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We are driving the new startup economy in greater Cincinnati.

Starting and running a business is tough. Whether you’ve just begun or are getting ready to scale, we’re here to help. Let’s hustle, Cincy.

Our Mission

StartupCincy is dedicated to serving startups through diverse programming, invaluable connections, and vetted resources to build a robust startup economy for our entire region.

We’re dedicated to serving startups through diverse programming and connections.

What you need, when you need it

Connect with startup resources

At every stage, we’re here to point you in the right direction. We have curated resources designed to provide assistance and insight to startups and entrepreneurs, wherever you are in your journey.

RESOURCE COMPASS

Find the right companies through our Resource Compass.

Picture this: you could spend hours researching and cold-emailing all the different companies in Cincinnati that exist to help you through your startup journey…or, you could take a look at our list of pre-vetted resources. Save time researching and spend more pitching your idea! We’ve got your back.

KNOWLEDGE HUB

Get access to best-in-class content to give you a leg up through our Knowledge Hub.

Dive into our pool of subject matter expertise on topics ranging from influencer marketing to creating a budget, and everything in between! You’ll hear from thought leaders right here in our ecosystem, that know the unique challenges our region’s startups are facing, and tips and tricks to help you overcome them. 

building a thriving community through connection

As you grow, so do we. Check out how much success we’ve had together so far—and we’re just getting started.

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THE PEOPLE OF STARTUPCINCY​

StartupCincy is powered by movers & makers, foodies & techies, the founders & the found, just like you. Get to know the individuals that make StartupCincy one of the most unique and collaborative startup ecosystems in the Midwest, and a top innovation center in the nation. And while you’re at it, simply answer a few questions to share your story with our ecosystem!

A special thank you to the following Cintrifuse board members and founding sponsors of the Startup Advocate program for bringing this library to life: Bonnie Gleaves, Vice President, Research and Development, P&G, John Gavigan, President and CEO, First Financial Bank, David Cannady, Chief Strategy Officer, Bon Secours Mercy Health, and Ryan Kean, Chief Information Officer, Total Quality Logistics.

Interested in becoming a Startup Advocate? Contact us for more details.

StartupCincy Success stories

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Community Collabs & Programming

Access the best hustle advice, motivation, information, and connections year-round. Get to know more about upcoming events and how to get involved.  |  All Events 
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StartupCincy Week

Immerse in specialized startup programming and walk away revitalized with the potential of our bustling region.

  • Panelists, speakers, and keynotes
  • Happy Hours and Networking Opportunities
  • Cintrifuse Annual Meeting
  • FinTech Frontier Pitch Competition 
  • Startup Job Fair

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