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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 Scott Thompson via email at scott.thompson@jumpstartinc.org or phone at 216.363.3400. You can also follow us on Twitter: @JumpStartInc

Crain's Cleveland Business

JumpStart Inc. CEO to serve as panelist at the Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Sunday, January 11, 2015

JumpStart Inc. CEO Ray Leach has been invited to serve as a panelist at this week's 18th annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit in New York. Read More ...

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Budding entrepreneurs offered legal assistance at CWRU clinic

Sunday, November 30, 2014

In a corner of a cluttered chemical engineering lab at Case Western Reserve University, Felipe Gomez del Campo V watched intently as a blue flame leapt from a slender fuel nozzle of his own design. Read More ...

Business Journal Daily

Fund for Economic Future Awards $1.9M in Grants

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Fund for Our Economic Future, a collaboration of 50 foundations, higher education institutions, health care systems, businesses, and others, has approved up to $1.9 million of grants to support the job creation efforts of regional economic development organizations BioEnterprise, JumpStart and Magnet. Read More ...

Crain's Cleveland Business

Local tech scene is getting quite a jolt from recent megadeals

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The local technology community has been waiting desperately for a day like July 31. Read More ...

Crain's Cleveland Business

Entrepreneur Bill Nemeth named co-director of JumpStart's Burton D. Morgan Mentoring Program

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The former owner of Mirifex Systems, an information technology consulting firm, has been named co-director of JumpStart Inc.’s Burton D. Morgan Mentoring Program. Read More ...

Innovation America

JumpStart Partners With Innovation America To Sponsor The innovationDaily Newsletter

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Fueled with 10 years of experience working with leaders in 20 regions across the United States, JumpStart’s “ecosystem” approach helps philanthropic, business, public and institutional leaders create programs that address critical challenges, such as access to capital, for fast-growing, high-potential firms that can drive economic growth. Read More ...

Digital Journal

Midwest Healthcare Startups Raise $777 Million in First Half of 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Midwest healthcare startups reported $777 million in total investments across 139 companies in the first half of 2014, according to the BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare Venture Investment Report. Read More ...