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The Northwest Ohio Impact Program

Interested in taking your business to the next level? Our Northwest Ohio Impact Program can provide you with the tools.

5 Companies. 12 Weeks. $20,000.

Twice a year, a cohort of five high-potential businesses join the Northwest Ohio Impact Program, an intensive 12-week business assistance program designed to provide focused business advising, industry-specific mentoring and collaborative learning.

Each Impact Program cohort culminates in a demo day-style competition where every participant pitches to a panel of judges for a chance to take home a $10,000 grand prize (all other cohort participants receive $2,500).

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Upcoming events

Ask a Patent/Copyright/Trademark Attorney

Attorneys will provide an overview of intellectual property, explain the differences between patents, trademarks and copyright, and be available to answer your questions.

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Toledo Small Business Resource Day

The Small Business Resource Days feature a Small Business Resource Center, including representatives from financial institutions and community partners available to meet one-on-one with current and aspiring entrepreneurs, introducing and explaining the various programs and services available to help them achieve their small business.

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Web and Coding 2-Week Bootcamp for Beginners

Code City has designed a 2 week boot camp prep for beginners to introduce you to the basics of coding. With 45 hours of material, you’ll learn everything from how the web works to basic HTML, CSS, basic JavaScript, mockup tools, basic UX/UI, API’s and CMS’s. Don’t worry if you don’t know what those are – this class is for you.

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Positioning Your Business for Success

Finding the right kind of funding for your business or startup can be a daunting task, but the SBA and Launchpad have the inside track! Join industry experts as they share their best insight on how to prepare your business for a successful loan application.

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EPIC Toledo Connect Tech: Emerging Tech in Healthcare

We hope you can join us for an evening of conversation on emerging technologies in healthcare and how they can relate to any industry. Sessions are still being determined but topics will be centered around robotics, telemedicine and virtual reality.

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Visit our office

JumpStart & NextTech are now open weekdays from 8:30am-5pm in Downtown Toledo at 709 Madison Ave in the Bell Building.

We offer parking validation for the lot directly to the Northwest of the building at the corner of Madison and N. Ontario (please be sure to bring your parking ticket into the office).

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