Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Written by Scott Suttell.
Fast Company is encouraged by the progress of the $10 million Focus Fund for women and minority entrepreneurs, which is led by Cleveland-based JumpStart Inc.
The Focus Fund made its first call for business plans in January, according to the story. It has been “inundated with hundreds of applications,” says Ray Leach, CEO of JumpStart.
“There’s pretty significant demand,” Leach tells Fast Company. “We weren’t sure what the response would be.”
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Originally published April 26, 2016.