Stopping the Glorification of Busy

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By Jessica Sublett, Bounce chief operating officer  Since January, I have been asked weekly, “How are things at Bounce!?” And, for months now, I’ve been watching myself respond to nearly every inquiry (cringing each time I do) with, “Busy.” Isn’t that the worst? “Busy.”  A response that is meaningless, vapid and void. Yet sometimes, it’s […]

Get Ready for FUEL Akron

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By James Hilton – Mentor at The Bit Factory  We are exactly one week away from our third annual FUEL Akron competition, taking place on Thursday, Nov. 15, 5-9 p.m. here at Bounce Innovation Hub. If you haven’t been, FUEL is a “shark-tank” style event where software startup founders pitch and live negotiate for investment […]

Bounce Innovation Hub and MAGNET Establish Joint Office in Akron; Expand Entrepreneurial Services for Makers and Manufacturers

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AKRON, Ohio – Sept. 28, 2018 – Bounce Innovation Hub and MAGNET, the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, are uniting efforts to expand services and establish a joint program with an office in Bounce, located at 526 S. Main St., in downtown Akron.  Bounce is the region’s first open innovation hub serving the entrepreneurial and […]

Bounce Innovation Hub Announces the Addition of High-Growth Software Company SaberLogic Inc. as Its Newest Tenant

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AKRON, Ohio (Aug. 22, 2018) – Bounce Innovation Hub and the City of Akron announced today that Bounce has signed a lease with SaberLogic Inc. SaberLogic is a 24-person software consulting firm and the developer of Bezlio, a mobile app that allows customers to design their own dashboards, without code, providing real-time access to data […]

BioEnterprise and Bounce Innovation Hub Establish Joint Office; Expand Biomedical Resources in Northeast Ohio

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Michael Haritakis joins both organizations as entrepreneur-in-residence CLEVELAND – July 19, 2018 – BioEnterprise, a leader in growing the Northeast Ohio biomedical industry, and Bounce Innovation Hub, Akron’s first open innovation hub serving Northeast Ohio’s entrepreneurial and innovation community, unite efforts to expand reach and increase impact and establish a joint office in Akron, located […]

Bounce Innovation Hub Adds Four Team Members with Focus on Strengthening Entrepreneurial Services and Programming

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AKRON, Ohio, (June 4, 2018) – Bounce Innovation Hub is pleased to announce the additions of Michael Haritakis and Victoria Tifft as entrepreneurs in residence(EIRs);  Christopher Mazziotto, director of entrepreneurial services and EbaNee Bond, program coordinator. Haritakis and Tifft are veteran founders. As EIRs, they will work directly with Bounce resident companies helping them navigate […]

Bounce names Douglas Weintraub CEO

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AKRON, Ohio, March 2, 2018 – The board of directors of Bounce, Akron’s Innovation Hub, announced today that Douglas Weintraub has been named its first CEO, effective March 5. Weintraub brings more than 30 years of business and entrepreneurial experience in Northeast Ohio. Prior to joining Bounce, Weintraub has been advising various entrepreneurial companies throughout […]