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Accelerate 2020: Citizens Make Change

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020
Global Center for Health Innovation
(1 St. Clair Avenue, NE, Cleveland, OH 44114)

Accelerate is a pitch competition which gives individuals across Northeast Ohio the chance to win seed money to help launch their idea to make the region a better place.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $40 each.


Location
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Global Center for Health Innovation
(1 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114)

Timeline
4:00 p.m. Doors open
4:30 p.m. Technovation pitch competition
5:30 p.m. Category pitch competitions
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Finalist presentations & awards

Pricing
$35 General public + CLC alumni
$30 CLC Members
$20 Students (does not include drink ticket)
$100 Accelerate Patrons (includes invite to private Accelerate launch party in March)

Accelerate 2020 will feature: 

  • Technovation: a separate technology-focused pitch competition hosted by the Cleveland Foundation
  • Social Venture Partner’s bigBANG!
  • Dare2Believe teen entrepreneurship pop-up shops
  • Past Presenter’s Row featuring past Accelerate presenters.

Learn more >


Thank you to our Accelerate 2020 partners 

Presenting partner
Citizens Bank

Category partners
Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus, Destination Cleveland, The Lubrizol Corporation, The MetroHealth System, MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network, Nordson Corporation, Oatey Co., Oswald Companies, Thompson Hine LLP, and Westfield

Teen Enterprise Pop-Up Shop partner
Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Technovation competition host
Cleveland Foundation

Reception
Southwest Airlines

Past Presenters’ Row
Jackson Lewis P.C.

Post-Event Launch
JumpStart Inc.


ACCELERATE 2020 HOST COMMITTEE

Interested in supporting great ideas in Cleveland? Become an Accelerate Host >

See the Host Committee >

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$35
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cleveleads.org/events/accelerate/

Venue

Global Center for Health Innovation
1 St. Clair Avenue, NE
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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