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2014-03-11 08:26:06

CLEVELAND, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connections are everything for a growing business--whether it's being introduced to an investor, meeting a potential customer or finding a trusted advisor. The community is invited to make their own connections--while viewing the community resources available to entrepreneurs and business owners -- at the 2014 Northeast Ohio Entrepreneur Expo (www.neoexpo.org) on Monday, April 7 from noon-5:30pm at the Cleveland Museum of Art...

2013-07-22 08:30:51

Report Shows As Entrepreneurial Ventures Grow, So Does Their Impact CLEVELAND, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently released study shows that Greater Cleveland-based startups contribute significantly to Ohio's economy, an impact that increases as these tech companies mature. In 2012, 127 young companies collectively generated $270 million in economic benefits for Ohio ($211 million for Northeast Ohio), according to an annual report from The Center for Economic Development at...

2013-07-10 08:35:44

Akron Company's Solution Monitors, Troubleshoots Wireless Networks CLEVELAND, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 7signal (www.7signal.com), developer of a Wi-Fi performance assurance and optimization solution that monitors and troubleshoots wireless local area networks (WLANs), received a $250,000 investment commitment from nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org). The Akron, Ohio-based company's Sapphire system serves mission-critical users and...

2013-07-01 08:30:49

Technology Makes Live-Streaming and Retrieving Video Easy, Convenient CLEVELAND, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BoxCast (www.boxcast.com), which has developed a plug-and-play Broadcast Box, has received a $250,000 investment commitment from nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org). The Cleveland, Ohio-based company's solution allows anyone with a camera to conveniently stream standard and high-definition live video to BoxCast's cloud-based...

2013-06-12 08:29:31

Funding and FDA Clearance Enable Product Launch CLEVELAND, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zuga Medical (www.zugamedical.com), a medical device company developing a dental implant system, has received a $250,000 investment commitment from nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org). Funding will be used to launch the company's FDA-approved Zuga® implant system that allows general practice dentists to perform procedures previously the domain of...

2013-05-08 12:32:08

Comprehensive Online Resource Simplifies End-of-Life Planning CLEVELAND, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- eFuneral (www.efuneral.com), a comprehensive online end-of-life planning resource, has received a $250,000 investment commitment from nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org). The company's free tools and support enable those thinking about end-of-life to make the best funeral decisions for their budget. "End-of-life planning encompasses...

2013-04-04 12:27:26

Cleveland-Based Health Insurer Awards Multi-Year Grant to JumpStart Inc. CLEVELAND, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An Oberlin startup receives FDA approval for a novel neurostimulation therapy to help ALS patients live longer without a mechanical ventilator. A Solon business producing energy efficient power outage systems receives national innovation recognition from Good Housekeeping. A Euclid cladding company takes top manufacturing honors in Wall Street Journal's Technology...

2013-03-28 12:30:08

Company Developing Revolutionary Implantable Spine Fusion Sensor CLEVELAND, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoData, Inc. (www.orthodatainc.com), an Akron-based medical device company developing a novel diagnostic system for spine surgeons, has received a $250,000 investment commitment from Cleveland-based nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org). OrthoData's breakthrough implantable microelectronic spine fusion sensor, known as the...

2013-03-19 12:29:37

Company's Social Video Platform Simplifies Creating and Sending Personal Video Messages CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sociagram (www.sociagram.com), a Lakewood, Ohio-based company developing a social video messaging platform, has received a $250,000 investment commitment from nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org). The company's cloud-based, web and mobile platform enables users to create customized personal video...

2013-02-06 12:29:42

CLEVELAND, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. (www.jumpstartinc.org) has committed $250,000 to Casentric, LLC (casentric.com), which has developed a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application that helps evaluate and resolve property and injury cases faster and more accurately. CaseXpert(TM) is an intuitive and cost-effective software product that brings critical thinking to the challenging work of handling claims. "The property...