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Do you have an idea that could improve an everyday experience or disrupt an industry? JumpStart advisers can help you get your app, healthcare device or software solution off the ground.

No matter where you are on your path to entrepreneurial success, business advising can get you further, faster.

In this free 30-minute session, a JumpStart advisor will get to know you and your business or idea, assess where you are and help you chart a path forward.

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JumpStart helps entrepreneurs like you access the coaching and capital needed to launch and quickly scale a venture.

Our business assistance services are designed to help startups and growing companies overcome common obstacles and prepare for the future.

We invest from multiple venture capital funds, including one focused solely on supporting tech ventures led by women and people of color across the state of Ohio.

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Education From The Experts

JumpStart offers free educational workshops on a wide variety of topics, from capital readiness and go-to-market strategy to financial projections and growth planning.

These focused deep-dives and group learning opportunities are tailored toward specific types of startups at specific stages of growth.

Thanks to the generous contributions from our funders, JumpStart’s programs, workshops and 1-on-1 advising sessions are always offered at no cost to participants.

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Follow The Entrepreneur's Roadmap

Combining “always-on” tools to guide your independent progress with customized coaching, JumpStart’s roadmap methodology has helped take hundreds of entrepreneurs from concept to launch and beyond.

The Roadmap guides you through four unique stages allowing you to quickly get started no matter where you are on your journey. As you go, remember a JumpStart advisor is here for you. Click here to get connected.

Ideation Stage

Ready to bring your idea to the world? It’s time to identify prospective buyers, articulate your unique value, assess the competitive landscape and finalize your product offering.

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Development Stage

You have a winning concept. Get ready to build out your minimum viable product (MVP), create a comprehensive go-to-market strategy and develop your operations plan.

Build & Test

Launch Stage

You’re ready for primetime.
Shift your focus to sales and marketing by testing value propositions, buying cycles, product functionality and user demands.

Sell & Iterate

Acceleration Stage

You’ve landed paying customers and sales are starting to soar.
Get ready to scale in ways that satisfy your customer base while branching out to adjacent markets.

Grow & Scale

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Connect with a JumpStart advisor today. Email us at [email protected] or complete the form below to request a free business consultation

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