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See the latest news on JumpStart, our work, and our progress below. If you have a media inquiry, please get in touch with Amy Martin via email at amy.martin@jumpstartinc.org or phone at 216.403.1009. You can also follow us on Twitter: @JumpStartInc


USA Today

Exclusive: Venture capital to make diversity pledge

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Venture capitalists will pledge concrete measures to bring greater diversity to their predominantly white male profession during a high-profile event at the White House.


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Forbes

Could Cleveland Be The 'Valley' Of The Midwest? America's New Hub For Entrepreneurs

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Ray Leach is CEO of JumpStart, a Cleveland-based organization that wants to see a boom in entrepreneurship in the Midwest. He works with startups on finding them cash, human capital and resources.


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WKYC-TV 3

Is Cleveland the Midwest's Silicon Valley?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A city on the rise: a place where tech company entrepreneurs are planting and growing their businesses. Now, Forbes Magazine is asking if we could be the "Silicon Valley" of the Midwest.


Boxcast, a Cleveland start-up tech company, has been growing here for two years. An example of why Forbes is saying the may be "America's new hub for entrepreneurs."


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Freshwater

Startup Scaleup brings 1,200 entrepreneurs to Gordon Square

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Twelve hundred people descended on the Gordon Square Arts District yesterday, Wednesday June 17 for Startup Scaleup, JumpStart’s inaugural event to celebrate and educate entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners. Sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Medical Mutual, the event offered resources, networking for Cleveland’s startup businesses.


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