Wanted at Bounce: People with Ideas

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By Jess Melton, director of community and partnerships I have been involved in the northeast Ohio startup community for several years now—from helping launch TechPint, to building JumpStart’s Startup Scaleup event, growing the Industry Conference with the team at Product Collective and now serving as Bounce’s director of community and partnerships. One similarity in each […]

Bounce is Hiring!

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Bounce Innovation Hub is seeking an outgoing and enthusiastic Community Coordinator to act as the welcoming face to Bounce and the Generator. Candidates must be passionate about helping customers and developing relationships. We are looking for someone who will be a staple in our community and will help create an atmosphere of connectivity and creativity […]

Consolidus builds on successful business and team

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Founded in 2006 by Jeffrey “Jeff” Jones, Consolidus provides print and promotional materials through their online store, BrandItShop, while using a web-based platform, called SmartSites, to streamline their customers’ purchases of branded promotional materials, such as apparel, coffee cups and decals. Clients include hospitals, universities, corporations and nonprofits in more than 100 cities across the […]

Exploring and expanding with New Territory

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New Territory team pictured (from left to right): Alizeh Khalifa, marketing lead and customer success manager; Grace Myers, co-founder; and Bill Myers, founder. New Territory, an Akron-based startup, has always taken on new opportunities to grow. Founded in 2017, New Territory provides one-of-a-kind virtual and augmented reality and gaming experiences to customers all over the […]

How Can Bounce Help Me?

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By Robbie Coon, program coordinator for Bounce  “How can Bounce help me?” I get this question a lot. I mean, A LOT. And for good reason! There is so much happening within Bounce right now that it is easy to be overwhelmed and even confused when you are looking in from the outside.  In my role […]

For Akron Ascent Innovation, “sticking” to big ideas helps them grow and succeed

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AAI, a Bounce incubator company located on the eighth floor, emerged from The University of Akron, is now selling its one-of-a-kind dry adhesive products, under the name ShearGrip, on a newly launched website.ShearGrip products allow users to secure and reposition prints, pictures and posters on various surfaces – without dealing with the stickiness that comes with […]

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 […]