93.1 FM’s Former Owner Lee Zapis Tells the Story of How WZAK Went to No. 1

June 19, 2019

Lee Zapis developed a love of music at an early age. His father, Xen Zapis, had a huge record collection in his basement in Rocky River, where Lee and his sister, Maria, grew up, and the siblings would often sift through it. Read more…

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WZAK’s rise in Cleveland radio documented in new book

June 18, 2019

A new book, “WZAK: Change Is On The Air,” tells the story of WZAK FM 93.1’s evolution from an ethnic, nationality-based radio station in the 1960s, to one of the most popular urban radio stations in the country in the 1980s. Read more…https://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2019/06/wzaks-rise-in-cleveland-radio-documented-in-new-book.html

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Cornelius Gould Joins Futuri Media

May 16, 2019

Cleveland-based SaaS technology developer Futuri Media has tapped an audio processing guru to serve as senior vice president of R&D and innovation. Cornelius “Corny” Gould will tackle the newly created role, which Futuri says will involve “leading the development of new Futuri products, performing research and testing on product concepts, and continuously evolving the feature set and […]

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Acquisition Strategy: Have Discipline, Retain Talent And Avoid Dishonest Negotiators

April 22, 2019

Respect the process. It’s a simple request, but one that Lee Zapis expects adherence to when he’s negotiating an acquisition. “I want to like the person I’m investing in,” says Zapis, co-founder and president at Zapis Capital Group. “I don’t want to go someplace and think this guy is full of shit. I don’t need […]

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Developer planning cluster homes to replace Lake Avenue gas station in Lakewood

February 27, 2019

Fairview Park-based developer WXZ Development has announced plans to demolish the currently closed Marathon gas station on Lake Avenue in order to build new cluster homes. Read more…

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Millpond Equity Partners Invests In Futuri

February 13, 2019

Millpond has made an undisclosed investment in Futuri Media. Futuri plans to use the money to invest in new technology innovations for its broadcast partners and potentially acquire other companies. Read more…

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Futuri Media Adds Video Element To POST, Allowing Users To Turn Audio Content Into Videos

January 25, 2019

FUTURI MEDIA’s POST podcasting and audio platform has added a video element, POST Video, that allows radio station users to convert on-demand audio into videos with fully-licensed video footage from major entertainment, sports, and lifestyle events as visuals. The video extension is a turnkey production platform that lets producers pick an audio file, logo bug, […]

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Why Salesforce And Workday Joined The $33 Million Raise For A Procurement Software Startup

January 15, 2019

Procurement software isn’t an obvious choice for one of the hot areas in tech. But that’s worked out just fine for the four founders of Scout RFP, a startup growing fast within the neglected side of the overlooked category. “When we started doing this, people said, why do you want to sell into procurement? Isn’t it a sleepy […]

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Health care IT company GenomOncology Inc. sets CEO transition

December 26, 2018

Health care information technology company GenomOncology Inc. will open the new year with a new leader. The Cleveland company announced on Wednesday, Dec. 26, that Brad Wertz, a founding investor and chairman of the board since GenomOncology’s inception, will become chairman and CEO as of Jan. 1. Current CEO Manuel Glynias, the founder of GenomOncology, “will remain president and […]

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USL Unveils Partnership with Groupmatics

December 4, 2018

The United Soccer League announced today it has entered a partnership with Groupmatics, which will make it the Official Group Ticket Sales Platform Supplier for all related properties, including the USL Championship – the pinnacle of competition – USL League One (formerly USL Division III), USL League Two (formerly the Premier Development League) and the […]

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