Five local startup companies raised $275,000 from Innovation Fund at Lorain Community College

September 2, 2015

Five local startup companies have raised $275,000 from the Innovation Fund at Lorain County Community College. Two companies received $100,000 non-recourse loans, which only need to be paid back if the companies are successful. The other three received $25,000 grants, according to a news release from the Fund. The loans went to Apollo Medical Devices […]


Cleveland Clinic partners with Procter & Gamble to fight heart disease

August 9, 2015

Cleveland Clinic and Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) are working together to develop and commercialize a product that could aid in the fight against heart disease. Also, as part of the work, Cleveland HeartLab, one of the most successful Clinic spinout companies, will develop a diagnostic test to measure blood levels of TMAO, or […]


Futuri keeps media on point with audience

July 5, 2015

With help of TopicPulse software, the company has doubled its workforce and moved into new downtown Cleveland space Turns out, some newsrooms will pay good money to know that women between the ages of 35 and 45 are sharing a story about piglets escaping from an overturned semitrailer. Daniel Anstandig knows this. His company, Futuri […]


Frederick Croft moves into top leadership role at COMS Interactive

April 17, 2015

There’s a new leader at COMS Interactive — one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Northeast Ohio. Frederick Croft is taking over for Ed Tromczynski, who has spent six years as CEO of the company, which sells software designed to help skilled nursing facilities keep an eye on patients with multiple medical conditions. Croft is […]


Automating The RFP Process Nets Scout RFP $2.75 Million

January 27, 2015

Requesting, bidding, sorting and pitching new projects is a pain in the keister for most businesses. It’s a lengthy, time-consuming process still beset with reams of paperwork. At least, that’s the way the folks at Scout RFP look at it and at least some investors agree with them. The company has raised $2.75 million in seed financing […]


Groupmatics is making major moves in ticketing

January 25, 2015

Groupmatics is getting ready for the big leagues. The Westlake software company, which aims to help sports and entertainment venues manage group ticket sales, has won over the gatekeeper for Major League Baseball. Groupmatics now is an approved vendor with MLB Advanced Media, which manages the websites of all 30 MLB teams. Groupmatics is making […]


Cleveland HeartLab acquires MIRISK cardiovascular disease assessment tool technology

January 7, 2015

Cleveland HeartLab said it has acquired a technology developed at Stanford University that can determine whether a patient is at risk for a heart attack.


GenomOncology lands University Hospitals as software customer

October 27, 2014

GenomOncology has landed another big customer: University Hospitals. UH Case Medical Center and UH Seidman Cancer Center will use the Cleveland company’s software to analyze genetic data from cancer patients. The software, GO Clinical Workbench, is designed to help doctors hone in on the specific gene that caused a particular patient’s cancer. From there, they […]


COMS Interactive is sprinting to big gains in software

August 17, 2014

Skilled nursing facilities are flocking to COMS — one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Northeast Ohio — to buy software that helps them take care of patients with multiple medical conditions.  Today, COMS serves roughly 2,000 facilities, up from 850 in June 2013.



August 16, 2014

Strategic development key to future growth Commercial development with new stores and apartments that has recast University Circle the last four years is encountering its next challenge: a dearth of available empty sites that are under the control of University Circle Inc. and ready for development, or sites that are underutilized within its square-mile domain. […]

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