MES DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA: Cómo acceder a Recursos Comerciales en la región Norte de Ohio.

Todos los años nuestra nación conmemora el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, del 15 de setiembre al 15 de octubre, celebrando las historias, cultura y contribuciones de nuestra población Hispana y sus antecesores, que vinieron desde México, España, el Caribe, Centroamérica y Sudamérica. Click here to read the blog in English Las celebraciones que se

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Exploring Business Resources in Northern Ohio

Every year, Americans commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Presione aquí para leer el artículo en español National months are dedicated to bringing awareness to important or

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Celebrating Black Business Month

Every August, Black Business Month invites us to champion the more than 3 million Black-owned businesses across the nation. Black Business Month began in 2004 when engineering entrepreneur Frederick E. Jordan partnered with author and historian John William Tempelton to start the annual event. Black Business Month was created to not only highlight Black-owned businesses

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JumpStart Celebrates Juneteenth, America’s Liberation Day

This Juneteenth, in partnership with our leadership and board, we, as a diverse staff, acknowledge the continued struggle for equity in America. Individually and as a team, we are committed to learning the history and supporting local Black businesses and events commemorating this important holiday. For many African Americans, June 19, 1865, represents America’s true

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Meet Cohort Twelve Of The Cleveland Small Business Impact Program

Congratulations to the graduates of the twelfth cohort of our Small Business Impact Program. This 12-week business accelerator program is designed to help individuals overcome the obstacles of entrepreneurship through hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring. Over the course of the program, these entrepreneurs worked together alongside JumpStart’s Impact Program team to tackle key business issues,

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 27: YOU (Youth Opportunities Unlimited)

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 27, Marcus Harris, the Young

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 26: Spotlight On Ohio City

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. Episode 26 concludes JumpStart’s Neighborhood Spotlight series

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 25: Spotlight on Kinsman

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. JumpStart Fridays’ Neighborhood Spotlight segment continues with Joy Johnson, Executive Director of Burten,

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 22: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

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 22, JumpStart’s Lamont Mackley and

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 21: Bridging the Technology Divide

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 week’s episode, Tondi & Terrance

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Meet Cohort Eleven of the Cleveland Small Business Impact Program

Congratulations to the graduates of the eleventh cohort of our Small Business Impact Program. This 12-week business accelerator program is designed to help individuals overcome obstacles to entrepreneurship through hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring. Over the course of the program, these entrepreneurs worked together alongside JumpStart’s Impact Program team to tackle key business issues, with

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