This annual report gives examples of entrepreneurial activities the foundation has funded, as well as a list of grants and financial statements for the year 2012. It also includes a letter from the president and lists of the board and staff members. Ventured captures a year of experimentation in support of the Northeast Ohio entrepreneurial ecosystem. Throughout, we focus directly on the perspectives of entrepreneurs as they navigate startup hurles and utilize the resources of the region to network, pitch, pivot, and grow. In addition to the lively observations shared in the body of this report, you will find QR codes that lead you to videos of the entrepreneurs providing first-hand insights into their entrepreneurial journeys.