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 […]

Countdown to Open

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By Doug Weintraub, chief executive officer for Bounce It’s “Go” Time! As you are probably aware, May is a big month for Bounce Innovation Hub! Our Grand Opening and Open House is less than two weeks, on Wed., May 22 and all are invited. For more information and to register, visit For the past year, […]

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 […]

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 […]