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North Coast Ventures and KeyBank to host three-part "Venture Flicks" series exploring entrepreneurship and creativity

The series will screen startup documentaries and feature panel conversations with filmmakers
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CLEVELAND — North Coast Ventures is kicking off a new series with KeyBank, playing startup documentary films beginning this week. 

The "Venture Flicks" series aims to inspire local entrepreneurs by highlighting the stories of how to make it in the fields of investors, technologists, and more. 

After each film, North Coast Ventures will host a 30-minute panel discussion with subjects from the films. 

"This is an exciting opportunity to learn from some of the most powerful startup stories out there," said Todd Federman, managing director of North Coast Ventures, "whether you lead, work for, or invest in startups, there are great insights in these movies.”

The movies will be screened via Zoom starting on Thursday, September 17, at 5:00 p.m. The first film, "General Magic," covers the story of the technology giants that helped to build, and change, Silicon Valley. 

To register for "General Magic," click here.

The second movie, "Something Ventured," will be streamed on October 15 and follows venture capitalists who set out to help grow iconic companies like Apple and Atari. 

The final film, "Code Girl," will be shown on November 5 and will explore the story of women in STEM, and the bettering of communities through technology. 

“If you are an entrepreneur, you will love these movies," Federman said. 

For more information on the series and North Coast Ventures, click here.