Another “big check” for Accelerate 2017’s Jowan Smith

As part of the fourth cohort of Jumpstart’s Core City: Cleveland Impact Program, Jowan Smith pitched her Getting Our Babies To College 101 and snagged a runner-up prize of $2,500. In her profile on the Core City website, she discusses the progress she’s made to date and her plans for expansion next year. Read more…

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Accelerate 2017’s Jeremy Langham on WKYC

2017 Accelerate winner Jeremy Langham and Brittany O’Connor of Citizens Bank were guests on WKYC Channel 3 – Cleveland‘s Lakeside Today on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. They discussed why anyone with an idea to improve our community should apply to pitch at Accelerate 2018. Applications are due by the end of the day on Monday, December…

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Jowan Smith featured in Today’s Family Magazine

“Thinking about sending your kids to college can be stressful, overwhelming, scary, exciting, happy and sad –– all at once sometimes –– but parents can find support, resources and expert advice from Getting Our Babies to College 101. Parents get peer-to-peer advice from Jowan Smith, founder of Getting Our Babies to College 101, through workshops…

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Accelerate 2017’s Shayla Ivezzy a part of Thea Bowman Center program

Shayla Ivezzy (LookUp 2009) pitched her idea to help students in under-served areas with professional attire and services to prepare them for successful futures. To that end, she has partnered with the Thea Bowman Center and is creating workshops for their six-week college and career readiness series.

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Accelerate 2017 winner Ironborne Brew Works’ ale-truistic project

After gaining tremendous momentum over the last year, Ironborne Brew Works is looking to launch in 2018, but in order to reach that feat, they need to raise additional funds. To that end, they are hosting: An Ale-Truistic Evening With Ironborne Brew Works! The future home of Ironborne Brew Works will be open to potential…

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