Blogs and Articles by Deborah Hoover

 Smart Business Magazine Guest Blogs

"Transformational Support:  The Burton D. Morgan Foundation Paves the Way for a Rejuvenated Entrepreneurial Culture in Northeast Ohio," January 2014

"Capitalizing on our Region’s Special Sauce," November 2014

"Market Alchemy:  Drawing the Connection Between Entrepreneurial Skills and Philanthropic Vision," February 2015

"The Fresh Face of Failure:  The Road to Success is Paved with Studied Failures," May 2015

"Gathering STEAM: The Makerspace Movement is Helping Burgeoning Entrepreneurs," August 2015

"Food and Entrepreneurship Make a Great Match," November 2015

"Controlled Chaos:  A Look at the World of Hackathons and the Innovation They Create," February 2016

"Serendipity: The Ability to Link Luck with Skill in Business," May 2016

"Akron Artists: Blending Creativity with Business Know-How," July 2016

"Public Libraries: Launching Entrepreneurs and their Ideas," November 2016

"Practicing the Pitch:  The Fine Art of Persuasion," February 2017

"Defying the Odds:  We Can Raise Mythical Creatures in Ohio," May 2017

"Entrepreneurship at its Best," August 2017

Other Articles by Deborah Hoover:

"Buy Lemonade, Inspire an Entrepreneur," Crain's Cleveland Business, July 2012

"Personal View: Here's Betting on Learned Entrepreneurship," Crain's Cleveland Business, October 2012

"Personal View: Entrepreneurship Paths for All," Crain's Cleveland Business, August 2014

"Refreshing Your Inner Grantmaker," Grant Craft, July 2015

"Northeast Ohio's Startup Ecosystem:  The Visible & the Invisible", Meeting of the Minds, June 2017