February 17, 2021
Elevate Greater Akron 2.0
In recent years, GAR has invested time and resources in the development of the Elevate Greater Akron economic development plan with the City of Akron, Summit County and the Greater […]
February 27, 2020
What is Elevate Greater Akron?
Elevate Greater Akron is an economic development plan for the Greater Akron area. This initiative is the product of a first-ever collaboration between four entities: County of Summit, City of […]
February 07, 2020
Nationally Recognized Minority-Focused Startup Accelerator Coming To Akron
Bounce Innovation Hub, GAR Foundation, Burton D. Morgan Foundation, the City of Akron and the Greater Akron Chamber announced today their partnership with MORTAR, an accelerator and business development service for historically marginalized entrepreneurs.
September 12, 2019
Akron’s future depends upon its ability to harness its untapped, diverse talent
Any business leader will tell you that talent is the key ingredient for a healthy business and for growth. At the same time, many in our area will say that […]
December 17, 2018
How Elevate Akron’s new fundamentals will help the region prosper
Over the past year, economic development leaders from the City of Akron, Summit County and the Greater Akron Chamber have been working closely to reimagine how we can achieve greater […]