Located in the former “Frank’s Produce” building, Innovation District HQ serves as the central hub of the Canton innovation District—a 12-block neighborhood within downtown Canton designed to attract and facilitate the growth of technology-oriented businesses in Stark County.
Support for Stark County Entrepreneurs
JumpStart is a nationally recognized investing and entrepreneurial support organization dedicated to unlocking the full potential of diverse and ambitious entrepreneurs to economically transform entire communities.
JumpStart helped fund the launch of the Canton Innovation District and maintains an office in Innovation District HQ, where it holds programming and offers technical assistance for entrepreneurs and small business owners across Stark County.
Since 2004, ECDI has assisted Ohio’s entrepreneurs through their one-stop-shop business services model, suited to meet the needs of all entrepreneurs,
A statewide SBA lender, ECDI started in Columbus in 2004 and expanded to Cleveland in 2012 and Akron in 2014. ECDI also has Field Offices in Toledo and maintains a presence in Innovation District HQ to assist stark county entrepreneurs.