Akron drone maker Event 38 attracts GLIDE funding and a welcome in Africa

Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer.

Written by Robert L. Smith.

Event 38, the Akron drone maker that I wrote about in September, is flying ever higher. The young company was just awarded $25,000 from the Innovation Fund of GLIDE, the Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise, to expand its eye-in-the-sky capability…

…It was part of $375,000 in awards that the Innovation Fund announced Wednesday. Two other young companies also received $25,000 to validate their technologies and prove their business models…

…Remesh, Cleveland technology company with a “chat app” that allows groups to speak with one voice. The startup came out of FlashStarts in downtown Cleveland. Charles Stack, the cofounder of FlashStarts, describes remesh as the most interesting company to come through the business accelerator in two years…

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Originally published December 11, 2014.

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