Addressing Power, Privilege and Racial Equity in Your Organization

Organizations are making inclusive leadership a business priority to create a culture of belonging. This often requires leaders to engage in difficult conversations around power, privilege and now racial equity. In this unique and dynamic session, the IBIS Consulting Group and their troupe of professional actors will perform workplace scenarios that will serve as starting

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Anticipating the Job Skills of the Future

HR leaders, from hiring executives to training managers, need to get ahead of the skills needed for the new and evolving roles of tomorrow. What are the internal paths of communication that can pick up on the early signals of change–as well as outside sources? How can companies improve the development process for new training

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Closing More Sales: Enterprise to eCommerce

Closing more sales is a priority no matter what your business model is – but founders with different business models have to take very different approaches. This founder panel will feature two gener8tor founders who have proven track records of sales growth: Ganesh Gandhieswaran – CEO of Conversight, and MJ Anderson – CEO of RealityBLU.

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Founders Unfiltered: A Conversation with Afif Ghannoum

Join us for the next episode of Founders Unfiltered featuring Afif Ghannoum, co-founder of BIOHM Health. Afif, a biotechnology attorney by training, co-founded BIOHM with his father Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum, a global leader in medical mycology and Case Western Reserve University Professor. The father and son duo launched BIOHM in 2016 to help bring Dr.

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Impact of CRM on Small and Growing Businesses

How many businesses resort to managing leads on spreadsheets and then struggle to forecast sales or launch marketing campaigns? Together, we’ll workshop the business impact of CRM usage whether your business is acquiring your first customers or targeting multi-channel marketing campaigns. David Edelman – Founder of Thrivable and member of the JumpStart community – will

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Protecting Your Business: Legal Needs For Software Startups

JumpStart is partnering with Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC to provide software entrepreneurs with critical information in the areas of patents and cybersecurity. Hear from software legal experts on a variety of topics, including: Dominic Frisina | Partner | Intellectual Property “Protecting your ideas” What is patent eligibility and how is it different from patentability?

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Leveraging the World’s Biggest Source of Seed Capital

FedTech and JumpStart are excited to invite you to an exclusive conversation with Scott Aughenbaugh, Transition Cell Director, NSIN on Leveraging the World’s Biggest Source of Seed Capital: Unlocking Federal Funding For Your Venture. Each year the U.S. government spends hundreds of billions in partnership with small businesses. There has never been a better time

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The 6 key components to improve business performance

It’s one thing to create a compelling value proposition and an entirely different thing to run your business in an optimized manner. Attend this free JumpStart workshop to learn how you can improve business operations through an integrated business system. This workshop will teach you how it works and give you the tools you need

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Founders Unfiltered: A Conversation with Dr. Dan German

Join us on Wednesday, March 23, for the next Founders Unfiltered featuring Dr. Dan German, founder of orthobrain®. An award-winning orthodontist, Dr. German is well known throughout the dental world. Now he’s helping dentists seamlessly integrate orthodontics into their practice by providing education and real-time support through orthobrain’s innovative platform. Tune in to find out

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2022 State of Startups in Ohio

Ohio startups are setting records and strengthening our state’s innovative economy. Regional venture development organizations have been a foundation of support and capital for these tech-based companies, helping them to generate a $10B impact and more than 10,500 jobs created, since 2016. Tune in on Thursday, February 24, to hear about the State of Startups

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Founders Unfiltered: A Conversation with Dominique King

Join us on Wednesday, February 23, for the next Founders Unfiltered featuring Dominique King, founder of the ‘I Heart My HBCU’ mobile app. In 2017, King was the first to bridge spare change technology to support all 104 Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) with the I Heart My HBCU iOS and android platform launch.

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Innovation Fund Info Session

Thinking of applying for the Innovation Fund? Then you’ll want to join us for a free Innovation Fund 101 where we explain the ins-and-outs of our application process. We’ll also highlight some of the region’s most effective entrepreneurial support organizations. Agenda: How to apply and who is eligible How the funding can be used Things

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