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Blog: Manufacturing Insights

Learn How to Buy a Business at the Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Symposium

Thursday, 15 September, 2022

Innovation, Leadership, Startups, Small Business

Promise Partners, a Northeast Ohio non-profit focused on helping entrepreneurial people go from employee to business owner, will be hosting the Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) Symposium on...
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MAGNET's New Venture Team Expands 2022 Mspire,  Accepting Applications

Tuesday, 3 May, 2022

Events, Startups, Entrepreneurs, Process Innovation

2021's success catalyzed Mspire team to take the competition to the next level.   Last year’s Mspire, MAGNET's annual pitch challenge for Ohio-based manufacturing-focused entrepreneurs, garnered...
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MAGNET VP Brandon Cornuke Releases Book, Helps Launch Investor Group

Tuesday, 3 May, 2022

Events, Startups, Entrepreneurs, Small Business, News Release

      Formerly with Target and American Greetings, Cornuke offers entrepreneurs and innovators a simple guide to create and launch successful products  MAGNET VP of Strategy & Innovation Brandon...
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MAGNET Announces 2021 Mspire Competition Winners

Friday, 17 December, 2021

Startups, Entrepreneurs

On October 20, 2021, 12 entrepreneurs presented their business pitches to a virtual panel of more than 15 experts and judges in an effort to secure an award from MAGNET’s Mspire competition. This...
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5 Lessons You Can Learn from Startup Marketing

Thursday, 6 June, 2019

Startups

Marketing is hard. Whether you’re an established company or a nimble startup, it’s easy to get bogged down by all the marketing trends, tools, and tactics you could add to your business plan. ...
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Combating Confirmation Bias: How to Create Success for Your Manufacturing Startup

Thursday, 24 January, 2019

Startups, Product Design & Development

Northeast Ohio manufacturers, ranging from startups to well-established companies, are confident—and with good reason. They account for 14% of all employment, more than 275,000 total jobs, and 40% of...
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Manufacturing Startup Competition Drives Growth, Fosters Connections

Monday, 17 September, 2018

Startups

The recent winners of MAGNET’s pitch competition, MSPIRE, will benefit from support to help them grow. Other applications noted that just going through the process was valuable. Here’s how your...
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What is a Minimum Viable Product and How Do I Create One?

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018

Startups, Product Design & Development

How a minimum viable product will launch your product-based startup. There’s plenty of conversation in the startup world around minimum viable product (MVP). How do you define minimum viable...
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What is a Minimum Viable Product and How Do I Create One?

How a minimum viable product will launch your product-based startup.