Companies Served

JumpStart Business Assistance

Since our inception, JumpStart has engaged more than 6,500+ companies.

In 2018 alone, JumpStart engaged 925 companies.

  • 51% were led by women
  • 44% were led by people of color


Current as of October, 2019

Capital Invested

JumpStart Investing

To date, JumpStart has invested more than $57M into 120 Ohio tech startups.

  • 42% of our total investment capital has been deployed into companies led by women and people of color
  • 19% of the startups we’ve funded have been led by African American or Latinx entrepreneurs​

Current as of October 2019

Intermediary Work

Network Management

JumpStart manages multiple collaboratives of support organizations across Ohio, including the Northeast Ohio Startup Network. Collectively, these networks have engaged more than 10,000 clients who have created more than 10,000 jobs and contributed $6.6B to the economy since 2010.

  • 45% of these companies are led by women
  • 33% are led by people of color


JumpStart grants funding to other partners in the Northeast Ohio Startup Network on behalf of the Ohio Third Frontier.

JumpStart also makes grants to entrepreneurial support organizations across Ohio and northern New York as part of the KeyBank Businesses Boost & Build program.

  • In 2018, JumpStart deployed approximately $7M in grant funding to 45 organizations on behalf of partners/funders.

Recent Reports

2018 Economic and Fiscal Impact Report

2018 Economic and Fiscal Impact Report

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2019 Burton D. Morgan Mentoring Program Annual Report

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KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program Year One Report 2017/18

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2017 JumpStart Community Report

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