FutureLAND

FutureLAND is more than a conference, it’s a movement driven by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Our mission is to transform Cleveland’s innovation and tech ecosystem to be more inclusive and supportive of diverse founders and creatives. Together, we’re building Cleveland’s future. Together, we are FutureLAND. Join us October 27th through October 28th for: Insightful panels and

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Promise Partners Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Symposium

In celebration of Promise Partners 30th anniversary this year, we will be hosting an Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) Symposium on October 27th at the Tinkham Veale Center on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Since our organization’s founding, Promise Partners has supported 60 Clevelanders who have purchased just over 80 businesses. At this inaugural Entrepreneurship

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1st & Tech: Startup Networking Mixer

Connect with Cleveland’s growing tech and venture capital investing community at 1st and Tech. Powered by JumpStart in partnership with the Cleveland Browns, this happy hour event brings together tech entrepreneurs, innovation stakeholders, players from the Cleveland Browns and investors for networking and inspiration at FirstEnergy Stadium. Hear more about Ohio’s growing venture capital scene

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Pitch Cypher 3.0

Plug into Cleveland’s creative startup scene at Pitch Cypher! Connect with Cleveland’s innovation movement at Pitch Cypher, a tech-focused pitch event bringing together founders, creatives and start-up insiders over good music and drinks. Join us at Market Garden Brewery in Ohio City on September 22nd for the next meetup in a series of events focused

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Founders Unfiltered IRL: A Conversation with Kumar Arora

Kumar Arora is an entrepreneur, investor and consultant behind multiple startups and emerging brands. Consistently pushing the envelope on design and innovation, much of Kumar’s work centers on the idea of creating novel products and brands. Kumar has taken his vision and expertise to lead the way with strategic investments and growth opportunities with his

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SEA Change Pitch Event

Learn about and support impact innovators, and celebrate the newest movers and shakers in the Northeast Ohio social enterprise ecosystem! While this event is FREE to attend, donations are highly appreciated and valued. SEA Change pitch events serve as the finale of the Signature Cohort, and intend to support participating entrepreneurs in building their social

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Website 101

A website can be anything from a single page with your contact information to the primary sales portal for a multi-million-dollar corporation. What you need depends on what your business does. Do too little and you may be missing out on revenue. Do too much and you may be wasting money. Join Braintree Business Development

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Marketing “Must-Do’s”

No matter what your marketing is, no matter who your target market is, no matter what your growth strategy is….there are some critical things that you must do! Like making sure your customers find you. There are many simple activities that some businesses fail to master. Join Braintree Business Development Center as they host “Marketing

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Marketing Plan 101

Does your marketing plan fit your goals? Many startups struggle with determining how to reach their potential customers. If working on your marketing strategies is something you need to do, join Braintree Business Development Center for this informative session on ways to reach your potential customers. The presenter is digital marketing consultant Jay Miller of

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Small Business Training Camp

JumpStart and the Cleveland Browns are partnering to support Black and Hispanic/Latino-owned small businesses in a BIG way. The Small Business Training Camp, powered by JumpStart and supported by the Cleveland Browns, is a half-day small business intensive hosted at FirstEnergy Stadium. Participants will learn the fundamentals of running a successful small business from industry-specific

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The Small Business Connection at Glenn Research Center

This event will provide an opportunity for small businesses to learn about the NASA Glenn Research Center and JumpStart. Attendees will learn about current procurement opportunities at NASA, the procurement process, as well as future plans for space, technology and Earth Science programs and initiatives. Information will be provided to assist small businesses in maximizing

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New Frontiers: Innovation, Women’s Health, & the Rise of Femtech

Brought to you by UH Ventures, this event will highlight the increasingly critical need for women to participate and lead in healthcare innovation. Using Women’s Health innovation as the context for innovative thinking and inspiration, the event will feature empowering keynotes, panels, and fireside chats that aim to impact UH caregivers and our ecosystem. Topics

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