About Vicki McDonald

In her role as Communications Director at JumpStart, Vicki McDonald is responsible for internal and external communications efforts including public and media relations. For media inquiries, please contact Vicki via email or by calling 216.502.6395.

JumpStart Ventures Awarded $35M To Invest In Promising Tech Startups Across Ohio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted and the Ohio Department of Development have made a landmark investment in Ohio's tech economy by announcing $86 million in funding awarded to venture capital funds across the state.

By |2024-05-01T15:07:48-04:00May 1, 2024|News|

Inphlu Announces Integration with ChatGPT to Enhance Employee Advocacy Platform

Inphlu, a leading employee advocacy platform, announced its integration of ChatGPT, a cutting-edge language model developed by OpenAI. Inphlu enables businesses to leverage their employee's influence on social media platforms by streamlining content creation and sharing. The integration with ChatGPT [...]

By |2023-04-06T18:53:08-04:00April 6, 2023|News|

Online B2B steel marketplace & supply chain platform Felux raises $19M Series A to digitize outdated industrial commerce

The round was led by EquipmentShare and joined by Signia Venture Partners, Suffolk Construction, Expa, Lightbank, 8VC, and JumpStart Ventures among others.

By |2022-06-02T13:39:35-04:00June 2, 2022|News|

My One Medical Source® (MOMS) Closes $1.1 Million Seed Round Financing Led by JumpStart Ventures

Healthcare Tech Investors Support the Company's Growth Objectives That Are Helping to Increase Access to Advanced Diagnostic and Specialty Testing

By |2022-04-20T16:23:01-04:00April 20, 2022|News|

JumpStart Makes Investments in 4 Innovative Tech Companies

JumpStart recently made investments into four Ohio-based tech companies, adding new technologies to our diverse and growing portfolio. These innovative startups offer platforms which seek to solve unique challenges within their sectors. Learn more about the four companies joining our [...]

By |2022-03-09T19:35:49-05:00July 15, 2021|News|

JumpStart Welcomes Five New Startups To Its Portfolio

We are excited to introduce five new companies recently added to JumpStart’s investment portfolio. These five new companies join the 120+ innovative tech companies in our portfolio. Learn more about these groundbreaking companies: Thrivable Thrivable is the healthcare industry’s only [...]

By |2022-03-09T19:35:21-05:00June 7, 2021|News|