Featured Speaker – Ed Buchholz, Director, Start In CLE
Ed is founder of three venture backed software companies. He has more than eighteen years startup experience with several successful exits. He is passionate about the design, branding, prototyping, and building of products and companies.
Ed enjoys mentoring entrepreneurs and advises numerous founders and businesses in the Northeast Ohio area. He is a strong advocate for Northeast Ohio’s startup ecosystem.
Currently, he focuses on tightening the bonds of our community through StartInCLE a founder focused advocacy group. He also applies lessons learned as a Techstars alum and 500 Startups / Foundry Group portfolio CEO to bring the best of startup culture to Ohio.