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Entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio

Posted Monday, January 24, 2011

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Entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio There may be a surgical solution to the economic woes that inflict the rust belt cities of Northeast Ohio. Investment in emerging health care concerns in our region rebounded significantly last year, a new report says, as did cash for information technology companies. Investors placed $221 million in bets on 62 companies in 21 Northeast Ohio counties. Will one of them deliver a jobs jackpot? Entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio, right after this news.

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Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends

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Kevin McGinty, Chairman, Venture Capital Advisory Task Force and Managing Director of Peppertree Capital Management
Scott Shane, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Case Western Reserve
Mark Woodka, President & CEO, OnShift

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Venture-capital investments on the rise in Northeast Ohio and nationwide
Midwest Health Care Startups Raise $737 Million in 2010
Cleveland: The Nation’s New Healthcare Innovation Destination

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