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    StartupCincy is Just Getting Started


    June 15, 2016 saw the first ever StartupCincy Town Hall. Ecosystem stake holders filled Braxton Brewery in NKY to see the next evolution of our community and our movement. The evening’s take-away:  we’re just getting started. So buckle up, its going to be a wild ride. Our community is united, vibrant and gaining momentum daily. […]

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    Building Ohio’s Tech Based Economy – IXCincy


    Economies require two things – supply and demand. So when we think about building a technology economy in Greater Cincinnati and in Ohio, it’s paramount that we think about our supply (startups) and our demand (customers). And IXCincy is one of the best tools we have to build this economy. On June 15th 2016, Cintrifuse […]

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    MedaCheck Announces Partnership with GrandView Health – Foundry Group Invests $8 Million in MakeTime. This Week in #StartupCincy


    The team at MedaCheck announced a partnership with GrandView Health this week. The partnership focuses on improving transitional care and allows GrandView Health to offer teleheath technology. For more about the partnership check out this article. MakeTime also had some big news this week. The manufacturing platform that allows suppliers to monetize capacity from idle […]

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    #StartupCincy Goes to Silicon Valley, Cincy Tech Raises New Fund – This Week in #StartupCincy


    #StartupCincy hit the road this week. Startups and local investors took a trip to Silicon Valley to share ideas and pitch potential investors. We’ll have to wait to hear all the good things that came of the visit but judging from the Twitter feed it was a more than productive trip. CincyTech also announced it […]

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    The Arts Meet Tech – #StartupCincy’s First Arts Hackathon


    It was a busy weekend here at Union Hall. We saw Cincinnati’s first ever arts hackathon. And it was amazing. Over 100 people and 11 teams all got to hack their way through challenges presented by Cincinnati’s arts organizations. Things got kicked off Friday night when the individual arts organizations pitched their challenges to the […]

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    HCDC Hosts First Business Showcase and Cintrifuse Announces New Syndicate Fund Director – This Week in #StartupCincy


    HCDC held its first ever Business Showcase and Innovation Village this week. The event was a great opportunity to see some of #StartupCincy’s maker’s and creators. As well as startups in the tech and software space. It was fun to get a peek at some of the amazing companies coming out of the business incubator. […]

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    HCDC Business Showcase & Innovation Village


    Sometimes we get wrapped up in the digital world and forget there are companies in #StartupCincy doing amazing things besides developing software. Things like making carbon nanotubes that NASA will use for satellites. Which is why it was great to see HCDC host their first ever Business Showcase and Innovation Village. The event was a good opportunity to see some […]

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    NewCo Opens up Applications for Host Companies – This Week in #StartupCincy


    NewCo Cincy is 132 days away and we need host companies. NewCo invites Cincinnati companies to open their doors and share their innovation story. NewCos are on a mission to change the world, they are enablers, not gatekeepers. NewCos believe in open collaboration with customers, suppliers, employees, and their community. NewCos also believe in transparent communication, […]

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    QCA raises new fund – Iron Yard to Open Cincinnati Coding School – This Week in #StartupCincy


    This week, Queen City Angels announced it closed a new $10MM fund. Started in 2000, this is QCA’s largest fund to date. Tony Shipley, QCA’s founder and chairman, noted that QCA invested their previous fund much faster than expected. A testament to the growing number of startup investment opportunities in Cincinnati. In other news, Iron […]

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    Angel Investing 101


    Angel investors are a key component in any startup ecosystem. They are the people on the front lines looking for the next great idea and helping talented entrepreneurs build great companies. An angel investor is more than just a check book – they are mentors, advisors and coaches. They are the people entrepreneurs turn to […]

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    GCVA Gets New Leaderships – General Nano Goes to Space: This Week in #StartupCincy


    This week in #StartupCincy the GCVA saw a change in leadership. Previous President Vance VanDrake handed the reigns over to Kevin Mackey, Cintrifuse’s Startup advocate. Moving forward, Kevin hopes to strengthen the organization by focusing its efforts on promotion and education for early-stage startups. There was also some exciting media coverage for our startup ecosystem. […]

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    Big Announcements for #StartupCincy


    The big news this week was the announcement that #StartupCincy will play host to Techstars’ 2016 FounderCon. Getting this event is a huge win for our ecosystem and will bring 1000’s of startup founders, mentors and BigCos to our region. Stay tuned as we get closer to Fall for more details. Outside of that, our […]

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    This Week in #StartupCincy – 12/11/2015


    enosiX moves their headquarters downtown – E.W. Scripps hosts a startup PR panel. 84.51 and UpTech partner for the accelerator’s next Demo Day – Aerdos develops software to stop strangers from taking your picture. This and more this week in #StartupCincy! If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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    This Week in #StartupCincy 12/04/2015


    Mobify acquires Brandery grad Donde – StatzHub partners with the Ohio High School Athletic Association. AdAdapted and CraftForce make a national push – Cintrifuse hosts its quarterly member gathering. This and more this week in #StartupCincy. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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    Cintrifuse Member Gathering 12/2/2015


    On December 2nd, 2015 we invited out members to Union Hall for our quarterly Member Update. It was a great opportunity to see our fellow #StartupCincy colleagues and catch up on what Cintrifuse has done during the final quarter of 2015. And, overall, things are going great! As we plan for 2016 some of what Cintrifuse does […]

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    This Week in #StartupCincy – 11/20/2015


    MedaCheck wins the InnovateHER Pitch Competition – Ready Set Surgical, Sow Organic and Luna Lights win Cincinnati’s 1776 Challenge Cup. Mr. Ostoich goes to Washington – CompleteSet makes the pages of this month’s Entreprenuer Magizine. CraftForce officially launches – Strap and Mondelez reward customers for making healthy descisions. This and more this week in #StartupCincy. […]

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    This Week in #StartupCincy 11/13/2015


    Brandery grad Urban Trials has their inaugural race in Cincinnati – The OTR Chamber celebrates 41 new business owners. Wyzerr secures funding from Connetic Ventures and Marshal Ventures – CincyTech makes ChicagoInno’s top 5 Great Lakes deal makers. This and more this week in #StartupCincy! If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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    This Week in #StartupCincy 11/06/2015


    LISNR closes $10MM series B round – Cintrifuse hosts first IX Health. ChoreMonster and Pixar team up –  CincyTech hits major milestone. All this and more this week in #StartupCincy! If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here      

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    This Week in #StartupCincy – 10/30/2015


    Andy Brownfield take you on a tour of Union Hall – LISNR selected for Cisco’s Entrepreneurs in Residence Program. Mikal Belicove talks about what strategy really means – Atumsoft wins $100K from Lab 360. This and more, this week in #StatupCincy. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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    This Week In #StartupCincy: 10/23/2015


    LISNR and ChoreMonster represent #StartupCincy at FounderCon 2015 – Wendy Lea celebrates her one year anniversary as Cintrifuse CEO. Strap and Xavier University team up for a pilot program – MOTAR announces their first Walnut Hills Class. This in more this week in #StartupCincy   If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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    This Week in #StartupCincy – 10/12/2015


    Emersion Design graduates from HCDC and moves into Downtown location – REDI hosts the Cincinnati Israel Summit. Brandery Grads show their stuff at Community Pitch – EBTH settles on Downtown for their new headquarters. All this and more this week in #StartupCincy. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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    Cintrifuse Annual Meeting 2015 Recap


    On Wednesday October 7th, #StartupCincy came out to Union Hall to hear about the progress of The Cintrifuse Syndicate Fund. Attendees heard from keynote speaker Jon Medved and were treated to panel discussions on the Internet of Things, Telemedicine and Omnichanel Marketing but more on those later. This post is about what’s new with the Cintrifuse […]

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    #StartupCincy Week Recap


    Brandery graduates its 2015 class and Cintrifuse host its annual meeting. Cincinnati named one of the best cities for web developers and the #StartupCincy network goes global. All this and more this week in #StartupCincy. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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    This Week in #StartupCincy – 9/28/2015


    Sara Thomas from Maven Ventures talks about how to leverage AngelList and Cincinnati is named the fastest growing economy in the #Midwest. Eccrine Systems lands a deal with the United States Air Force and The Brandery’s 2015 class pitches at P&G’s demo day. All this and more for this week in #StartupCincy. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click […]

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    This Week In #StartupCincy – 9/21/2015


    Benobe launches its app and the Farmer family leads a $10 million dollar investment in Morphick. InfoTrust cuts the ribbon on their new space and Brandery grad Shelfie is acquired by InfoScout. This week in #StartupCincy. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here

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