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UP Cincinnati's next Startup Weekend to focus on female entrepreneurs

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.

Start Small housing concept gaining big momentum

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 enhances its mobile experience with new Apple Watch app

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.

11-year-old entrepreneur on the "write" path with invention

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.

Lisnr named a top "disruptor" business by CNBC

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.

Northern Kentucky Business Pitch Competition focuses on early-stage startup ideas

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.

OTR Chamber sets the pace with 5K & Summer Celebration, two grant programs

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.

Cincinnati Public Schools students create apps to "gameify" STEM concepts

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.

Grippable keyboard "stands up" for healthcare industry at HIMSS15

Local company Outlier Technologies introduced its unique TREWGrip mobile keyboard to the healthcare industry last month at the annual HIMSS conference in Chicago.

PulsePoint app exposes NKU students to real life-and-death outcomes

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.

Manufacturing accelerator First Batch accepting applications for next class through May 11

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.

Xavier students use 3D technology to help three-legged service dog

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.

Calling all creatives: ArtWorks Big Pitch applications are due May 11

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.

UpTech Class of 2015: Dr. Scribbles brings entertainment to the exam table

Covington startup uses scannable exam table paper and mobile app to ease the boredom of waiting at the doctor's office. 

People's Liberty announces first 8 Project Grants, final grant program to launch

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.
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