WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 3: Business Growth Collaborative with Michael Elliot and Benjamin Collinger

JumpStart and WOVU 95.9FM have partnered to bring you JumpStart Fridays, a show focused on supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in Cleveland. Over the coming weeks, you’ll hear from local business owners, business assistance and funding experts, community organizations and more as we dive into live and honest conversations about entrepreneurship. In this episode, Michael Elliot,

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Video: Elevate Your Side Hustle

When it comes to business development and entrepreneurship, the voyage is perilous but worthwhile for those with the right mindset and drive. In this recorded webinar, you’ll hear from Northwest Ohio Impact Program graduate Quintin Riley, owner of Toledo-based Legendary Carpet Care, about navigating the highs and lows of the side hustle, and learn how

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 2: Global Entrepreneurship Week Lands in Ohio November 16

JumpStart and WOVU 95.9FM have partnered to bring you JumpStart Fridays, a show focused on supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in Cleveland. Over the coming weeks, you’ll hear from local business owners, business assistance and funding experts, community organizations and more as we dive into live and honest conversations about entrepreneurship. Global Entrepreneurship Week is

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Understanding The Technology Behind Your Product

Building a business is a serious feat. You may frequently feel like you are being pulled in 12 different directions, and this can be especially true when your business is built around a software product. Custom SaaS products, mobile apps and enterprise solutions all come with serious technical pieces. And, most of the time, your

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VIDEO: JumpStart Investing Q&A Session

Whether you’re looking to learn more about venture capital fundraising in general, or interested in applying for funding specifically from JumpStart, it’s important to have access to the right information and the opportunity to ask questions. In this recorded Q&A session, we cover some of the core concepts of equity-based fundraising, including how investors like

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 1: Diving Into Diversity Equity and Inclusion In Cleveland’s Tech Ecosystem

JumpStart and WOVU 95.9FM have partnered to bring you JumpStart Fridays, a show focused on supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in Cleveland. Over the coming weeks, you’ll hear from local business owners, business assistance and funding experts, community organizations and more as we dive into live and honest conversations about entrepreneurship. In episode one, JumpStart’s

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5 Personality Traits Of Successful Startup Employees

On the Entrepreneurial Talent Team at JumpStart, we pride ourselves on being able to identify those unique individuals who will thrive in the startup environment. Early-stage companies aren’t the right fit for everyone, and it’s important to know what you’re looking for when you’re thinking about adding new team members. Below, you’ll find the five

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4 Steps To Developing Your Financial Model

Once you have validated and sized the market for your idea, your next step will be to determine whether this will be a venture or lifestyle business. Financial models can quickly become very complicated, but all models rest on these four main pieces: Customer Acquisition Sales Mix Revenue Expenses The following steps will show you

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Meet Cohort Four Of The Northwest Ohio Impact Program

Cohort four of our Northwest Ohio Impact Program is officially underway! Over the next three months, these five entrepreneurs will be learning and working together with our Northwest Ohio team. The program will culminate in a demo day-style showcase on December 1, where all five will use their new knowledge and skills to pitch to

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