How JumpStart Helped North Central Connecticut Align Around A Cohesive Strategy The MetroHartford Alliance is charged with ensuring North Central Connecticut competes successfully for jobs, talent and capital. The Alliance engaged JumpStart to assess their entrepreneurial ecosystem, identify the strengths/gaps and develop a plan to pursue the goals of business growth, talent retention and job
How JumpStart Set Northwest Pennsylvania Up For Economic Success When JumpStart began its partnership with the Northwest Pennsylvania Innovation Collaborative, Erie County had one of the highest unemployment rates in the state for 10 consecutive years, which created a population exodus ultimately leading to a loss in infrastructure and left no appeal to new businesses.
In our own hometown, JumpStart worked with philanthropic leaders to build an app that supports more efficient operation of our entrepreneurial mentoring program. The app, built on a customized Salesforce database, enables the tracking and management of all meetings/communications between 90 mentors and 50 companies while allowing the program to scale without added headcount or
How JumpStart Helped Richland County Take The Right Steps Toward Economic Impact Located between Cleveland and Columbus, Richland County, like many other rural regions has struggled to deal with two decades of vanishing jobs and general economic decline. To turn this trend around, the Richland County Foundation (RCF), a respected community voice with seven decades