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 […]

Innovation hub

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Resilient Akron places big bet on Bounce By Deborah Hoover, Bounce board chair and president and CEO of The Burton D. Morgan Foundation  “Innovation hub” was featured on April 26 in Smart Business Magazine  Akron is a city built on innovation. Even after many of the rubber companies left the area, entrepreneurs worked to create […]

Q&A with the CEO

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Q&A with Doug Weintraub, chief executive officer of Bounce Innovation Hub Bounce welcomed Doug Weintraub as its first CEO on March 5. A lifelong resident of Akron and a founding member and former chairman of Jumpstart Inc., he brings a love of Northeast Ohio and 30 years of entrepreneurial and business experience to this newly […]

Bounce names Douglas Weintraub CEO

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AKRON, Ohio, March 2, 2018 – The board of directors of Bounce, Akron’s Innovation Hub, announced today that Douglas Weintraub has been named its first CEO, effective March 5. Weintraub brings more than 30 years of business and entrepreneurial experience in Northeast Ohio. Prior to joining Bounce, Weintraub has been advising various entrepreneurial companies throughout […]

New Year, New You

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By Jessica Sublett, chief operating officer of Bounce Innovation Hub. Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and wish you a prosperous 2018. The past year was very exciting for us as we took on the task of building on our existing programs to grow something new in Akron. We […]