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.
Roadtrippers has become one of the first Cincinnati startups to release an app for the Apple Watch, supplementing its mobile and web roadtrip planning tools.
Eleven-year-old Matthew Meyer invented Grip Wizard two years ago while struggling with his handwriting. He and his mother have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund manufacturing and distribution, with a May 27 deadline looming.
OTR-based startup Lisnr was recently featured on CNBC's "Squawk Box" show as #12 on its "Disruptor 50" list of innovative companies revolutionizing the business landscape.
The Kentucky Innovation Network is accepting applications through May 17 for this year's Northern Kentucky Business Pitch Competition, which is focused on entry-level entrepreneurs.
The Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce continues its community- and business-building efforts with three upcoming programs, including the ninth annual OTR 5K on Saturday, May 16, followed by a Summer Celebration at Washington Park.
Kilgour Elementary and Hyde Park School students learn how to apply STEM-related coursework to real world problems by creating apps, which are now available to buy; a portion of all sales return to the schools.
Local company Outlier Technologies introduced its unique TREWGrip mobile keyboard to the healthcare industry last month at the annual HIMSS conference in Chicago.
An app developed by students at NKU's Center for Applied Informatics that alerts 911 services to emergencies has been credited with saving a life recently in California.
Cincinnati's only manufacturing business accelerator, First Batch, is seeking applications for its next class through May 11. First Batch will accept six candidates, with each receiving up to $8,000 in financial support as well as business development services that include strategic planning, branding and marketing.
Students in Xavier University's Human Centered Making class fitted a three-legged dog for a prosthetic limb on April 29 using the school's new 3D printing technology.
ArtWorks is now accepting applications for its second annual Big Pitch competition, a 10-week mentorship program for creative and artisanal businesses that will award $20,000 in grants to two winners.
Covington startup uses scannable exam table paper and mobile app to ease the boredom of waiting at the doctor's office.
People's Liberty has announced its first round of Project Grants, awarding $10,000 to eight local individuals with innovative ideas to positively impact their communities and disrupt the status quo.