The Core City: Cleveland Program

Through JumpStart’s Core City: Cleveland program, entrepreneurs and small business owners who live or own a business in the city of Cleveland can work with JumpStart’s team of experts through a one-on-one consultation. In these free meetings, we can help you identify key tasks for your business, develop a plan for achieving them and access the people, dollars and resources you need to grow.

To get started, make an appointment with one of our business advisors (evening appointments are available) by calling us at 216.456.2670, or emailing

We’ll also be hosting a series of workshops and competitions, where entrepreneurs and small business owners will have the opportunity to win financial awards or free business and marketing assistance.

This program is supported by the Cleveland Foundation.



Make an appointment with our business assistance experts, who are available to provide personalized assistance to help you grow your business or idea. Evening appointments are available.
Call Core City: Cleveland to schedule an appointment at 216.456.2670
Email us at

Upcoming Core City Events

Impact Program Entrepreneur Showcase

Join us on 5/16 to meet our Core City: Cleveland Impact Program participants and hear their “Demo Day” style pitches to our panel of judges. One entrepreneur will walk away with $10,000!

Light refreshments will be provided.

When: May 16, 2017 – 5:30-8 pm
RSVP: Click here to register »

Getting Bank Ready

Small business loans can be a great way to take your company to the next level. But before you approach a potential lender, it helps to do some homework on how the process works and what types of funding requirements you’ll need to meet.

At this event, three different small business lenders will share their specific funding requirements and explain what they look for when they lend money to small businesses. You’ll also have a chance to talk one-on-one with these representatives to determine if their funding options are a good fit for your business.

When: May 24, 2017- 5:30-8 pm
RSVP: Click here to register »

Directions To Core City: Cleveland

Core City: Cleveland is headquarted in the offices of JumpStart Inc. at MidTown Tech Park, situated between Euclid and Carnigie, just east of E 66th Street.

From The West
By Car: Drive east on Euclid Ave. Right turn after E 66th Street.
By Bus: Ride the Healthline from Downtown to the E 66th Street Station.

From The East
By Car: Drive west on Carnegie Ave. Right turn after E 69th Street.
By Bus: Ride the Healthline from the Cleveland Clinic area to the E 69th Street Station.



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