Five Questions With Eduwear Co-Founder Nikki Mace

The most successful entrepreneurs are problem solvers. Sisters Nikki Mace and Michele Porter founded their educational apparel startup, Eduwear, because they needed to ensure the children in their lives were well-prepared for their first day of school. The duo is part of JumpStart’s Core City: Cleveland Impact program, an intensive business assistance program designed to

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Forget The Oscars. Why Aren’t We Angry About The Lack Of Diversity In The Entrepreneurial World?

The announcement of this year’s Oscar nominees has created a great deal of controversy, most of which revolves around the roster’s lack of diversity. Conspicuously absent this year are several strong performances by African Americans, such as the red hot director/actor team of Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan, who reinvigorated the Rocky film series

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Ohio Third Frontier Internship Program Provides A Pathway To Opportunity

Did you know students who complete paid internships as undergraduates have much higher rates of post graduate employment and often start at higher salaries than the rest of their classmates? With this in mind, the State of Ohio is preparing to re-launch their Ohio Third Frontier (OTF) Internship Program to connect students, especially those from

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6 Valuable Resources For Minority Entrepreneurs

JumpStart is committed to inclusion across all of its programs. We recognize the single best hope for the nation’s ongoing competitiveness is to create inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems, and we understand there are the unique challenges and opportunities facing minority entrepreneurs. From educational opportunities to networking and career development, here are six valuable organizations dedicated to helping diverse

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