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Explore our wide range of events that provide insights into future trends, specialist advice, motivation, and networking all year long.

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Upcoming events

We're all about community. Check out our upcoming events and register to get involved with our diverse programming. We can't wait to see you there!

Featured Event
October 23-26, 2023

StartupCincy Week 2023

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Planning for StartupCincy Week has begun! Make sure to sign up for our newsletter to be notified of updates as they come. We can’t wait to see the innovation and collaboration from our ecosystem this fall.

Ecosystem events

We have an active ecosystem hosting events all over the Greater Cincinnati region. Check out some of their events below!

March 24–2, 2023

Aviatra Explore Bootcamp: Covington, KY

Beginner & future women entrepreneurs: join our 2-day workshop to validate your business idea & learn to set up your business for success.

March 30, 2023

Ask .. HR | Blue North

Blue North is continuing their Ask a.. Series with Ask a.. HR with Allyson Cook on March 30th 8:45 am! This is a resource for small business owners to get all of their questions answered that they have about their business and their Human Resource Practices! Allyson Cook is the President & CEO of Erigo Employer Solutions making her the perfect expert to advise on all things Human Resources! Come prepared with questions you want to ask!

April 4, 2023

Connecting the Coasts to the Heartland

Comeback VC is hosting a Pitch Competition with Steve Case, and they need Founders who are ready to pitch!

April 11, 2023

Silicon Heartland On The Go: Cincinnati

Silicon Heartland On The Go is coming to Cincinnati in partnership with Cintrifuse. Join us at Union Hall for a book panel that shines on the vibrant innovation scene in the Midwest.

April 13–14, 2023

Launch Blue, Investment Lab 2023

From Launch Blue in Lexington, KY: We are hosting an Investment Lab for fundraising founders and new angel investors. Taking place April 13-14, the event is hosted by Capital Factory Chairman Gordon Daugherty. Events are free and space is limited, but we’d love to have some folks from the Cincinnati ecosystem attend!

April 18, 2023

Elevate Equity Demo Day

Flywheel Demo Day is April 18th celebrating the successful completion of the Elevate Equity accelerator cohort. Guests will be inspired by the pitches from our four social enterprises address systemic race and gender bias in our community and beyond. Our Keynote speak is Cincinnati Vice Mayor Jan Michelle Kearney. Networking starts at 4:30 at MadTree Brewing in Oakley. The event is free but you must register in advance!

April 21–28, 2023

Rethink Recycling Hack-a-thon

Cintrifuse and the City of Cincinnati are partnering for the 2023 Rethink Recycling Hack-a-thon—bringing together our community, startup ecosystem, corporate partners, and civic leaders to create innovative solutions for the recycling problems in Cincinnati. The Hack-a-thon will Kick-off on April 21st, and will end on April 28th with Pitch Presentations. Deadline to apply is April 14th!

April 27-29, 2023

Endeavor’s Food Industry Tour

Join the global Endeavor network for a Food Industry Tour in Indianapolis, Indiana. Endeavor Entrepreneurs, Board Members, and Investors from around the world will spend two days in Indianapolis hearing from successful founders and business leaders across the food and agriculture space. Learn from the best in a curated, intimate industry tour in one of the world’s leading food and agriculture regions.

May 5, 2023


Every woman deserves to be seen, heard, and loved. That is the foundational belief of the Power to Pursue Summit, an annual event where women gather to eliminate barriers and embrace the power of their authentic selves. 

May 12, 2023

Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit

Join us as we imagine visionary and inspiring possibilities that inform, empower, and motivate our actions to create a more vibrant, equitable, and thriving region.

June 13–14, 2023

QCA's Entrepreneur Boot Camp

More than 100 entrepreneurs, angel investors, mentors, and business experts from across the region will assemble in Cincinnati to help you get your startup “started” and refresh your thinking about your business at the 23rd Annual Entrepreneur Boot Camp. This intensive two-day workshop was created for early stage growth companies and future entrepreneurs. We have now successfully trained 734 entrepreneurs through the Boot Camp. Topic areas will include, intellectual property, innovation, growth hacking, contracts, building your teams, social media, financials, and how to pitch angel investors. In addition to a full agenda of educational sessions and panel discussions, entrepreneurs and founders will have meet with local angel investors, mentors, and business experts for advice and counsel.

June 29, 2023

Alloy Development 40th Anniversary Summer Soiree

Alloy Growth Lab is presenting the second annual Summer Soiree June 29th from 4pm – 8pm at 1775 Mentor Ave (FREE parking at location). SAVE THE DATE!

StartupCincy Week

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Take a deep dive into all things StartupCincy Week. Gain a deeper understanding of what the event is all about, and re-experience last year’s impactful programming!

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