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 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 […]

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 (http://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 […]