Cintrifuse Announces New CEO, Pete Blackshaw

Appointment Further Boosts Regional Ambition to be #1 Startup Hub in Midwest CINCINNATI (August 23, 2018) – Cintrifuse today announced the appointment of Pete Blackshaw as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Blackshaw served as Global Head of Digital and Social Media, and more recently as Vice President of Digital Innovation & Service Models at Nestlé, …

We are not alone: the Midwestern startup campus

This past Friday around 2PM., I hopped into my Honda Accord, made a couple of right turns out of Over-the-Rhine onto I-75, flicked on the cruise control and set my sights southbound. My destination? Louisville, Kentucky — to meet up with Steve Case, JD Vance and the Rise of the Rest gang as they made …

Steve Case in the House

Great news – earlier this week we found out our friend Steve Case was coming back to StartupCincy for his first visit since the inaugural Rise of the Rest Roadtrip in 2014.  Steve will be stopping by Union Hall the morning of Wednesday, July 12 – you should sign up and swing by!  It’s hard …

Rise of the Rest Summit – an inspiring trip

Last week I had the pleasure (honor) of spending a couple days in Washington, D.C. with 129 other startup ecosystem builders from across the country. Steve Case and his team at Revolution have a thesis that too much attention/investment is going to startup ecosystems on either coast and a great swath of the country is …

Kicking 2017 Into Gear

Already a month in and 2017 is proving to be full tilt.  And really – where else do we go after a year like last? Major Strikepoint Techstars’ FounderCon proved to be a major strikepoint for the region, bringing national attention to our efforts and spotlighting StartupCincy in a unique and very positive way. I’ll …

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