Three Northeast Ohio startups have received funding from Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio in Elyria.

Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio is a pre-seed fund for startups in the technology space. It was founded by the Lorain County Community College Foundation and launched in 2007. Since then, the fund has committed more than $15 million to 269 startups in the region, a news release stated. The Innovation Fund is administered by technology incubator GLIDE at Lorain County Community College.

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The entrepreneurs receiving funds in this round are RooSense LLC in Akron, Farm Fare in Cleveland and Hyr Medical in Highland Heights.

RooSense, which has created a wearable sensor to monitor sweat electrolyte levels, will receive $25,000, the release said. Farm Fare, a food supply-chain technology company designed to encourage resource sharing between regional food hubs, is receiving $100,000. And Hyr Medical will receive $100,000 for its online platform designed for physician freelancing to directly connect practitioners and medical practices.


Source: Three startups to receive Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio support