StartupCincy Rundown – June 22-30

Don’t miss out on all the happenings going on in StartupCincy. We’re here to catch you up on a week full of news, announcements and more.

Be sure to check out our Twitter Moment for the week below — the best way to relive all the excitement of the past seven days.

Cintrifuse fills Union Hall with BigCos, startups, thought leaders for IXCincy Led by a keynote address from Jeremiah Owyang, Union Hall was filled to the brim on June 22 with every corner of the StartupCincy ecosystem. Here’s a recap of everything we heard at the event.

A pair of big funding announcements for local startups One of the “older” startups in our region, Patient Point, collected a massive funding round of $140 million. Later the same day, Astronomer announced their own significant funding round of $3.5 million.

Midwest, StartupCincy roll into slew of national media spotlights   Each headline just as big as the last, but each one saying the same thing: the Midwest is on fire. Check out USA TODAY’s, WCPO’s and The Sociable’s feature on our region.

Local founder lands on USA TODAY’s front page — Natasia Malaihollo, co-founder of the Covington-based startup Wyzerr, founder herself on the cover of USA TODAY this past week.

The Brandery welcomes it’s 2017 class to StartupCincy, Union Hall — The Brandery’s eighth class kicked off a summer in the accelerator with welcomes from the community that included local city councilmember P.G. Sittenfeld. Meet the class here.

Steve Case is coming to town (again) — Last and certainly not least, the creator of the Rise of the Rest movement and the founder of AOL is coming back to Cincinnati for his first visit in three years. RSVP for the fireside chat and prepare what you’d like to share with Steve Case here.

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