Bounce Innovation Hub Launches New Product Development Accelerator; First Cohort Begins Jan. 14

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AKRON, Ohio (Jan. 10, 2019) – Bounce Innovation Hub announced today that its inaugural product development accelerator cohort will begin Jan. 14 and will feature five northeast Ohio startups. The four-month-long program helps early-stage software startups build and refine their minimum viable product (MVP), and prepares them for launch of their product at the end […]

Akron-based, $20-Million Venture Capital Fund Aims to Increase Regional Growth and Opportunity

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      Akron, Ohio (Dec. 11, 2018) – Bounce Innovation Hub,  Acquire Investments and JumpStart Inc. announce the launch of Fusion Fund, a $20-million, for-profit venture capital fund aimed at growing companies in and around Ohio, with a focus on fostering opportunity for the Akron region. “The Fusion Fund is the biggest, single fund to […]

Bounce Innovation Hub and FairlawnGig partner to bring high-speed internet service to Bounce

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AKRON, Ohio (Dec. 5, 2018) – Bounce Innovation Hub and FairlawnGig are partnering to bring single sign-on, high-speed, fiber-optic service to Bounce (https://bouncehub.org/)  and its companies. FairlawnGig (https://www.fairlawngig.net/) is a municipal broadband utility and internet provider that is delivering a 10-gigabit connection throughout the 300,000 sq. ft. Bounce building that houses more than 50 companies and support organizations. FairlawnGig’s dedicated […]

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 […]