Fifteen Entrepreneurs and Small Business Selected for Inaugural MORTAR at Bounce Cohort

Akron, OHIO (March 31, 2020) — Bounce Innovation Hub announced today the list of small businesses that have been selected for the inaugural MORTAR at Bounce cohort. MORTAR at Bounce is an accelerator and business development program for existing and emerging entrepreneurs in a non-technology field, with a focus on minorities and women. The program is […]

COVID-19 Update: Bounce Closed to the Public March 17-April 6

Update: March 30, 2020 – Bounce closed to public until April 6 Original post: March 17, 2020 With confirmation of COVID-19 patients in Summit County, and in accordance with the plan we set forth at the beginning of last week, we have made the very difficult decision to close Bounce Innovation Hub to the public, March […]

COVID-19 Update: A message from Bounce Innovation Hub

Posted: March 10, 2020 Here at Bounce Innovation Hub, our biggest priority is always the health and safety of our team, tenants and clients. That is especially true in the face of the ever-changing nature of the global Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.Our full-time cleaning crew regularly disinfects frequently touched surfaces each day and night (from doorknobs […]

Nationally Recognized Minority-Focused Startup Accelerator Coming To Akron

Five community institutions partner to bring MORTAR to Bounce Innovation Hub Akron, OH (Feb. 4, 2020) —Bounce Innovation Hub, GAR Foundation, Burton D. Morgan Foundation, the City of Akron and the Greater Akron Chamber announced today their partnership with MORTAR, an accelerator and business development service for historically marginalized entrepreneurs. MORTAR was founded in 2014 […]

Bounce Innovation Hub Names Ace Epps Director of Inclusive Entrepreneurship

AKRON, Ohio, (Jan. 14, 2020) – Bounce Innovation Hub is pleased to announce Ace Epps has been named director of inclusive entrepreneurship, effective Jan. 1. Epps has served as an entrepreneur-in-residence and business advisor at Bounce since July 2019. A certified facilitator for the Ice House Entrepreneur Program, Epps brings 20 years of experience in […]

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

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 help each company […]