CLE+ in the National Press
National publications are writing great things about the Cleveland Plus region every day. See what they have to say by checking out the stories below.
Promising start-ups are popping up all over the Midwest. While there has never been a better time to launch a company in the heartland, growing that company can be a challenge due to a lack of venture capital. In her Forbes.com column, NorTech CEO Rebecca Bagley explains why VCs should take a closer look at the Midwest.
This article from Inc.com looks at where the fastest-growing, private companies are starting their businesses throughout the United States. Their data shows that Ohio is in the top 10 of states that host the fastest-growing, private company start-ups.
This article from NewGeography highlights areas across the nation that are benefiting most from the economic recovery. Writer Joel Kotkin praises economic growth in the Midwest and calls out Cleveland-Elyria.
This article from Industry Week highlights Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing sector, focusing on MAGNET’s [M]Power Manufacturing Assembly, an event that celebrated National Manufacturing Day.
Cleveland is ranked as one of the nation’s 10 most innovative cities by CNNMoney, sharing the spotlight with places like New York City, Boston and Portland.
Manufacturing is one of the most advanced industries in the U.S., but we can do more to accelerate the pace of innovation. A national network for manufacturing innovation might be the answer, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley writes in her Forbes.com column.
Daryl Rowland, a contributor to the Huffington Post blog, writes about Akron’s emerging music scene highlighting acts such as The Black Keys and The Speedbumps.
Akron is named to this Forbes list of 19 "Opportunity Cities" where it may be easier for someone to "make their mark."
Women's Health teamed up with Yelp to assemble this list of the “5 Best Up & Coming Cities for Nightlife.” Coming in at number two on their list…Cleveland!
Cleveland Chef Jonathon Sawyer's new restaurant, Trentina, is named to Condé Nast Traveler's list of the best new restaurants in the Midwest.
The New York Times visits Youngstown and Canton and writes, "An Energy Boom Lifts the Heartland."
The Wall Street Journal reports on the many positive developments taking place in downtown Cleveland, citing new development projects and the city's rental boom.
Washington Post reporter, Melanie D.G. Kaplan, marvels at the beauty of Northeast Ohio's Cuyahoga River Valley and she relays her "Bike Aboard" experience.
Hotel News Now explains why Cleveland has emerged as a 'city of choice' for development "thanks in part to the city winning the bid for the 2016 RNC, a new convention center and a surging health care sector."
The Economist Intelligence Unit's latest livability index places Cleveland as one of 64 cities in the world to rank in the top tier for livability.
This article from the New York Times looks back at the classic film, “The Shawshank Redemption,” which will filmed almost entirely in Mansfield and Richland County.
This article from CNN looks at the many ways Cleveland and all of Northeast Ohio are booming. While LeBron James’ return has inspired an array of positive press, the region’s success extends far beyond its super-star athletes.
This article from the New York Times details some of the recent enhancements taking place at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton and shows how these improvements are having a positive impact on the Hall of Fame’s success.
NorTech President, Rebecca Bagley, discusses how the positive press surrounding LeBron James' decision to return to Northeast Ohio as well as the RNC's decision to host the 2016 convention in Cleveland, is having a profound impact on the region.
Unconferences are among the most engaging, empowering and productive ways to exchange innovative ideas. The concept is getting more popular and could be a model for how regional economies implement cultures of innovation. NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley explains in her Forbes.com column.
Antwone Fisher, award-winning screenwriter, director, poet, lecturer, professor, best-selling author and Cleveland native says Northeast Ohio is the "best location in the nation" in this Huffington Post piece!
In this Huffington Post blog titled "They've Got LeBron, But Now Cleveland Seeks MVP Entrepreneurs," writer Daryl Rowland looks at how Northeast Ohio is getting back to its manufacturing roots, using Shaker LaunchHouse as a prime example.
This article from BloombergBusinessweek looks at how LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers highlights how the city is experiencing a renaissance of sorts.
This article from the L.A. Times looks at the revival taking place in Cleveland, which began well before LeBron James decided to return.
NBC's Meet the Press visits Northeast Ohio to report on the revival taking place across the region.
From LeBron James' return to Northeast Ohio to the RNC's selection of Cleveland to host the 2016 RNC, 2014 is proving to be quite an exciting year for the region.
Northeast Ohio's beloved West Side Market is named to this list of the "Top 8 Farmers Markets to Visit This Summer."
Brecksville, OH is named to Family Circle's list of the "10 Best Towns for Families."
This article from the New York Times highlights the revival taking place in Cleveland as the city piques the interest of both Republican and Democratic National Conventions.
Cleveland is ranked at the 10th most walkable city according to a new report.
Akron and Youngstown are named to this list, which looks at the best locations in the nation for solo entrepreneurs or “solopreneurs.”
The New York Times highlights a handful of recent development projects, noting how Cleveland has repurposed many landmark buildings for multiple uses.
While there are many more reason to visit Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, the Huffington Post highlights "9 Reasons Why You Should Fly to Cleveland Right Now." Read on!
The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland is highlighted in this Wall Street Journal piece, which provides 'An Architecture-Lover's Road Trip' guide.
In her Forbes.com column, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley offers six ideas to accelerate the innovation capacity of America’s small and medium-sized manufacturers. These recommendations were developed by Rebecca and other members of the Milstein Symposium Commission on New Manufacturing.
Ranked 4th most affordable city for young attorneys, Cleveland is the place to be for young lawyers. Learn more!
A new report from the Brookings Institution looks at the rise of so-called “innovation districts,” citing Cleveland as an example of this new urban model.
Joel Kotkin, a regular Forbes contributor, provides a new perspective on Cleveland’s workforce as he explores the findings of a recent report released by Cleveland State University. As this Forbes article reports, Cleveland’s workforce is actually getting “younger and smarter,” two positive signs for the region’s future economic growth.
There has been a lot of buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) over the last year and a half. We are hearing about all kinds of devices being connected to the Internet – anything from home appliances to entire factories. But what’s the real impact of the Internet of Things? In her Forbes.com column, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley takes a look at IoT’s potential and what can be done to support its growth, using Northeast Ohio's OneCommunity as an example.
Cleveland is ranked as the most-affordable housing market among peer metro areas, including Columbus and Cincinnati.
The USA Today reports on the lighting of PlayhouseSquare's new outdoor chandelier, which is deemed as the world's largest.
Cleveland is highlighted in this piece from The Wall Street Journal, which looks at how developers are transforming older office buildings into high-end apartments.
Travelers Today calls Cleveland an "entertainment capital." Learn more!
Rebecca Bagley, President and CEO of NorTech, discusses the importance of 3D printing in her Forbes.com column title "How 3D Printing Can Transform Your Business."
In order to stay globally competitive in this Innovation Economy, the U.S. must develop an economic base of companies that constantly innovates, optimizes the use of technology and leverages diversity of talent. Unfortunately, for too many Americans the Innovation Economy is an invisible economy. The question is what can be done about it. How can we increase minority entrepreneurship and employment in the Innovation Economy? NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley addresses that question in her Forbes.com column and uses examples from Northeast Ohio to show how we can begin to address this issue.
This USA Today article discusses how manufacturers are looking to attract a new generation of workers. The Alliance for Working Together, a coalition of manufacturing companies in Ohio, is cited in the piece.
Entrepreneur highlights Northeast Ohio’s economic development system as a model to be replicated by other communities around the country and globe. Mentioned in the article are several Northeast Ohio organizations such as the Fund For Our Economic Future, JumpStart, the Northeast Ohio Technology Coalition and more.
Northeast Ohio-based Ashlawn Energy is highlighted in this BBC story that discusses the keys to a smarter power grid.
In an article titled "Why you need to care about Cleveland's Food/Drink Scene," Thrillist writer, Andy Kryza, provides readers with a number of examples of why the City's food scene is growing and thriving.
Put-in-Bay is highlighted as one of America's '4 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014.' Learn more about why this Northeast Ohio destination made the cut.
Youngstown is number five on Forbes Magazine's list of Best American Cities for Raising a Family.
Canton and Cleveland are cited by CNN as being two of the best vacation spots for sports fans!
Progressive Field is named to this Daily Mail feature titled, "Best Baseball Stadiums for Craft Beer Around the Country."
Biomimicry – innovation inspired by forms, processes and systems found in nature – allows companies to develop a new class of technologies. The field is transforming the ways we design, produce, transport and distribute goods and services; and more and more companies are approaching Mother Nature for innovative ideas to help solve complex human problems. In her Forbes.com column, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley shares real-world examples of biomimicry and talks about efforts to grow the field in Northeast Ohio and around the globe.
The New York Times highlights Cleveland's thriving theater district as PlayhouseSquare is playing a leading role in developing the neighborhood into a growing residential hub.
In her Forbes.com column, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley shares five trends that have the potential to transform your business.
Northeast Ohio's Nottingham Spirk receives high praise in this Forbes article.
Melt Bar and Grilled is featured in this Forbes article, which looks at how gourmet grilled cheese is emerging as the culinary world’s new gourmet pizza.
Forbes profiles the unveiling of Goodyear’s new blimp fleet, marveling at the “blimp’s” high-tech capabilities.
Dr. Ronald Berkman, president of Cleveland State University, shares his thoughts in this Huffington Post blog about why Cleveland is making national headlines.
Frontier Airlines tabs Cleveland as its newest focus city as reported in this USA Today article.
Akron is named to this Forbes list of America’s most affordable cities, coming in at number six on their list.
The Huffington Post highlights 24 reasons why one shouldn’t underestimate the Buckeye state.
Huffington Post writer, Michele Hunt, examines the progress made so far by Cleveland’s dynamic 10-year initiative that began in 2009.
Antiques & Fine Art magazine highlights the Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent gift of $10 million.
Companies of all sizes must be willing to disrupt their businesses before their competitors do, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley writes in her Forbes.com column.
In this NPR interview, Akron-based writer and journalist, David Giffels, discusses his new book of essays called The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt while expressing his optimism for the city’s future.
In her most recent Forbes column, NorTech CEO Rebecca Bagley explains and shares seven questions entrepreneurs should ask before growing their business.
Chefs Doug Katz (Fire, Food and Drink, Katz Club Diner) and Jonathon Sawyer (Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat), are semifinalists in the James Beard Foundation award category for best chef, Great Lakes.
In a recent article titled "The Invention Machine: Cleveland Duo Churns Out Ideas Worth Billions," Forbes profiles John Nottingham and John Spirk, the Northeast Ohio innovators behind Nottingham Spirk.
You may be surprised how much you can learn about entrepreneurship from watching shows like Iron Chef, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley writes in her most recent Forbes column. She shares eight lessons as well as insights from Cleveland’s own Iron Chef Michael Symon.
Ozy.com, the self-proclaimed “daily news and culture site for the Change Generation,” says that Cleveland is a hub of innovation, particularly in the bioscience field.
Lorain County Community College is highlighted in this article from CNBC, which discusses a push to attract more women welders to the field.
The future of American innovation is in the hands of our next generation of entrepreneurs and relies on their ability to solve problems and connect multiple disciplines in creative ways. In her Forbes column, NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley explains that for America to own the global economy tomorrow, we need to educate and support innovative student entrepreneurs today.
Cleveland is regarded as one of America’s most literate cities as measured by this annual study from Central Connecticut State University.
Northeast Ohio's Lakewood is named to this list of the "10 Most Exciting Suburbs in America."
Northeast Ohio’s Hyland Software earns a spot on Fortune’s prestigious list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.”
Walden, the luxury inn and space located in Aurora, is once again named to AAA’s prestigious list of Five Diamond establishments in North America.
Gizmag profiles PlayhouseSquare’s construction of what will be the world’s largest outdoor crystal chandelier.
The Ritz-Carlton in Cleveland and Inn Walden in Aurora each earn four-star ratings from Forbes.
Crowdentials, a Cleveland-based start-up, is featured in this article from the Wall Street Journal.
Cleveland is predicted to be the next Brooklyn by Fortune Magazine.
Globetravelling.com names Cleveland one of the Top Ten most beautiful snowy cities in the world.