In 2015, JumpStart launched a festival-style summer event called Startup Scaleup. Our idea was to bring together all the different people we work with — tech founders, investors, small business owners, corporate leaders, public sector leaders and the heads of major philanthropic and nonprofit organizations.
Clearly these people have different goals and objectives in their day jobs, but they’re also important actors and stakeholders in the growth of our entrepreneurial economy. We hoped they would appreciate an opportunity to connect, learn and discuss some of the big issues affecting all of us. I’m happy to say, I think Startup Scaleup has helped create an environment to establish and advance these conversations.
Click here to read the complete article. Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business. Written by Ray Leach, CEO JumpStart Inc. Originally published June 24, 2018.