Cintrifuse Syndicate Fund Closes Milestone Second Strategic Fund of Funds at $56 Million

CINCINNATI, OHIO, July 24, 2019 – Cintrifuse, a Cincinnati-based startup catalyst and syndicate fund, has officially closed its second fund. Nearly 30 corporations, businesses, foundations, and individuals have committed to this new $56 million fund, which builds on the previous strategy for Fund I – leveraging a wide network of venture capital funds to deliver innovation …

Cintrifuse releases first-ever impact report

To obtain a full copy of the 2019 Impact Report, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page. CEO Pete Blackshaw, in our first-ever impact report, set out goals for the StartupCincy region, which includes making Greater Cincinnati the No. 1 tech startup hub in the Midwest. In Pete’s letter, he laid …

Cintrifuse VP appears on Upside podcast

At the 2018 Cincinnati Podcast Festival, the podcast crew at Upside asked Eric Weissmann, VP of Communication, Community and Economic Inclusion, to join in for a wide discussion about the StartupCincy landscape. Eric was part of the founding team of Cintrifuse and is responsible for establishing the strategy, messaging, branding and positioning for the effort …

Cintrifuse announces suite of new partnerships to empower local startups with game-changing service offerings

Services to include tech stack “mentorships,” insights-on-demand and administrative quick-start services through new tools at Gaslight, Toluna and Startblox   CINCINNATI, OHIO, April 23, 2019 – Cintrifuse, today, announced a groundbreaking new suite of services that will help level-up it’s member startups with technology tools and partnerships that might otherwise be unattainable for early stage and …

Cintrifuse Partners with Toluna to Bring Cincinnati’s Startup and Innovation Economy Real-Time Insights

Entrepreneurs and Startup Members will have Access to Toluna QuickSurveys Platform to Leverage Insights on Demand Wilton, Conn., April, 2019 – Toluna, a leading consumer intelligence platform provider that delivers real-time insights to companies of all sizes, and Cintrifuse, an organization created to accelerate Cincinnati’s startup ecosystem, today announced their partnership. Cintrifuse’s primary goal is to …

Forbes Takes a Deep Dive with Cintrifuse

Cintrifuse took center stage on Forbes’ site this past week. In a callout to corporations looking to engage with and innovate alongside startups, Forbes sat down for an extended interview with Cintrifuse CEO Pete Blackshaw. Read the feature: Lessons Learned: Corporate America To Startups In an interview led by Forbes contributor Mary Jutten, Pete took …

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