Entrepreneurs Change the World Summer Program – Apply Now!

Interactive virtual training program for aspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, and the next generation to lead ecosystem growth. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural class, Cintrifuse is seeking high school/ college students to participate in the Entrepreneurs Change the World (ECTW), an all-virtual, free summer program. Applications are currently open through Eventbrite. Register here today …

Hearty Announces the Launch of the Professional Recommendation Network

Cintrifuse Startup Members and repeat founders are making innovative job matches in a transforming market. Cincinnati, Ohio / April 20, 2021. Hearty today announces the launch and funding of a new Professional Recommendation Network, where great people help each other find opportunities. Hearty is the next act for executive leaders from Ahalogy, a Cincinnati-based startup …

Five Females Identify Barriers & Enablers to Success in Entrepreneurship: What Are They?

Last week we hosted an extremely well-attended webinar on “Empowering Female Founders“. Our panel of experts – four local female startup leaders was moderated by Senior Director Scouting & Partnerships P&G Ventures, Betsy Bluestone – hit on highly relevant topics including the challenge of securing pilots with large enterprises. Panelists included Kirsten Moorefield, Co-Founder of …

Cintrifuse Announces New Managing Director of $115M Syndicate Fund

Oleg Kaganovich Will Steer Cintrifuse Fund III Strategy & Focus Cintrifuse welcomed Oleg Kaganovich as Managing Director of its $115M Syndicate Fund that invests in early-stage venture capital firms and extraordinary founders to build the next generation of disruptive Midwestern companies. The Cincinnati Business Courier covered the story here. Kaganovich brings a mix of experience …

Cintrifuse Syndicate Fund Invests in Refinery Ventures as Cincinnati Startup Ecosystem Builds Momentum

Cintrifuse Fund Investment Provides Institutional Support for Cincinnati-based Ventures With High-Growth Potential. The Cintrifuse Syndicate Fund today announced an investment in Cincinnati-based Refinery Ventures. The Cincinnati Business Courier covered the story here. Refinery Ventures is an early-scale venture capital firm focusing on information technology, human capital, digital health, media and marketing. This investment will continue …

From Co-Working Bumps to Remote “Side Hustles”

Cintrifuse Reflects on 2020, Looks Ahead to 2021 Our Cintrifuse team members reflect on a year of unprecedented disruption and a future of bold possibilities. Thank you for supporting our mission, our community, our OTR neighborhood, and our ambition to be a leading startup hub and center of inclusive entrepreneurship. Pete Blackshaw, CEO A Year …

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