Monday, November 16, 2020
Hear from some of Ohio's leading capital providers on the state of funding in Ohio.
Are you curious about what it means to be a tech business, why to start a tech business, or how to launch a tech business? If so, this fireside chat between two former entrepreneurs turned JumpStart business advisors that address these questions are for you.
Venture For America has helped numerous founders launch their business in Ohio. Join this program to learn about the VFA Founders and the businesses they launched.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Join Kate Volzer as she shares her experience on the topic of what business really comes down to….the people behind it. As the CEO of a fully remote tech start-up, she has a proactive approach to keeping a team engaged. Hear her best practice tips and recommendations on managing remotely, the active role a CEO should play, and creating a thriving culture digitally.
The economic and social shockwaves of COVID-19 have redefined what normal looks like in our homes, our workplaces, and across the world. They have also deepened some of our society’s most troubling inequalities, and left millions of people financially vulnerable. What will it take to restore our nation’s physical and economic health? Join Amy Nelson, CEO of Venture for America, as she imagines what a successful post-pandemic recovery could look like -- a recovery that prioritizes inclusion, equitable opportunity, and ultimately, resilience.
Plug and Play leads an dynamic discussion about some of the Ohio startups they're working with.
Professor Brandon Cohen is leading the University of Toledo’s efforts to educate people on how to navigate the complex features of cannabis entrepreneurship.
Being an entrepreneur building an app or software-based business is not easy. The journey to success requires commitment, time, and connecting with the right resources and tools. With the proper support, this journey is inspiring and rewarding.
If you are an entrepreneur working to develop an app or software-based business, please join members of the JumpStart Services team. We will discuss how to start and build starting a business and how The Entrepreneurial Roadmap can better assist you in turning an idea into a thriving business a reality.
In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, StartHuddle will be hosting an Entrepreneurship Panel. We'll hear from small business owners, leaders from the industry, and those who are passionate about the development of businesses in our community. Questions will pertain to important topics for youth to get started in entrepreneurship. Listen in to hear some great advice and wisdom.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
A conversation on the role of water-based entrepreneurship in economic development across the Lake Erie region. Panel and Q&A.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
The University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF) in partnership with the Innovation Research Interchange (IRI) is pleased to present a portfolio of new high potential start up companies from Northeast Ohio, showcasing technologies on topics addressing interests of IRI members. We hope that IRI members will identify collaboration opportunities with these companies and the academic institutions that they represent. Ample time for Q/A ‘s and follow up discussions will be provided. We hope that success of this initial program will be followed by quarterly virtual presentations of new university startups in technologies of interest to IRI members.
The technology companies will represent commercialization opportunities in:
- Artificial Intelligence for Smart Factory Transformation…. Lincode
- Industrial 3D Printers for Production Materials at Scale… JuggerBot3D
- Multi-layer Nano Films for novel applications ……PeakNano/ Polymer Plus
- New Class of Carbon Nanotube Anti-Corrosion Coatings… Tesla NanoCoatings
- Strong Cleanly Removable Nanofiber Adhesives…. Akron Ascent Innovations
- Ms Elyse Ball, UARF Director of NSF I Corps Sites Program. UARF is affiliated with the University of Akron and drives research commercialization across Northeast Ohio
The 90-minute live online presentations will include an opportunity for audience questions. The session is open with advanced registration for IRI members through the link below. Of course, there is no charge for participation. Please send any questions to Surendra Chawla ( [email protected] ) or Barry Rosenbaum ( [email protected] ) We look forward to meeting you on November 19th Please stay safe.
For Registration, please use the link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iri-virtual-presentation-of-new-technology-startups-from-northeast-ohio-tickets-126863880281