Meet the Participants of the Cleveland Small Business Impact Program’s 21st Cohort

JumpStart’s Small Business Impact Program is a 12-week business accelerator that provides hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring to participants. The program focuses on helping these entrepreneurs overcome key business issues, with a significant emphasis on financial projections and capital pitches. Throughout the program, participants will have the opportunity to work closely with the Impact Program

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Meet the Inaugural Cohort of Stark County’s Revitalized Small Business Impact Program

In celebration of JumpStart’s expanded footprint and return to Stark County, we are excited to present the inaugural cohort of the Small Business Impact Program. Designed to elevate local entrepreneurship, the Impact Program is a 12-week accelerator offering hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring. The program focuses on helping participants overcome key business issues, with a

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Meet the Participants of the Cleveland Small Business Impact Program’s Historic 20th Cohort

As JumpStart enters our 20th year, we remain steadfast in our mission of unlocking the full potential of entrepreneurship to transform our communities. Launched in 2016, JumpStart’s flagship Small Business Impact Program is the region’s leading business accelerator that provides hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring to local entrepreneurs. The 12-week program focuses on helping participants

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Small Business Saturday: Shop with Cleveland-Based Impact Program Graduates

Small Business Saturday – a day when consumers are encouraged to support local small businesses in their communities – is celebrated the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Small Business Saturday has become a cherished tradition since it was founded in 2010. It has been cosponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration since 2011. Presented as a contrast

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Meet the Participants of the Northwest Ohio Small Business Impact Program’s 11th Cohort

JumpStart’s Small Business Impact Program is a 12-week business accelerator that provides hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring to participants. The program focuses on helping these entrepreneurs overcome key business issues, with a significant emphasis on financial projections and capital pitches. Throughout the program, participants will have the opportunity to work closely with the Impact Program

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Meet the Participants of the Cleveland Small Business Impact Program’s 19th Cohort

JumpStart’s Small Business Impact Program is a 12-week business accelerator that provides hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring to participants. The program focuses on helping these entrepreneurs overcome key business issues, with a significant emphasis on financial projections and capital pitches. Throughout the program, participants will have the opportunity to work closely with the Impact Program

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Small Business, Big Conversations: Vic Searcy of Sauce the City

Cleveland has no shortage of claims to fame, but Vic Searcy’s Chicken Sandwich stands out even in a city of bests. With locations in University Heights, Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse and Cleveland Browns Stadium, you’d think Sauce the City has been around for decades. On the contrary, Chef Vic launched (almost by accident) in 2018 when

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Meet The Participants Of The Cleveland Small Business Impact Program’s 18th Cohort

JumpStart’s Small Business Impact Program is a 12-week business accelerator that provides hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring to participants. The program focuses on helping these entrepreneurs overcome key business issues, with a significant emphasis on financial projections and capital pitches. Throughout the program, participants will have the opportunity to work closely with the Impact Program

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