Investment firm chief sees potential storm clouds for investors

April 10, 2018

Lee Zapis has invested in more than 20 companies since 2003, but he knows it takes more than just capital to build an outstanding business. That’s why Zapis Capital Group prefers to take an active role in its portfolio companies, providing strategic advice and resources in addition to equity investments. Read more…

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Developer buys big Flats building

March 21, 2018

The Ferry Cap & Set Screw Co. complex, a significant but long-empty group of structures on the Scranton Peninsula in Cleveland’s Flats, has a new owner with a track record for residential apartment and townhouse projects. Through 2151 Scranton Acquisition LLC, Fairview Park-based WXZ Development Co. paid $900,000 to Scranton Averell Inc. of Cleveland on Friday, March […]

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Zapis Capital Group’s Lee Zapis Investment firm chief sees potential storm clouds for investors

March 11, 2018

Lee Zapis has invested in more than 20 companies since 2003, but he knows it takes more than just capital to build an outstanding business. That’s why Zapis Capital Group prefers to take an active role in its portfolio companies, providing strategic advice and resources in addition to equity investments. Read more…

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Futuri Enters Streaming Audio Network Business

January 25, 2018

Technology provider Futuri Media has jumped into the streaming ad sales arena with the launch of its own ad network and ad insertion services offering. The company’s freshly launched Futuri Ad Network is made up of inventory from client stations that use its Futuri Streaming and POST on-demand audio platform.  Read more…

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Futuri Media Offers New Tools To Alpha Media

January 17, 2018

FUTURI MEDIA has consummated a wide-ranging deal with ALPHA MEDIA, empowering all 228 ALPHA MEDIA stations in 50 U.S. markets with multiple tools from FUTURI MEDIA’s audience engagement suite, which include access to podcasting system POST, customized ALEXA skills, and interactive features accessible in the ALEXA-enabled device market. Read more…

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Historic Cleveland Heights mansion, long home to the College Club, eyed for apartments

December 20, 2017

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – A 112-year-old mansion, built for a fastener magnate and occupied for decades by a private club, is set to return to its residential roots. WXZ Development aims to transform the historic home, at 2348 Overlook Road, and its carriage house into 14 high-end apartments. Plans for the $12.5 million project also include […]

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Cleveland HeartLab to be acquired by Quest Diagnostics

October 19, 2017

Cleveland HeartLab has agreed to be acquired by Quest Diagnostics, a Fortune 500 medical testing company based in New Jersey. The deal should help the Cleveland Clinic spinout company accelerate its growth, said Cleveland HeartLab CEO Jake Orville. “We’re still a fraction of a fraction of what the real opportunity is,” Orville said, adding that he expects […]

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Putting precision care on the spot

October 8, 2017

The role of precision medicine in day-to-day clinical care is still limited, but Northeast Ohio could play a major part in bringing it to the mainstream. Proponents point to genomics as an area of personalized health that can revolutionize all aspects of the health care delivery system. Genomics is the study of genes in making […]

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Scout RFP raises $15.5 million to help companies manage purchases

June 7, 2017

Running a company is expensive. And it’s more than just the product and employee costs that add up. From furniture to electronics, there’s a lot of day-to-day corporate spending that can be hard to keep tabs on. That’s why procurement software has become a big business. Investors are betting that Scout RFP will emerge as […]

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When Supplier Sourcing Strategy Goes Beyond Cheaper Prices

May 24, 2017

By now it’s not news that procurement has gone through an evolution, one that is digital, automated and a potential area of strategy for the overall enterprise. But what may come as a surprise is that strategic sourcing has emerged as one of the most important parts of the procure-to-pay process, says Stan Garber, president […]

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