Innovative Live Streaming Tech Company Committed to Growing in Northeast Ohio
CLEVELAND, Ohio, September 26, 2017 – Team NEO, an economic development organization focused on creating jobs for Northeast Ohio’s residents, announced today that BoxCast (www.boxcast.com), a Cleveland-based live streaming technology company, has cemented plans to expand its operations in Cleveland. The expansion will bring 71 new jobs to the area and retain 25 positions.
BoxCast CEO, Gordon Daily, cited the business-friendly environment and qualified talent in Northeast Ohio as key decision-making factors for selecting Cleveland. “We have deep roots in Cleveland and have been here since day one. We recognized early on that, to successfully build and grow a company, we need to attract the caliber of employee who not only has the vision and talent to succeed, but who also shares our core values. Cleveland has the depth and breadth of talent we need to take over the live streaming market!”
Team NEO and JobsOhio worked with the City of Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland Partnership to bring the expansion here, contingent on local incentives.
“BoxCast is on the forefront of a burgeoning new trend in technology today – live streaming. This company could have chosen any number of technology hotbeds in the United States. Its choice to stay and grow in Cleveland sends a strong message to the industry that Northeast Ohio is an extremely competitive market for today’s talent,” said JobsOhio Managing Director for Information Technology Ted Griffith. “The company’s investment will continue to make live streaming easier for its customers worldwide while strengthening the growing IT clusters here in Ohio.”
“Team NEO is thrilled that BoxCast has selected Cleveland to grow its operations,” said Bill Koehler, CEO of Team NEO. “We look forward to working closely with the company and our partners as it continues to innovate and grow in Northeast Ohio.”
BoxCast is a complete, easy-to-use live video streaming platform, comprised of hardware, software and backend services, that enables organizations of any size to stream their content flawlessly. Launched in 2013, BoxCast is headquartered in Cleveland, OH. Learn more at www.boxcast.com.
About Team NEO
Team NEO is an economic development organization focused on creating jobs for Northeast Ohio’s residents. In collaboration with our partners, it leads the region’s business attraction efforts, supports business retention and expansion work as Northeast Ohio’s JobsOhio affiliate, accelerates the impact of innovation in the region, and aligns strategies and resources within the economic development network to maximize its impact. In addition, Team NEO provides tools to assist employers in attracting talent to the region. For more information, visit www.clevelandplus.com.
JobsOhio is a private, nonprofit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts. JobsOhio works with six regional partners across Ohio: Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, Columbus 2020, Dayton Development Coalition, REDI Cincinnati, Regional Growth Partnership and Team NEO. Learn more at www.jobs-ohio.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.