Demo Day 2014

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Our 2014 Demo Day was held on August 18th, 2014. Twelve startup teams graduated from our inaugural accelerator class and presented their companies to an in-person audience of over 300 guests. The event was a huge success, according to attendees. Investor Robert Hatta of Drive Capital called our second Demo Day “a milestone in Cleveland entrepreneurship.”

Demo Day Press

  • With a boost from Flashstarts, 12 new companies join the Cleveland economy

    August 19, 2014

    The Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Optimism and sophistication pervaded the second edition of “demo day” for FlashStarts, a downtown business accelerator that introduced 12 new companies to intrigue and applause Monday night. More than 300 people crowded into the elegant Allen Theater in Playhouse Square for the high-energy showcase, 57 accredited investors among ...
  • Technology Blog: The most promising startups at Flashstarts Demo Day

    August 19, 2014

    Crain's Cleveland Business

    In my opinion, Vestor is one of the most promising startup companies to come out of a local business accelerator program. But the real estate crowdfunding company wasn’t the only interesting startup company that took the stage at the Allen Theatre on Monday night, Aug. 18, during the second annual Flashstarts ...

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