Crain’s Twenty In Their 20s: Peter Spaulding, 25, BoxCast

BoxCast co-founder Gordon Daily refers to Peter Spaulding as the company’s “first official employee,” since the latter was the first non-founder to agree to work for the startup in August 2013. Spaulding joined BoxCast, which produces technology that helps companies stream live events, via Venture for America, a program that...

Enfusen: Bringing Big Data To Small Companies

Author, entrepreneur, business coach and motivational speaker Roger Bryan saw an opportunity in 2013. “There was a data revolution developing,” he said. That revolution was the development of practical uses of what is known as big data. Big data itself is a term so amorphous that computer scientists have difficulty...

Founder Story: OnShift

OnShift in Cleveland, Ohio, has developed technology to help long-term care facilities solve staffing problems and fill open shifts. With the click of a button, employees are notified of available shifts via text message, email, phone call or push notifications, and can opt in to fill those shifts immediately. This...

Startup Investors Expect Cash Flow To Increase In 2016

The amount of capital raised by local startups hit a four-year low in 2015. But Ray Leach isn’t too worried. Local startups will probably raise more money this year — and for at least a few years to come, according to the people who run JumpStart, VentureOhio and North Coast...

Important Investors Put Faith In Viperks

Viperks has won over some Very Important People. Like who? For one, the founders of TOA Technologies — two of the most successful tech entrepreneurs in Northeast Ohio — are among the investors who recently pumped $1.2 million into the Moreland Hills-based startup company, which aims to create the world’s...

The Top 5 Funding Rounds Of Chicago Tech’s $90M July

Summer is in full swing, and funding may be taking a backseat to beach days and road trips. With nearly $90 million for July’s total tech funding, the city still managed to score some major wins, but it wasn’t quite the stunning June we had to kick summer off. Healthtech (spoiler)...

Intellirod Spine: $1 Million For Wireless Sensors

Curious about the strain being put on that spine implant? So was Intellirod Spine. The company has just announced that it has raised more than $1 million in equity financing from new and existing investors to do that and more. As indicated in the July 26, 2016 news release, “Funds...