News

Over $700,000 Invested in 7 Businesses Locating to Old Brooklyn Neighborhood

Oct. 2, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, October 2, 2018 – The Cleveland Chain Reaction partners have delivered on the promise to bring major investment to the city’s Old Brooklyn neighborhood. COSE, Cleveland Neighborhood ...


Nine Finalists Announced for 2018 Cleveland Chain Reaction

Aug. 27, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, August 27, 2018 – Nine local small businesses have advanced in the Cleveland Chain Reaction neighborhood economic development project and have been named as finalists. These companie...


Business Pitch Showcase Takes Place July 30, 31

July 27, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, July 27, 2018– The Cleveland Chain Reaction neighborhood economic development project has identified 19 companies to pitch to the project’s investors for a chance to earn $100,000 of...


Season 2 Winning Neighborhood: Old Brooklyn

Winning neighborhood and five new investors identified for neighborhood economic development project.

May 11, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, May 11, 2018 – Season 2 of Cleveland Chain Reaction is taking shape. Old Brooklyn, a city neighborhood south of Downtown on the west side, will host the economic development project ...


Chain Reaction Season #2

Cleveland Chain Reaction launches season #2 and introduces four neighborhoods in running for $1M investment

April 24, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, April 24, 2018 – The second season of Cleveland Chain Reaction begins today. This economic development project will match local investors with local small businesses to grow the comp...


Keeping That Cleveland Hustles Steam Rollin'

July 6, 2017

Cleveland Chain Reaction featured in Cleveland Magazine:  https://clevelandmagazine.com/in-the-cle/articles/keeping-that-cleveland-hustles-steam-rollin' ...


Chain Reaction Featured on WTAM 1100

June 29, 2017

Radio interview with Steve Millard and Fred Geis from WTAM morning news on June 29, 2017. ...


Cleveland Chain Reaction Showcase Participants Selected

June 8, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, June 8, 2017–After receiving ninety-two submissions by the May 29th deadline, the Cleveland Chain Reaction project has selected twenty-five companies to pitch to the project’s invest...


Deadline Extended: Cleveland Chain Reaction Applications Being Accepted Until May 29

June 5, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, May 5, 2017–The deadline for entrepreneurs to apply to be a part of Cleveland Chain Reaction has been extended until Monday, May 29 at 12 p.m. Slavic Village, an east side neighborho...


$1M Of Investment Going To Slavic Village As Part Of Cleveland Chain Reaction

April 21, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, April 21, 2017– Slavic Village, an east side neighborhood in the city of Cleveland, has been selected as the host neighborhood for Cleveland Chain Reaction, an economic development p...