Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Case Western Reserve’s burgeoning innovation hub — think[box] — now has the Sears name attached to it.
The Sears think[box] is named in recognition of more than $10 million in financial support for the project from Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears.
The couple first committed $5 million toward the effort in 2012. Larry Sears, a 1969 graduate of the engineering program, is the founder of Hexagram — a company that created a remote automatic meter-reading device for gas, water and electric companies. He sold the company in 2006.
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Originally published October 28, 2015.