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Forbes Reinventing America: Invest In The Midwest

By Bill, November 17, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (November 13, 2014) – Ohio was well represented at the Forbes Reinventing America Summit. Featured speakers included Craig Maxwell of Parker Hannifin, Mark Kvamme of Drive Capital, Steve Cashman of Dublin, Ohio-based HealthSpot and Nottingham Spirk co-founder John Nottingham.

Nottingham and Cashman spoke at a “Masters of Innovation” Read more »


Fox Business Announcement: HealthSpot Teams Up with Rite-Aid

By Bill, November 10, 2014

Steve Cashman, CEO of HealthSpot, was a guest on Friday’s Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business. Cashman was joined by Robert Thompson, Rite Aid’s EVP of Pharmacy, to announce a partnership that will mark the beginning of a strategic HealthSpot Station rollout.

The HealthSpot Station is a fully equipped tele-health Read more »


2014 Cleveland Clinic Innovation Summit: John Nottingham Commentary

By Bill, October 28, 2014

Nottingham Spirk co-founder John Nottingham helped kick off the 2014 Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit on Sunday. The summit — organized by the Clinic’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Thomas Graham — brings together senior executives in healthcare and related fields, as well as investors, for four days of “unrivaled perspective on the newest medical innovations Read more »


Cleveland On The Brink Of Something ‘Big’

By Rick Smith, August 19, 2014

WKYC-TV featured Nottingham Spirk in a story about innovation in Cleveland, Ohio: “‘I gotta tell you, this is our 40th anniversary, and we are looking to the next 40 years. I’m telling you, the next 40 years are going to be unbelievable,’ explains Spirk, with a wide smile. As enthusiastic as they are about Cleveland Read more »

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BioInnovation Partnership

By Nottingham Spirk, April 22, 2014

CLEVELAND (April 21, 2014) – Leaders of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and Nottingham Spirk, a national innovation firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced today a strategic bioinnovation partnership to accelerate innovation and commercialization of biomedical devices and products.  The partnership joins two of Northeast Ohio’s most prominent centers of innovation and Read more »


Relentless Innovation in 2014: Commentary

By Nottingham Spirk, April 10, 2014
Relentless Innovation is Simultaneously Continuous and Disruptive

In this month’s issue of Inc., Steve Blank spoke to the graduating class of ESADE business school in Barcelona, Spain, about the future of entrepreneurship and innovation. In several ways, he really captured the elevated importance of innovation in an ever-changing business environment. We’ve seen the profile Read more »


Empowering Innovators Intel Film Series

By Bill, March 25, 2014

A film series called Empowering Innovators to explore the ways in which Intel technology plays a vital role in creative, cultural, and physical endeavors

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John Spirk: We Have to See the Invisible and do the Impossible

By Nottingham Spirk, February 28, 2014

John Spirk took the stage at the Reinventing America Summit, Forbes’ inaugural event designed to bring together leaders of the next industrial revolution

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The Invention Machine

By Bill, February 12, 2014

Excerpt from Forbes article “The Invention Machine…”: “The closest thing in America to Thomas Edison’s New Jersey laboratory is a decommissioned Christian Science church in Cleveland. It’s here that John Nottingham, John Spirk and their team of 70 inventors, tinkerers and support staff have cooked up the Swiffer SweeperVac, Spinbrush, Read more »

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Create a Culture of Innovation

By Nottingham Spirk, January 13, 2014

Nottingham & Spirk provide practical advice on how companies can foster a culture of innovation that engages employees and delivers compelling results.

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