Innovative Firms From Around the Country Vie for 'Plug and Play' Investment at Global Center for Health Innovation
'Plug and Play' has arrived in Cleveland and today was the most crucial day for some innovative firms from around the country - all hoping to be chosen as part of the first class to be based here on the North Coast.
Plug and Play connects start-ups to corporations and invests in more than 160 companies per year.
Hopeful companies pitched their business plans all day today at the Global Center for Health Innovation, where 10 of them will wind up working, nurtured by professionals in the business world, as they try turning some creative ideas into reality.
Ray Leach, Jump Start
Saeed Amidi, Plug and Play
Pete O'Neill, Cleveland Clinic Innovations