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Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Programs and Support Resources

Our region is nurturing its next generation of innovative job creators by providing the support—education, space, advice, connections, capital and talent—they need to start and grow in Northeast Ohio. Check out an impressive array of resources available to area entrepreneurs in the searchable map below.

Capital Sources For Entrepreneurs

Angel Funds

Pre-seed & Seed Funds (loans, grants & equity investments)

VC, PE & Strategic Investors


Resource Providers

Economic Development Organizations

Incubators & Accelerators

Founder-Led Networking Groups

Minority & Women-Owned Business Support Organizations

Education, Networking & Specialized Support

Ecosystem Funders



Idea Creators

Centers of Research & Innovation


Higher Education & Entrepreneurship

Youth Entrepreneurship Organizations

Internship Support Organizations


Chambers of Commerce


Did we miss something? Because the entrepreneurial support ecosystem is constantly expanding, we know there will be ongoing additions to this asset map. Click here to suggest a new resource for the interactive list.