Cincinnati's only manufacturing accelerator program has selected its 2015 class of companies, and they’re already hard at work: AVA, yoga equipment; Beluga Razor, high-end straight-blade razors; Mortal Skis, skis and related products designed for Midwest slopes; and Paper Acorn, folded paper objects.
Mark Mussman is making the tools for creating Android apps accessible to as many people as possible through the Creative App Project, which will teach a dozen non-techies how to design, build and market Android apps over six weeks this summer.
Casamatic, hoping to be fully functional by August, will open up possibilities for home buyers by customizing sales listings based on what's important to the user.
Even before speakers for the sixth annual TEDxCincinnati were announced, the July 9 event has sold out. That got organizers to consider adding seats and to think about a full-day TEDx in 2016.
Colleen Sullivan and Maija Zummo, with the help of a People's Liberty Project Grant, will launch Made in Cincinnati this fall as an e-commerce site connecting consumers to local products and the makers' stories.
People’s Liberty Project Grant winners John Blatchford and Alyssa McClanahan hope to become a voice for excellent craftsmanship in remodeling work via a print magazine and website, Kunst: Built Art. They were inspired by their own experience renovating a historic building in Over-the-Rhine.
NeuroSwitch can give voices back to people struggling with ALS, locked-in-syndrome and paralysis by connecting the body's electrical signals to a computer.
ArtWorks has lots of exciting projects planned for this summer's mural program, including a high-profile restoration and several new entries in its Cincinnati Legends series that will take ArtWorks past the 100 mural mark.
The Brandery's new housing development has opened, offering living space to past and present startup class members. The organization also set an August ribbon-cutting date for its new shared office space with Cintrifuse and CincyTech.
Blue Ash-based private equity group Vora Ventures held its first Demo Day May 28 to showcase six of its companies at various stages of growth and maturity as well as to connect with and contribute to the local tech startup ecosystem.
Xavier students, faculty and alumni got hands-on experience using the college's new state-of-the-art MakerBot 3D printing facility through the University of the Future Design Challenge.
ArtWorks' second annual Big Pitch competition features eight local companies focused on turning their creative ventures into successful businesses.
Cincinnati startup Sqrl has rebranded as Incline and plans to release new accounting technology suited for small businesses.
Cincinnati's startup community focuses on female entrepreneurs with Startup Weekend Women’s Edition May 29-31, a 54-hour marathon event bringing together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and experts to develop and pitch a startup idea.
Nearly halfway through his year-long People's Liberty Haile Fellowship, Brad Cooper's Start Small project is gaining momentum. He presented a public update last week on efforts to build two 250-square-ft. single family homes on an otherwise unbuildable lot in Over-the-Rhine.