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My Soapbox: Chris Bergman, Choremonster

OTR-based startup Choremonster is riding a huge wave of momentum following a four-month stint in the Disney Accelerator. We recently caught up with CEO Chris Bergman.

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Four Cincinnati startups that could change the world

These four Cincinnati startups are making moves to improve both the local economy and quality of life. If they succeed, humanity will be all the better.

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Man on fire: Xavier innovation center head taps into region's creative mindset

After a 20-year career of connecting with creatives at organizations such as The Walt Disney Company, Shawn Nason is finding his motto of "Innovation isn't work, it's a lifestyle" seamlessly carrying over into academia.

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Group celebrates 50 years of saving buildings and improving neighborhoods

In a culture obsessed with the newest, biggest and brightest things, some of our most valuable assets can be neglected to the point where their very presence becomes a blight to the community. The Cincinnati Preservation Association is our city’s local preservation hero, stepping in to speak for historic buildings, artwork, cultural sites and infrastructure that would otherwise be on the slate for demolition.

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My Soapbox: James Fisher, Roadtrippers

Learn how — and why — Roadtrippers got its start in Cincinnati and what’s on the horizon for the Over-the-Rhine-based startup that helps travelers find off-the-beaten path gems.  

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My Soapbox: Joe Sprengard, General Nano

As General Nano prepares to graduate from the HCDC Business Center, we sat down with CEO Joe Sprengard to find out how the company got its start and what's on the horizon for this company making big business out of a small product.

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How local is your beer? Craft brewers increasingly employ seasonal, regionally grown ingredients

Despite our love of local brews, many of the ingredients in our favorite beers are not sourced locally. Yet that's changing as brewers tap into the local farming movement in their communities to add more fresh ingredients.

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Our Harvest: Growing a new type of food business

Cincinnati’s Our Harvest Cooperative, the first union worker-owned food cooperative in the U.S., is focused on sustaining not only the environment, but also living-wage jobs for farmers.  

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Co-working options grow thanks to Cincinnati's expanding pool of independent professionals

Co-working has had a foothold in Cincinnati for many years, and the options for workers looking for collaborative office space have continued to grow. Here are 6 co-working shops for independent workers who still want to drink from the proverbial water cooler.

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Rethinking Philanthropy: People's Liberty invests in people, place

A new philanthropic lab is granting money and resources directly to civic-minded individuals who have innovative ideas to help accelerate the positive transformation of Greater Cincinnati.

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UC's DAAP Students and DCI team up to re-envision Downtown Cincinnati

After many semesters of international travel, more than 60 students from UC's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning recently re-envisioned downtown Cincinnati in an end-of-the-semester project.  

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UC Develops New Breed of Drones

Advancements in drone technology being made by University of Cincinnati professors and students show promise in preventing disasters and saving lives around the world.

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Nonprofit groups offer prescription for boosting community health

Cincinnati suffers from a wide disparity in health outcomes, and poverty and race are among the biggest culprits. Yet a network of local organizations is combating the health challenges facing our city.
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