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
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
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.
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
In a world where a vast majority of companies are competing to come out on top, much of their success can be determined by a number of key factors. These elements, which include convenient access to financial assets, the ability to attract and retain talent and, of course, the novel ideas on which the company
Funds Will Help the Program Expand to New Businesses in New Sectors Late last month, Burton D. Morgan Foundation awarded more than $3.2 million in grants to promote entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio, including $1 million over three years to JumpStart’s Burton D. Morgan Mentoring Program. The program was launched in March, 2012 as a way
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
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
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
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
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.
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