Mr. Beams Has Had A Wild Ride In Cleveland

A little more than a month ago, local LED lighting company Mr. Beams was acquired by fast-growing California home security startup Ring. At the time, it seemed like an ideal finale for an awesome startup, led by two great co-founders in David Levine and Michael Recker. Only it wasn’t the finale. Turns out, the culmination of this startup story

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How Cleveland Is Harnessing The Power Of Health Tech Innovation

This week at the 2017 Medical Innovation Summit, Cleveland Clinic and JumpStart Inc.announced a three-year partnershipwith Silicon Valley’s renowned Plug and Play Inc. to bring a new biotech and digital health innovation accelerator to downtown Cleveland. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Plug and Play is one of the world’s best and largest accelerator programs. The operation has grown from the original Plug

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Local Small Businesses Aim For Greater Success At JumpStart’s ‘Startup Scaleup’

Silicon Valley executives are coming East, to see what Cleveland entrepreneurs have to offer. They will be in town next week for the third annual ‘Startup Scaleup’ event held this year in the Gordon Square Arts District. The event will offer more than 35 workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities. Guests: Ray Leach, CEO, JumpStart

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Video: CLE 43 Focus Profiles JumpStart

CLE 43 Focus’s Harry Boomer interviews JumpStart Senior Advisor Lamont Mackley about how JumpStart’s work helps to unlock the full potential of diverse entrepreneurs and positively impacts Northeast Ohio communities. Watch the two-part interview below.

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NEO’s Big Summer Continues With The Premier Of ‘Cleveland Hustles’

It’s been a great couple of months for Northeast Ohio! The Cavs won the NBA finals, the city of Cleveland nailed the hosting gig for the RNC and now a brand new television show featuring our homegrown entrepreneurs has made its big debut on CNBC. The show is called Cleveland Hustles, and it’s produced and promoted by none

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