Accelerate 2015 winner creating an employable workforce

Accelerate 2015 winner Matt Fieldman launched Cleveland Codes in January 2016. To date, over 70 low-income or under-employed adults have been successfully trained as entry-level, full-stack software developers. Roughly 40 percent of graduates are women, and over 60 percent are minorities. Over 70 percent of graduates are now actively working in technology careers, with many…

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David Tryon nominated by President Trump

David Tryon (LC 2016) has been nominated as Chief Counsel for Advocacy for the U.S. Small Business Administration. According to Porter Wright’s press release, as Chief Counsel for Advocacy, David will work to “advance the views, concerns, and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts and state policymakers.” See…

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Accelerate 2015 & 2016’s Alex P. Michaels pitched at JumpStart, Inc.

Alex P. Michaels has a dream to¬†create a local movie industry in Cleveland. He pitched projects to help bring that vision to reality at the inaugural Accelerate event in 2015 and again in 2016. He continues his quest and pitched his idea at JumpStart, Inc.’s Open Mic Pitch Night and his¬†company Prelude2Cinema will become part…

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Earl Pike to lead University Settlement

Earl Pike (LC 2009) has been named the new Executive Director of University Settlement. He will start in a part-time capacity on November 15 and move to full-time on January 1, 2018.

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