Akron Fund Awards Money to Startups, Including 7signal

About two years ago, a tiny Finnish startup landed in Akron, hoping to tap the U.S. market. Now, the wireless technology venture 7signal has eight employees, a growing customer base and recently received money from the new Akron BioInvestment Funds, designed to boost the city’s tech industry.  “The investment from the BioInvestment Funds was crucial for growth,” encouraging others to invest in the company, said Jeff Reedy, CEO of 7signal Solutions Inc. “It provided an indication that this city was behind the company.”

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