Newsletter

OVA Review, June 9, 2017

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year: Cardinal Commerce

OVA Review, May 12, 2017

  • Panel Discussion: Leveraging Public/Private Funds

OVA Review, April 6, 2017

  • Venture Capital Summit XII – Beyond Northeast Ohio: Expanding Your Horizon

OVA Review, February 10, 2017

  • Panel Discussion: The Art of a Pivot

OVA Review, January 12, 2017

  • Keynote Address: Guhan Venkatu, Vice President and Senior Regional Officer, The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

OVA Review, November 11, 2016

  • Panel Discussion: Startup Heartbreak and Bliss

OVA Review, October 21, 2016

  • HIMSS Cybersecurity Hub Preview

OVA Review, June 28, 2016

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year: Explorys

OVA Review, May 13, 2016

  • The State of Venture Capital Investing

OVA Review, April 8, 2016

  • Equity Crowdfunding

OVA Review, February 19, 2016

  • Who’s Who in NEO Biomedical Entrepreneurial Support

OVA Review, June 12, 2015

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year: TOA Technologies

OVA Review, May 8, 2015

  • Panel Discussion: Millennials and Entrepreneurship: A Conversation About Engaging the Next Generation

OVA Review, April 10, 2015

  • Keynote Address: Matt Neely and Christopher Sandford, SecureState

OVA Review, March 6, 2015

  • Venture Capital Summit X: CLE: Riding the Wave

OVA Review, February 6, 2015

  • Keynote Address: Emily Turner, President, Venture Ohio

OVA Review, November 14, 2014

  • Angel Investor Panel
    • John Huston, Ohio Tech Angels
    • Catherine Mott, Blue Tree Allied Angels
    • Tony Shipley, Queen City Angels
    • Clay Rankin, North Coast Angel Fund

OVA Review, October 10, 2014

  • Panel Discussion: Life in an Incubator
    • Rich Rodman, CEO, Crowdentials (Flashstarts)
    • Chris Wentz, CEO, Everykey LLC (Blackstone Launchpad)
    • Jeremy Handel, CEO, Handelabra Games (Shaker Launchhouse)
    • Jason Nemeth, CEO, InStoreFinance.com (Bizdom)

OVA Review, September 12, 2014

  • Keynote Address: Frank Samuel, Jr., President, Venture Ohio

OVA Review, June 13, 2014

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year Award: Ed Tromczynski, CEO, COMS Interactive

OVA Review, May 9, 2014

  • Kenote Address: Dr. Mark Chance, Vice Dean of Research, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

OVA Review, March 7, 2014

  • Venture Capital Summit IX: Beyond Silicon Valley: The Cleveland Way

OVA Review, January 10, 2014

  • Kenote Address: Ivan Schwarz, President, Greater Cleveland Film Commission

OVA Review, October 11, 2013

  • Kenote Address: Sandra Vance, Senior Director, Interoperability Initiatives, Health Information and Management Systems Society

OVA Review, September 13, 2013

  • Keynote Address: Timothy Schigel, Manager, Cintrifuse

OVA Review, June 14, 2013

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year Award: Dr. David Kay, Founder & CEO, Orthohelix Surgical Designs

OVA Review, May 17, 2013

  • Keynote Address: Paul Cohn, Managing Director, The Ohio Capital Fund

OVA Review, April 12, 2013

  • Keynote Address: Baiju Shah, CEO, BioMotiv

OVA Review, March 1, 2013

  • Venture Capital Summit VIII: Unearthing the Entrepreneurial Economy

OVA Review, January 8, 2013

  • Panel Discussion: Foodie’nomics – Trends in Northeast Ohio’s Food and Agri “Culture”
    • Moderator: Bob Cohen, Braintree Business Development Center
    • Panelists: David Moss, Emerging Chefs; Steve Schimoler, Crop Bistro & Bar; Keith Pabley, Good Greens; Tom Lix, Cleveland Whiskey

OVA Review, November 2, 2012

  • Keynote Address: Dave Johnson, Public Relations, Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center

OVA Review, October 17-18, 2012

  • News from the Great Lakes Venture Fair at Cleveland Marriott Downtown

OVA Review, September 14, 2012

  • Keynote Address: Michael Goldberg, Managing Partner, Bridge Capital Fund

OVA Review, June 8, 2012

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year Award: Jake Orville, Co-founder & CEO, Cleveland HeartLab

OVA Review, May 11, 2012

  • Panel Discussion: Early Stage Fund Raising – Trials and Triumphs from the Trenches
    • Moderator: Baiju Shah, BioEnterprise
    • Panelists: Rahul Aras, Juventas Therapeutics; Jake Orville, Cleveland HeartLab; Jon Snyder, Neuros Medical

OVA Review, April 13, 2012

  • Keynote Address:
    • Stephen Behm, Director of Technology Management, University Hospitals
    • Joseph Jankowski, Associate VP, Technology Management, Case Western Reserve University

OVA Review, March 9, 2012

  • Keynote Address: Dr. J. Kevin Berner, Chairman and CEO, Phycal, Inc.

OVA Review, February 10, 2012

  • Venture Capital Summit VII: From Entrepreneur to Exit

OVA Review, January 13, 2012

  • Keynote Address: Stephen McHale, Chairman and CEO, Explorys, Inc.

OVA Review, December 9, 2011

  • Keynote Address: Bob Longo, President, School One

OVA Review, November 11, 2011

  • Keynote Address: Gary M. Fingerhut, General Manager, IT Commercialization, Cleveland Clinic Innovations

OVA Review, October 14, 2011

  • Keynote Address: Peter Buca, Vice President of Technology & Innovation, Parker Hannifin Corp.

OVA Review, September 9, 2011

  • Keynote Address: Mark D. Kvamme, President & Interim Chief Investment Officer, JobsOhio

OVA Review, June 10, 2011

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year Award: Mike Broderick, Co-founder & CEO, Turning Technologies

OVA Review, May 13, 2011

  • Keynote Address: Charles Stack, CEO, Sideways LLC

OVA Review, April 8, 2011

  • Keynote Address:
    • Jason Rottenberg, General Partner, Arsenal Venture Partners
    • Stephen Spoonamore, CEO, ABS Materials
    • Richard Steubi, Early Stage Partners

OVA Review, March 11, 2011

  • Keynote Address: Bill Sanford, Chairman, Imalux

OVA Review, February 11, 2011

  • Venture Capital Summit VI: 2020 Vision

OVA Review, January 14, 2011

  • Keynote Address: Lennart Jonsson, Chief Technology Officer, Eaton Corporation

OVA Review, December 10, 2010

  • Keynote Address: Dr. Frank Douglas, President & CEO, Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron

OVA Review, November 12, 2010

  • Keynote Address: Sam Gerace, CEO, Veritix

OVA Review, October 8, 2010

  • Keynote Address: Dr. Raymond Onders, Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, University Hospitals Medical Center, Founder, Synapse Biomedical

OVA Review, September 10, 2010

  • Keynote Address: Mark Heesen, President, National Venture Capital Association

OVA Review, June 25, 2010

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year Award: Ray Dalton, Founder & CEO, PartsSource

OVA Review, May 14, 2010

  • Driving a Culture of Innovation, Peter Buca Vice President of Technology & Innovation, Parker Hannifin Corp.

OVA Review, April 16, 2010

  • 2020 Vision: Venture Investment Opportunities for the Next Ten Years, Dr. Arthur A. Boni, Professor, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

OVA Review, March 12, 2010

  • 2020 Vision: Building a Global MedTech Company & Sector, Steve Arless, CEO, CardioInsight Technologies

OVA Review, February 25, 2010

  • Venture Capital Summit V: 2020 Vision

OVA Review, January 8, 2010

  • 2020 Vision: Accelerating Cleantech Venture Activity in Ohio

OVA Review, December 11, 2009

  • 2020 Vision: Venture Investment Opportunities for the Next Ten Years, David N. Elien, GE Lumination

OVA Review, November 20, 2009

  • Panel Discussion: 2020 Vision: Insights from New Capital – What Investors Are Looking For

OVA Review, October 9, 2009

  • Keynote Address: Richard Kinkopf, Manager, eCleveland Clinic Information Technology Services

OVA Review, September 11, 2009

  • Keynote Address: Mel Carter, Ohio-Midwest Fund

OVA Review, June 12, 2009

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year Award: Len Pagon, Founder & CEO, Brulant
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Custom-Branded Goods for the College Market

OVA Review, May 8, 2009

  • Keynote Address: A. Ray Dalton, PartsSource
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Q2 Health Clinic
    • NEOinc

OVA Review, April 17, 2009

  • Keynote Address: Jon Snyder, Neuros Medical
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Fresh Fork Market

OVA Review, March 13, 2009

  • Keynote Address: Chris Mather, Jumpstart TechLift Advisors
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Advanced BioSensors, Inc.
  • Venture Capital Summit IV

OVA Review, December 12, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Dr. Rahul Aras, President & CEO, AcelleRX Therapeutics
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Brainwashed Software
    • StaffKnex

OVA Review, November 14, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Mel Carter, Manager, The Ohio-Midwest Fund
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Vincuro, LLC
    • CutterCroix, LLC

OVA Review, October 10, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Brett Scully, member of the founding family, eBlueprint
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Doc Z International, Ltd.
    • Parma Pierogies

OVA Review, September 12, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Mark Heesen, President, National Venture Capital Association
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • El-Vision, Ltd.
    • Cervilenz

OVA Review, June 13, 2008

  • OVA’s Venture of the Year Award: Jim Hummer, Founder & CEO, Whole Health Management
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Zolio

OVA Review, May 9, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Gary Johnson, CEO, Thin Battery Technologies
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Tremont Electric
    • ICI Networks, LLC
    • American Hot Rod Racer

OVA Review, April 11, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Ben Shappley, CEO, SpineMatrix
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • StaffKnex

OVA Review, March 14, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Gerard Weimann, CEO, Five Star Technologies
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Medalign Corporation
    • Flashline Partners
  • Venture Capital Summit III

OVA Review, January 11, 2008

  • Keynote Address: Yuval Brisker, President and CEO, TOA Technologies
  • 5-Minute Forums:
    • Dakota Software
    • Charitee Golf