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JumpStart Ventures Announces Chris Heivly As Keynote Speaker For Ohio VC Fest ’23 And Releases Speaker Lineup

Published author and startup consultant, Heivly is the Managing Director of Build The Fort and a Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

By |2023-09-12T11:47:38-04:00September 12, 2023|News|

JumpStart Ventures Announces Ohio VC Fest to Ignite Venture Capital Activity Statewide

JumpStart Ventures is introducing Ohio VC Fest, a multi-faceted event bringing together tech founders, investors, corporate leaders and entrepreneurs to amplify tech-based innovation across Ohio.

By |2023-06-21T16:43:43-04:00June 21, 2023|News|

Demystifying Investing: Insights from Hardik Desai, JumpStart Ventures Managing Partner

JumpStart Ventures recognizes these challenges and aims to demystify the investment process through our new YouTube series: Demystifying Investing.

By |2023-05-17T17:30:51-04:00May 17, 2023|Thought Leadership, Investing|

Raising Venture Capital? Seven Things You Need To Secure Funding

For many startups, raising venture capital is a sound funding strategy. Compared to financing your business through bank loans, personal savings or investments from friends and family, there are many benefits to securing VC dollars. Venture capital can provide [...]

By |2023-05-03T17:36:45-04:00May 3, 2023|Thought Leadership, Investing|

Octet Scientific closes $1M funding round for chemical manufacturing in clean energy

Octet Scientific, Inc., a Cleveland-based maker of specialty chemicals for safe, sustainable batteries, has completed its seed-stage fundraising round, led by the Advanced Manufacturing Fund (AMF), powered by JumpStart Ventures with support from MAGNET. The AMF invests in early-stage physical-product [...]

By |2023-04-25T20:55:11-04:00April 25, 2023|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|

How the Right Funding Partners Can Help You Navigate Business Challenges

I recently had the pleasure of sitting on a panel at the Three Rivers Venture Fair in Pittsburgh that focused on both the entrepreneur's and investor’s perspectives on how the best investors help startups through the tough times and [...]

By |2023-03-21T15:20:22-04:00March 21, 2023|Thought Leadership, Investing|