HCDC Brings East Central Ohio Staff Member On Board

12 Apr, '17

HCDC has added a new East Central Ohio Regional Office in Canton to better serve small business borrowers from that area of Ohio. Jeff Hasapis has been named Director of this office. In his 37th year as a finance professional in East Central Ohio, Mr. Hasapis brings to HCDC 14 years of economic development and finance experience, following a 22-year […]

HCDC Has New Tools to Help Incubator Clients

11 Apr, '17

HCDC Business Coaches Karla Boldery and Dennis Reinersman have been researching and seeking out tools that can help entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Two recent additions to HCDC’s bag of tools for its clients are GrowthWheel and BznzCanvas. GrowthWheel is a tool for decision-making in start-up and growth companies.  It helps entrepreneurs and advisers get focused, […]

HCDC to Host 2017 InnovateHER Challenge

11 Apr, '17

InnovateHER provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs throughout the U.S. to showcase products and services that have a measurable impact on the lives of women and families, have the potential for commercialization, and fill a need in the marketplace. The InnovateHER Challenge celebrated its inaugural year in 2015. In 2016,  a local pitch competition component was […]

HCDC Business Coach Dennis Reinersman Selected as UC Mentor of the Year

11 Apr, '17

HCDC Business Coach Dennis Reinersman was honored on Thursday, April 6th, at UC’s Center for Entreprenership & Innovation (CEC) IQ E-Pitch event, hosted by the Lindner College of Business. He was presented with a “Mentor of the Year” award, part of the event’s Volunteer Awards program. Mr. Reinersman spends many hours per month at the CEC […]