Center for Innovation & Growth



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CIG Network Events

Join Us for CIG Innovation Summits, CIGtalks and Blackstone LaunchPad Community of Entrepreneurs Events!

CIG Network Events serve as gathering places for the NE Ohio community to connect with other thought leaders in a unique university setting.


Innovation Engineering Week at BW
March 24, 25, 26, 2015


March CIGtalk: Launching a High-Tech Company in Cleveland

Featuring GORDON DAILY, Founder of BoxCast
Tuesday, March 24 | 5:30-6:30pm | FREE | Register Here

Meet entrepreneur Gordon Daily of BoxCast. Founded by three engineers, BoxCast - recently voted coolest startup in the region - is a fast-growing HD video-streaming company that has created a TV station in a box, which enables people to connect at any time, anywhere. You only need a BoxCaster, an internet connection and a camera and you're good to go. Gordon will share his "Top 10 Surprises in Launching BoxCast." And better than Letterman's Top 10 List, he'll share his thoughts on technology, fundraising, and why being an entrepreneur is not for everyone.


LEAN Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification | March 24-25, 2015

Professional Development | 9am-4pm
Information Here*

*Unadvertised 25% off for Yellow Belt certification in March OR SEPTEMBER for Innovation Summit attendees - Call 440.826.2253 for details.


Spring Innovation Summit | March 26, 2015

Featuring Doug Hall of Eureka! Ranch
Thursday, March 26 | 8am-12pm | Register Here

Join the Center for Innovation & Growth at Baldwin Wallace University, Blackstone LaunchPad, The Entrepreneurs EDGE and GOJO Industries, Inc., in welcoming innovation guru Doug Hall of Eureka! Ranch to campus. This half-day program on accelerating innovation is an exciting hands-on workshop, which explores managing innovation as a "system" that delivers increased speed and decreased risk.


CIGtalks - Free networking events for area entrepreneurs, students, and alumni to hear local stories of innovation and entrepreneurship. Satisfy your appetite with stimulating conversation, free pizza and beverages while exploring your role in Northeast Ohio's future.

Innovation Summits - In-depth, semi-annual events where national and international leaders take deep dives into challenges and solutions faced by organizations in our constantly changing economy. The format focuses on problem-solving and the challenges of innovation faced by companies in the region.

Blackstone Launchpad Community of Entrepreneurs Events - That's you! Free workshops, free pizza and open to all classes. ALL MAJORS. Most Thursdays @ 5:30 p.m. in the Student Union's Quarry Room.

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