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Creative App Project and Future Leaders of OTR partner to create app and community

The new "Treasures of OTR" Android app that leads users on a scavenger hunt to find community landmarks was created by 12 teenagers from Future Leaders of Over-the-Rhine working with the Creative App Project.

Learning to treat nonprofits as more than charity cases

Author Dan Pallotta and local nonprofit leader Tom Callinan are trying to change public perceptions of nonprofit organizations in order to improve their effectiveness and "change the world."

Skube founder benefits from local entrepreneurial programs, gives back to other startups

For local entrepreneur Monica Kohler, a simple idea for versatile casual clothing has grown into a thriving business thanks in part to Cincinnati’s startup ecosystem and range of support programs.

People's Liberty hosts Globe Grant info session, accepting applications for 2017

People's Liberty opened Julia Fischer's Play Library last week in its Globe Gallery storefront across from Findlay Market and is already accepting Globe Grant applications to activate the space in 2017.

SE Cincy launches Elevator program to accelerate social enterprises

A recent move to StartupCincy hub Union Hall and exposure to its accelerator and incubator programs has inspired Flywheel and SE Cincy to start a similar resource and support program for social enterprises dubbed Elevator.

Bad Girl Ventures graduates first "Launch" class of women entrepreneurs

Bad Girl Ventures will hold a graduation event for its first "Launch" class June 15 at New Riff Distilling in Bellevue, showcasing women entrepreneurs who are ready to take their businesses to the next level.

TEDx Cincinnati Main Stage event aims to open minds and share ideas

The seventh annual TEDx Cincinnati Main Stage event June 16 is focused on conversation and idea sharing, from its signature short talks to an Innovation Alley happy hour.

Arts Atlas data tool to help local arts organizations target programming to underserved communities

ArtsWave partners with national data gathering organization to develop a first-in-the-nation online tool to integrate data on arts organizations and their programming with community demographic details.

Per Scholas software testing class shows promise thanks to unique partnership

Per Scholas, Ingage Partners and Thrive Urban Impact Sourcing partnered to create an intensive course in quality assurance software testing for Cincinnatians unemployed or below the poverty line as well as job opportunities.

GCVA launches new kind of awards program for startups at TEDx Cincinnati

Always looking for new ways to support area entrepreneurs, the Greater Cincinnati Venture Association is launching “GCVA Recognizes” to honor young people and fresh ideas at TEDx Cincinnati June 16.

Inventor's Council awards prizes to members trying to bring their inventions to life

The Inventor’s Council of Cincinnati recently hosted its First Filament Awards, a competition for members to be judged by experts and to receive cash prizes to fund development costs of their inventions.

Startup Weekend focuses on social entrepreneurship via United Way partnership

Startup Weekend Cincinnati returns May 20-22 with a special Social Edition focusing on social entrepreneurship in partnership with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

UC School of IT awarded exclusive national designation for cybersecurity program

UC program is one of just nine U.S. universities so far to be designated a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, opening it to special funding and grants in the future.

New wave of Cincinnati entrepreneurs introduced at three events last week

The depth and diversity of Cincinnati's startup community were on display last week, when Mortar, Ocean and People's Liberty showcased the innovators they support at three very different events.

First Batch seeks next batch of manufacturing entrepreneurs for accelerator class

First Batch is recruiting the fourth class of entrepreneurs for its 20-week manufacturing-focused mentorship and acceleration program, extending its application deadline to May 6.
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