Stray Dog to Take Over Bounce Café

Bounce Innovation Hub Selects Locally Owned Stray Dog Café as New Café and Coffee Shop Operators AKRON, Ohio (Aug. 12, 2021) – Bounce Innovation Hub is thrilled to announce it has selected Akron’s Stray Dog Café to operate the hub’s first-floor café, coffee shop and event catering business. Stray Dog Café at Bounce will continue […]

Bounce Featured on PBS’s Around Akron with Blue Green

The newest episode of “Around Akron with Blue Green” features a great segment on yours truly, us. Thank you to host Blue Green for spending the day in downtown Akron, talking with our entrepreneurs, getting to know the Bounce community and capturing what we do so beautifully. Definitely check out the entire episode, which also […]

Call for Proposals: RFP Now Open for Bounce Coffee Shop and Café

AKRON, Ohio (June 16, 2021) – Bounce Innovation Hub has released an RFP inviting local food entrepreneurs, chefs, caterers or established businesses, or a combination of, to submit a proposal to open and operate its coffee shop, café and catering service.  The business footprint comprises 613 square feet of work space and 854 square feet […]

Bounce Innovation Hub Community Report 2021

Bounce Innovation Hub has issued its inaugural community and economic impact report for the fiscal years 2018-2020. May 17, 2021BOUNCE INNOVATION HUB CELEBRATES SUCCESS WITH IMPACT REPORT AND ANNOUNCES ITS NEW MORTAR COHORT 4AKRON, OHIO (May 17, 2021) — Bounce Innovation Hub is thrilled to celebrate the success ofits programs with new data included in […]

Bounce names new sr. director of Entrepreneurial Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jeanine Black, Chief Marketing Officer jblack@bouncehub.org                    AKRON, Ohio (April 6, 2021) – Bounce Innovation Hub is pleased to announce James Hilton has been named Sr. Director of Entrepreneurial Services. Hilton officially started on April 1. He replaces Christopher Mazziotto who exited the organization at the end of December to pursue new […]

Forward Focus: Bounce 2021

As Bounce Innovation Hub begins its fourth year in existence, we, along with the rest of the world, happily leave 2020 behind. To be sure, we ended the year in a strong position and with everyone on our team healthy and safe, but it was still a difficult year that tested every one of us […]