It’s March in Cleveland! There’s a lot to look forward to. Spring is just around the corner, St. Patrick’s Day is weeks away, and Opening Day is on the horizon. Plus, there are plenty of great events for entrepreneurs and startups going on around town. Take a look and mark your calendars!

Cloudy Mondays

Learn more about Amazon Web Services in their AWS 101 course. $5 gets you in (and some pizza!)

When: Monday, March 6  at 6:30 PM

Where: Start Mart

Price: $5

Gorilla Group

Featuring Destiny Burns, founder of Cleveland Urban Winery – Gorilla Group is a monthly event for entrepreneurs and investors to connect over a drink. You’ll get to do some networking, and hear a few stories from local entrepreneurs while enjoying a beer.

When: Tuesday, March 7 at 6 PM

Where: Market Ave. Wine Bar in Ohio City

Price: $10 for members, $20 for non-members. You can purchase tickets at the door.

STS Shark Tank

The Importance of Market Research – Cathy Walsh, Director of the Lake-Geauga SBDC at Lakeland will explain resources she has available for entrepreneurs.

When: Tuesday, March 14, 5-7 PM

Where: Willoughby Brewing Company

Price: Free

Startup Standup

Join us right here at LaunchHouse for Happy Hour + Startup Standup, a casual pitch night. Lend your expertise to five individuals who will pitch their ideas, and have 7 minutes each to gather feedback from the community.

When: Thursday, March 16, 5-7 PM

Where: LaunchHouse

Price: Free

Lunch + Learn: Emotional Intelligence

Tim Lybarger will be presenting and hosting a discussion on the five key areas of emotional intelligence and how they can either hinder or support your success.

When: Thursday, March 23, 12 -1 PM

Where: LaunchHouse

Price: Free

TechPint Happy Hour

Enjoy a pint with Northeast Ohio’s hackers, hustlers, and designers.

When: Thursday, March 23

Where: TBD

Price: Free

Startup Lakewood: Office Hours

Schedule a private 45 minute session to get feedback, coaching, or whatever else you need to grow your business. Email Mike Belsito at to register!

When: Tuesday, March 28, 5:45 – 8 PM

Where: University of Akron, Lakewood campus

Price: Free

Startup Stories: Living Local, Thinking Global

Check out Jumpstart’s newest event, Startup Stories. The evening will feature a panel of experienced local entrepreneurs and how they’ve leveraged local resources while keeping their eye on the big picture. Free.

When: Thursday, March 30, 5:30-8 PM

Where: Bottle House Brewery in Cleveland Heights

Price: Free

Plus, mark your calendar for the OVA Venture Summit on April 6. The summit will focus on expanding your horizons and bring together founders, investors, and startup community members from inside and outside of our region who have found success outside of their own local region.

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