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 …

Fintech Spotlight Series: Catching Up With 2020 FinTech Frontier Pitch Competition Winner

This past October, FinTech Frontier hosted its inaugural Fintech Pitch Competition. From submissions spanning seven different countries, we selected a small group of finalists to compete for $60,000 in cash prizes. Since the competition, our finalists have been launching products, expanding their footprint, and scaling to new heights. Recently, we had the opportunity to sit …

5 Reasons Why Union Hall is the Place to Work in 2021

Tired of working from home? Searching for a change of scenery? Look no further than Union Hall! Here are the top five reasons why you should make Union Hall your office away from your (home) office in 2021.  Location. Location. LOCATION! Union Hall sits in the heart of Cincinnati’s historic Over the Rhine neighborhood, a thriving …

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 …

FinTech Frontier Announces Pitch Competition Winner to Showcase Future of Fintech

CINCINNATI (OCTOBER 30, 2020) – FinTech Frontier has named Honeycomb Credit the winner of its $60,000 Pitch Competition presented by Cintrifuse, Western & Southern Financial Group and Fifth Third Bancorp. Honeycomb Credit is a Pittsburgh-based business that connects and opens growth opportunities for small businesses by crowdsourcing loans.  FinTech Frontier is a future-focused partnership between Cincinnati-based, …

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