the End

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program | Ultimate Strategic Planning: Business Intelligence for Growth

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program | Ultimate Strategic Planning: Building Your Scorecard and Business Assets

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program | Ultimate Strategic Planning: Systemizing Your Business and World Class Marketing

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program |The Necessary Evil: Employees:The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program |The Necessary Evil: Advanced Financial Controls and Quickbooks

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program |The Necessary Evil: Numbers Demystified

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program |The Necessary Evil: Understanding Your Legal Risks

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


Empower! The Women's Entrepreneurship Mastery Program |The Necessary Evil: Advanced Business Systems and Processes

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Designed to enrich and empower women business owners, this program will offer workshops that target three dynamics of being a business owner: starting a business, growing a business and managing operations and risk. Sessions will be led by seasoned women entrepreneurs, business experts and community partners.


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.


Urban League of Greater Cleveland | Annual 2015 Growth Plan Pitch Competition

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

WHAT IS THE GROWTH PLAN PITCH COMPETITION?


Small business owners/entrepreneurs participate and compete to win Cash and Prizes. Your Growth Plan is your strategy to help you chart your way to a profitable, sustainable, and successful business. Effectively communicating your plan to a panel of judges is the key for a chance to win!


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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