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Written by Parija Kavilanz.
Ohio has a message for women- and minority-led startups: Move to the Buckeye State and you have a real shot at getting funding.
Leading the charge is Cleveland-based JumpStart, a nonprofit that invests in young tech firms.
“Part of our focus is to accelerate opportunity for women and minority entrepreneurs in Ohio,” said JumpStart CEO Ray Leach. It now wants to expand that mission nationally.
JumpStart has launched a $10 million seed fund that will solely invest in women and minority-led tech startups.
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Originally published January 20, 2016.