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Jumpstart B River 2014

♥ Ooh! That’s me at left, hanging with some ladies from Burning River Coffee Community in the 2014 annual report for Jumpstart Inc., a northeast Ohio incubator for high-growth start-ups. I love Burning River for its un-format: monthly gatherings of entrepreneurial women from diverse sectors, and absolutely no meeting structure except the generous offering of ideas to solve each other’s problems.

Review (our first!), at is positive, but it mistakenly labels us as “anti-Mommy.  My comment includes a correction. (7/19/13)

♥ Interview, The Purposeful Woman with a Mission with host JJ Geronimo, tech executive and author of The Working Woman’s GPS: When the Plan to Have it All Leads You Astray. (6/19/13)


♥ The marked its one-year anniversary in May 2013 by issuing a lifestyle and consumer survey of women without children. Responses were received from almost 500 women (THANK YOU!). An analysis of the results will be released in late-summer. Press Release 

CBC 12 cover  ♥ CBC Magazine (Cleveland Business Connects), December 2012  Read it here

♥ In 2012, The was selected as one of 10 finalists in a fabulous micro-lending program for Ohio’s entrepreneurial women: Bad Girl Ventures.  After completing business development classes and coursework, The received a $5,000 Second Place prize.

Spring 2012 Bad Girl Ventures Cleveland finalists with BGV Founder Candace Klein, far right..

Photo Credit: McKinley Wiley/The Dark Room Co. More coverage on the BGV win: 5/31/12