EDGE Fellows Presentation & Reception

Join us for the 15th Annual EDGE Fellows Presentation & Reception on Tuesday, August 3rd at 3:30 PM.  

Come meet, support, and engage with EDGE Fellows and mentors as well as leaders from area businesses and universities.  Graduate-level students from Case Western Reserve, Cleveland State, John Carroll, Kansas State and Kent State universities will share summaries of what they have learned through their research efforts this summer to help validate ideas and drive new business growth for Northeast Ohio companies.  Register here.  See Class 2021.

What:     Quick pitch presentations on new business opportunities for area companies. 
                 Questions welcomed at the end of presentations; meet students and company leaders.

When:     Tuesday, August 3rd (3:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

  • Meet and Greet: 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Program and Presentations: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m., with short reception to follow. 

Where:  EDGE Office Conference Room (Directions) Cleveland Clinic Business Operations Center, 6801 Brecksville Rd, Independence, 44131

Parking is free; entrance through “Door A” by the front flagpole.

Note: Those not vaccinated are encouraged to wear masks at the event.  

Who:       EDGE Fellows Summer Intern Program Select graduate-level students (Class 2021)

Impact:   Sparking profitable business growth

  • 50+% of the projects studied have generated new revenue for NE Ohio.
  • Nearly 60% of the students choose to stay and work in the area after graduation.

Market Studies Addressing:
Innovations in Dye Colorant Technology, Applications for an Integrated Marketing Tool (SaaS), Residential Landscape Lighting Opportunities, Growth Channels for Industrial Air Conditioners, Marine Markets for Power Take Off (PTO) Clutches, and Hospital Scrub Management Systems.

Participating Companies in 2021 Include:
ChromaScape, Delta Media Group, Hinkley, Lintern Corporation, Logan Clutch, R.W. Martin

Contact: Christopher Keller
Director | | 216.346.6300

Special thanks for support provided by:
The Burton D. Morgan Foundation
Harvard Business School Club of Northeastern Ohio
and Participating Companies

About Program: The goal of the EDGE Fellows Program is to research the up-side potential for new business opportunities for area companies. Additionally, the program provides students with a truly unique consulting experience, connecting area companies with top talent from area universities and skilled business mentors. Started in 2007, the EDGE Fellows Program has explored 98 project ideas and several projects led to multi-million-dollar business ventures.

Register Here