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2010-01-05 14:45:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, and Portal Capital, a Cleveland-based private equity firm investing in life science companies, each announce an investment commitment of $250,000 in TheraVasc Inc., for a total commitment of $500,000. The Cleveland, Ohio company is commercializing a treatment for peripheral artery disease. (Logo:...

2009-12-30 11:41:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, announces two JumpStart Ventures investments. Absorbent Materials Company LLC (dba ABSMaterials LLC), a company developing a novel, silica-based material that absorbs toxins in water, and MAX Endoscopy Inc., a medical device manufacturer using fiber optics to guide the treatment of hemorrhoids, each received investment...

2009-12-07 16:00:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, announced a JumpStart Ventures investment commitment of $250,000 in Electron Database Company. The Richfield, Ohio company is creating a database software application that will dramatically improve the performance of enterprise applications, data warehouses, and cloud computing infrastructures. (LOGO:...

2009-09-22 23:01:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, announced an investment commitment of $200,000 in iGuiders, Inc. The Cleveland-based information technology company is developing a guided decision technology for the Internet that simplifies complicated searches through the use of question and answer logic. iGuiders has been a JumpStart Ventures portfolio company since...

2009-08-11 23:01:00

CLEVELAND, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, announced a JumpStart Ventures investment commitment of $250,000 in Catacel Corporation. The Portage County clean energy company engineers and manufactures catalytic heat exchanging materials. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060209/CLJUMPSTARTLOGO) The company's proprietary materials enable reactors that...

2008-09-16 12:00:50

JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the growth of innovative early-stage businesses and ideas, today announced the close of an equity investment commitment of $380,000 in Freedom Meditech, Inc., a developer of a proprietary non-invasive ocular glucose measurement device for people with diabetes. The company's device is based, in part, on patented technology developed at the University of Toledo. The JumpStart investment is part of an...

2007-11-15 15:00:41

PAINESVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lake Hospital Foundation today announced that it has received a $1 million cash donation from the prominent Lake County businessman Richard M. Osborne family. The donation, which is the single largest gift ever received by the Foundation, will support construction of TriPoint Medical Center, a new state-of-the-art digital hospital in Concord Township set to open in 2009. "My family and I are delighted to support TriPoint Medical Center and Lake...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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