Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer.
Written by Robert L. Smith.
JumpStart Inc., the region’s leading supporter of entrepreneurship, hopes to boost Akron’s startup scene by posting a full-time representative in the city.
Tobin Buckner, a former executive with the Akron Urban League, is JumpStart’s first Akron Entrepreneurial Community Manager. He started the new job Monday, charged with better connecting Akron-area organizations that assist small businesses and expanding the network.
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Originally published February 24, 2015.