By Shanelle Johnson JumpStart Senior Deal Flow Associate Entrepreneurship has its perks. Owning your own business can put you in control of your life, your career and your financial future. But as any small business owner knows, entrepreneurship has its challenges too. It can be risky, stressful and even lonely, which is why JumpStart advisors […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam sent out a statement this morning in the wake of players taking a knee during the national anthem, and President Donald Trump’s comments on the issue. The statement reads: “We view our organization, our league and our players as great unifiers of people. Our […]

A North Ridgeville auto shop is receiving backlash over a message posted to its marquee sign. The sign, located at Northridge Auto Repair and Service at the corner of Cook and Lorain roads, says, “If you don’t know who you identify as pull your pants down and look.” The sign has generated conversation on social […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Not only will LeBron James and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers get a ring on opening night, but so will more than 1,000 other employees at Quicken Loans arena. That’s right, owner Dan Gilbert has decided to reward everyone! From t-shirt vendors to janitors to concession stand workers, Gilbert is spending more that […]

CANTON, Ohio – The owner of a Canton art gallery is out of the hospital after he said he was beaten and robbed early Saturday morning outside of his business. The suspects are still on the loose. “I don’t even remember waking up on the asphalt,” said Tim Carmany. “I don’t even remember picking myself […]

He’s got his rings. He saved his hometown. He signed a new multiyear contract to stay in Cleveland. What more can the future possibly hold for LeBron James? Owning a team, apparently. James told Uninterrupted’s “Open Run” podcast he’d someday like to own an NBA team, though he did not specify if he has a particular […]

A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently published study, 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report (pdf), commissioned by American Express Open, shows that the overall number of female-owned businesses grew by 74 percent between 1997 and 2015, […]

The owner of an Austin, Texas gun store, Central Texas Gun Works, Michael Cargill heroically stopped a possible mass murder from happening at a local hospital. An unidentified man showed up to Central Texas Gun Works looking to buy a shocking amount of ammunition. According to the Cargill, the man requested 500 rounds of full […]

  Steve Ballmer takes over after previous owner Donald Sterling lost rights after he was caught making racist statements in an audio recording earlier this year.   (CNN) – The NBA has announced that ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The league said a California court issued […]

  CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Brennan’s Colony is back in business. The Cleveland Heights bar is reopening it’s doors Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. For the first couple of days the restaurant will only serve drinks, so customers are allowed to bring in food from surrounding restaurants. The kitchen reopens Friday. Owner Jim Brennan was […]

  CLEVELAND HTS., Ohio – Police expect to charge suspects Thursday afternoon in the shooting death of Jim Brennan, Cleveland Heights Police tell NewsChannel5. More than five people are in custody in connection with the shooting death of James Brennan, and some are believed to be among the Heartless Felons gang, sources connected to the […]

  CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – A vigil will be held Tuesday night for the popular Cleveland Heights bar owner who was shot and killed at his Cedar Lee bar Monday. Jim Brennan, 61, died at the hospital shortly after he was shot during an attempted robbery at Brennan’s Colony Monday. The vigil will take place […]