JumpStart Commits $1 Million To Support North Coast Angel Fund

Cleveland-Based Venture Development Organization Continues its Support and Commitment to the Country’s 5th Largest Angel Investing Group Recognizing the importance and impact of angel investment to the Northeast Ohio high-tech economy, JumpStart Inc. recently announced a new $1 million commitment to support the operations of the North Coast Angel Fund (NCAF) through 2022. With this

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Embrace Pet Insurance Helps Owners Manage Medical Costs

Health insurance helps most people control the out-of-pocket costs of medical bills. But when their pets face health issues, there is often no financial assistance with owners paying in full for each veterinarian visit. This can lead to a difficult decision — saving money or their pet’s life. Cleveland, Ohio’s, Embrace Pet Insurance has created

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Video: Fox Business Profiles The New JumpStart Focus Fund

Fox Business’ Liz Claman interviews JumpStart CEO Ray Leach about the new Focus Fund, created to invest seed capital in tech-based companies led by minority or female entrepreneurs throughout Ohio – as well as those willing to move to the state.  

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CoverMyMeds: 2016 Leading Edge In Clinician Workflow

Over the past decade, Healthcare Informatics has recognized healthcare leadership teams who have gone above and beyond in their use of information technology solutions with the Innovator Awards.  But those innovators could not have achieved such success without dedicated vendor partners. To that end, Healthcare Informatics announces the winners of the second annual Leading Edge

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CardioInsight Will Move To Independence, Get Tax Credits

CardioInsight is moving to Independence. And the state wants to make sure it stays there for a while. The medical device company, which was bought by Medtronic for $93 million last year, received a state tax credit that requires it to remain in Independence for at least eight years. The state believes it’s an important

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Argentum, OnShift Working To Meet Workforce Needs

The silver tsunami is causing ripple effects for long-term care (LTC) providers. The industry needs to recruit 1.2 million new employees by 2025 while continuing to create attractive working environments and career paths. Argentum and OnShift have announced a three-year corporate partnership to conduct research, compile innovative resources and create best practices to give LTC

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JumpStart Thawing The Freeze On Cleveland Tech Investment

Not only is there a big chill in Northeast Ohio’s weather, but there’s also a freeze on tech investments. There have been notable declines in both public and private valuations for technology companies — being felt here and worldwide. According to Dow Jones VentureSource, the median pre-money valuation for tech firms raising venture capital in

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You get $500K. But First You Have To Move To Ohio.

Ohio has a message for women- and minority-led startups: Move to the Buckeye State and you have a real shot at getting funding. Leading the charge is Cleveland-based JumpStart, a nonprofit that invests in young tech firms. “Part of our focus is to accelerate opportunity for women and minority entrepreneurs in Ohio,” said JumpStart CEO

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CoverMyMeds Leaving Twinsburg For Highland Hills, Plans To Hire 25

CoverMyMeds is leaving Twinsburg for an office in Highland Hills that’s three times larger than its existing space. The larger space at 22901 Millcreek Blvd. will allow the fast-growing health care software company to hire another 25 people in Northeast Ohio over the next three to five months, most of whom will be software engineers.

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JumpStart Is Bringing Back Its Original Investment Fund

JumpStart once again has money to invest in high-tech startup companies. With $12.5 million in fresh state funding, the nonprofit is bringing back its original investment fund, which has been out of cash for a few years now. It’s also ready to launch another fund that will target tech startups led by women and minorities

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