Bounce kicks off second software accelerator; selects seven local startups for program

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AKRON, Ohio (July 30, 2019) – Bounce Innovation Hub recently announced seven northeast Ohio startups were selected for the second product development accelerator. The four-month-long program started on July 15 and helps early-stage software startups build and refine their minimum viable product (MVP), and prepares them for launch of that product. The objective is to […]

Acquire Investments: Akron-based $20-Million Venture Capital Fund Receives $3 Million Investment

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AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Akron Fusion Investment Partners LP, I (AFI) is the largest fund to come out of the Akron region, and it is about to grow. AFI’s general partner, Akron-based Acquire Investments, LLC, announced Thursday the agreement to merge AFI with the Akron Bioinvestment Fund II (ABF II) by the end of the second quarter this […]

Bounce opens its doors to the public; welcomes hundreds of attendees at grand opening celebration

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AKRON, Ohio, (May 24, 2019) – Bounce Innovation Hub, located at 526 S. Main St. in downtown Akron, hosted a public celebration to commemorate the opening of its newly renovated first-floor Generator space, on Wed., May 22. An initial estimate for number of guests is 700-800. Activities were planned throughout the day to showcase the […]

Bounce Innovation Hub expands programs and services with newly renovated first floor; Grand opening and open house scheduled for May 22

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AKRON, Ohio, (April 16, 2019) – Bounce Innovation Hub will host a free, public celebration to commemorate the opening of its newly renovated first-floor Generator space, on Wed., May 22, located at 526 S. Main St. in downtown Akron. Activities throughout the day are planned to showcase the new space, programs and amenities, as well […]

Bounce is Hiring!

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Bounce Innovation Hub is seeking an outgoing and enthusiastic Community Coordinator to act as the welcoming face to Bounce and the Generator. Candidates must be passionate about helping customers and developing relationships. We are looking for someone who will be a staple in our community and will help create an atmosphere of connectivity and creativity […]

For Akron Ascent Innovation, “sticking” to big ideas helps them grow and succeed

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AAI, a Bounce incubator company located on the eighth floor, emerged from The University of Akron, is now selling its one-of-a-kind dry adhesive products, under the name ShearGrip, on a newly launched website.ShearGrip products allow users to secure and reposition prints, pictures and posters on various surfaces – without dealing with the stickiness that comes with […]