9 companies are named Chain Reaction finalists!

Nine local small businesses have advanced in the Cleveland Chain Reaction neighborhood economic development project and have been named as finalists. These companies are currently meeting with the project’s investors for a chance to earn $100,000 of investment.

107 total businesses applied for Chain Reaction and 18 companies made it to the semi-finals round, where they made their initial pitch to five investors on July 30 & 31 at the Business Pitch Competition. Since then, the Chain Reaction investors have been conducting research and meeting with their preferred companies to determine investment options. The following nine companies are competition finalists and are still eligible to receive investment:

  • Cleveland House Hotels
  • Hatfield's Goode Grub
  • Her BlueWear Uniforms
  • Immaculate Cleaning Co.
  • Old Brooklyn Cheese Company
  • PearlFlower Catering
  • Randy's Pickles
  • Sidekicks Salsa, LLC
  • Vino Veritas Cellars

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The Cleveland Chain Reaction Project is being produced to create jobs, investment and prosperity in Cleveland’s neighborhoods while providing education and information for entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to benefit our community.


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