Akron App Developer Emerges As Pathfinder For A Wi-Fi Driven World

An Akron startup wants to let you use its cell phone app to monitor Wi-Fi performance. The software development startup, 7signal, launched the app in July, and already news/entertainment company NBCUniversal is using it, with employees downloading it to their phones. NBCUniversal is “like a lot of companies,” said Jeff...

JumpStart Marketing Director Champions The ‘She’ Of ‘CLE’

JumpStart Inc. partner and marketing director Amy Martin is at the forefront of a venture development organization that in the past decade has injected $35 million into more than 80 tech companies. JumpStart revamped its website last December as part of a new mission statement ensuring entrepreneurs of all racial...

JumpStart Inc. and Rev1 Ventures Announce Investment in Milo Biotechnology

Cleveland and Columbus Organizations Join Forces to Support Biotech Startup That Uses Gene Therapy to Fight Muscular Dystrophy Cleveland-based venture development organization, JumpStart Inc. and Columbus-based Rev1 Ventures, a top VC investor in the Great Lakes region, have joined together to announce their new investments in Milo Biotechnology, a startup...

Securus Medical Raises $10 Million In Round Led By Boston Scientific

Securus Medical Group has raised $10 million in an investment round led by Boston Scientific. The Cleveland company also announced that it has received regulatory clearance that would allow it to begin selling its first product: a temperature-monitoring device intended for use on the esophagus. The money will be used...

One Nation: Young CEO Hopes To Disrupt Tech Sector

The Enquirer and the USA TODAY Network are hosting a 'One Nation' event Sept. 21 on  “American Rights.”  How have we exercised the rights we are guaranteed as Americans? Here is one story: Rodney Williams Resides: Downtown Cincinnati  Age: 32 Occupation: Entrepreneur, CEO and co-founder of Lisnr About: As a young professional, Williams moved to...