JumpStart’s Startup Scaleup Event Helps Entrepreneurs ‘Amplify their Ambition’

Join Fellow Entrepreneurs on August 15 for Day-Long Learning, Networking 

Home to an active and engaged entrepreneurial community, Northeast Ohio offers numerous resources for anyone looking to start or grow a new business venture. To this end, on August 15 JumpStart will host its annual Startup Scaleup event, a festival-style event for entrepreneurs and small business owners. During this all-day event, attendees can attend workshops, panel discussions and networking events to learn and engage with other community members. The goal of Startup Scaleup is to bring the many entrepreneurial resources available throughout the community into one concentrated area.

Taking place in the Gordon Square Arts District, the all-day event costs only $20 and will feature a variety of speakers and workshop topics. Below are just a few highlights from this year’s agenda.

Startup Scaleup Agenda Highlights:

The Art Of The Exit: Featuring Former Yelp CFO Rob Krolik

Whether there’s an IPO or an acquisition in your company’s future, get an insiders perspective on getting to the exit from the CFO who helped take Yelp public in 2012.

The New Benefits Package

Cortney Marchetti, former HR leader at Lyft and Shutterfly teams up with BoxCast founder Gordon Daily to explore how businesses are attracting top talent with a combination of traditional benefits and brand-new perks.

Startup Stories: Life After Exit

Explorys co-founder Steve McHale–whose company was acquired by IBM—joins Silicon Valley entrepreneur/investor Alex Bard—who has sold companies to Salesforce and AOL—to discuss what happens after the entrepreneurial dream comes true.

Silicon Valley Money, Midwest Zip Code

John Locke from Silicon Valley VC firm Accel joins two Ohio startups—Root and Everything But The House—to discuss how companies are attracting coastal capital without giving up their midwestern addresses.

What The Top 1% Of Entrepreneurs Do

Evolution Capital Partners co-founder Brendan Anderson and economist Gary Kunkle discuss how businesses lay the foundation for sustained growth.

Hacking Marketing

PR 20/20 Founder & CEO Paul Roetzer examines how to drive growth while dealing with tight budgets and limited human resources.

Mastering the Side Hustle

Cleveland 19 News Anchor (and successful food entrepreneur) Tiffani Tucker joins three fellow business owners with full-time jobs to discuss getting a side-gig off the ground without giving up your day job.

To learn more about Startup Scaleup, please visit http://startupscaleup.org/ and be sure to check out the below video.