Our Corporate Innovation Process

This provides a more powerful vehicle for deal sourcing, technology selection and access than could not otherwise be achieved alone.

1. Co-develop the Plan

Work with the corporate innovation team to develop a plan including: Internal resources, innovation focus, and goals and objectives.

2. Activate the Network

Gain access to over 500 venture capital funds, thousands of startups, innovation briefs, in-bound referrals, and attend cutting edge events.

3. Evaluate Success & Refine

Determine the innovation impact on your company, refine the plan to meet your goals and objectives, and refine your success metrics.

Strategic partners leveraging our resources

At the intersection of innovation and capital, we’re helping our corporate investors disrupt their industries.

american-financial-group
american-financial-group

American Financial Group is a holding company engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance businesses. The Company, through Great American Insurance Group, focuses on commercial products for businesses, and is engaged in the sale of fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1872

Website
https://www.afginc.com/

castellini-group-of-companies
castellini-group-of-companies

Founded in 1896 on the original Cincinnati produce terminal market, Castellini Company is one of the oldest members in the produce industry. Our visionary growth and expansion forming the Castellini Group of Companies is based on supplying the freshest and safest produce to the foodservice and retail industries.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1896

Website
http://castellinicompany.com/

cincinnati-bell
cincinnati-bell

Cincinnati Bell provides integrated communications solutions—including local and long distance voice, data, high-speed Internet, and video entertainment services—that keep residential and business customers in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, covering more than 2,400 square miles connected with each other and with the world.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1873

Website
https://www.cincinnatibell.com/consumerbusinessselection

cincinnati-childrens-hospital
cincinnati-childrens-hospital

Caring for infants to adolescents, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an international leader in pediatric medicine, research and education.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1883

Website
https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/

duke-energy
duke-energy

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. They have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1904

Website
https://www.duke-energy.com/home

greater-cincinnati-foundation
greater-cincinnati-foundation

As the region’s leading community foundation, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation connects people with purpose in an eight-county region in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. As a trusted and connected partner, they inspire generous people to invest in a more equitable and vibrant region, now and for generations to come.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1963

Website
https://www.gcfdn.org/

jewish-foundation-of-cincinnati
jewish-foundation-of-cincinnati

The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati invests in high-impact, transformational initiatives that enhance the cohesiveness and culture of our Jewish community.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1995

Website
https://www.thejewishfoundation.org/

kroger
kroger

The Kroger Co. (Kroger), incorporated on April 3, 1902, manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The Company operates supermarkets, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores throughout the United States.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1883

Website
https://www.kroger.com/

messer-construction
messer-construction

Messer specializes in managing, developing and performing complex commercial construction in the communities in which people live and work, and delivering value to clients through quality construction experiences.

Location
Cincin

Year Founded
1955

Website
https://www.messer.com/

michelman
michelman

Michelman, Inc. develops and manufactures materials for coatings, printing and packaging, and industrial manufacturing markets worldwide.

Location
Blue Ash, OH

Year Founded
1949

Website
https://www.michelman.com//

nku
nku

Northern Kentucky University is a public, co-educational university in northern Kentucky located in Highland Heights, seven miles southeast of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Location
Highland Heights, KY

Year Founded
1968

Website
https://www.nku.edu/

pg
pg

Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is an American multi-national consumer goods corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, founded in 1837 by British American William Procter and Irish American James Gamble. It primarily specializes in a wide range of cleaning agents and personal care and hygienics products.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1837

Website
https://us.pg.com/

standard-textile
standard-textile

A vertically integrated company, Standard Textile is a leading global provider of end-to-end solutions for the institutional textile and apparel markets. Leveraging textile design, manufacturing and laundry expertise, as well as global infrastructure, they serve customers in the healthcare, hospitality, decorative products and industrial apparel marketplaces worldwide.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1940

Website
http://www.standardtextile.com/

university-of-cincinnati
university-of-cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, offers success by providing a balance of academic excellence, real-world experience and collaborative research.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1819

Website
http://www.uc.edu/

western-and-southern
western-and-southern

Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is the parent company to a group of diversified financial services businesses. Collectively, they provide a broad range of life insurance, investments and retirement solutions customers as well as a variety of financial solutions to our institutional clients.

Location
Cincinnati, OH

Year Founded
1888

Website
https://www.westernsouthern.com/

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