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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.

GCF grant helps Hamilton Mill hire industrialist-in-residence and expand student support

Just north of Cincinnati, Hamilton Mill offers a distinctive experience within the local startup ecosystem, focusing on technology that helps Southwest Ohio manufacturers have small and lean shops.

Curb'd now taking applications for Covington parklet designs

Artists and designers interested in joining the Curb'd parklets project in Covington must attend a mandatory information workshop Nov. 16 or 18, then submit applications by Dec. 2.

People's Liberty announces second round of Project Grant winners

People's Liberty moves its experiment with a new model of philanthropy into a second full year of grantmaking, announcing its second round of $10,000 Project Grant winners on Oct. 16.

LawnLife founder pays forward the values of hard work and a well-kept yard

Tim Arnold has given real work experience to nearly 600 at-risk youth over the past seven years through his LawnLife nonprofit and was recently honored as one of the 10 "brightest social innovators" in the U.S. and Canada by Philanthropitch International.

Mortar accelerator teaching its second class, planning expansion

The second startup class to go through Mortar's nine-week course of classes and mentorship is learning and growing. The same can be said for Mortar's founders.

Xavier announces winners of first-ever University of the Future Design Challenge

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.

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.

Noble Denim looks to Kickstarter campaign to help launch second clothing line

Over-the-Rhine-based Noble Denim plans to launch a new clothing line, Victor Athletics, if a Kickstarter campaign succeeds by its April 15 deadline. The second line will feature vintage-style athletic wear made from organic materials and manufactured in Tennessee.

2015 Green Home Tour kicks off this Saturday

This Saturday marks the first stop on a city-wide tour of LEED certified and otherwise energy efficient residences and communities in the area.

Electric cars welcome at new dunnhumby garage

The new dunnhumby garage at Fifth and Race includes six charging stations for electric cars, the first of what could be a wave of free public charging options in the downtown area.

One-room schoolhouse at NKU to be transformed into modern learning space

An 1850s schoolhouse, long neglected on NKU's grounds, will be renovated in the coming months to become a wifi-equipped, fully functional, cross-disciplinary classroom space.

Cincinnati startup Lagoon aims to change how we view water usage

A good idea can come at any time, as long as you’re ready to listen to it. There may be no group in town that knows this better than the founders of Lagoon, the Cincinnati startup that seeks to help homeowners understand and reduce their water usage.

GoSun ships first solar cookers, launches online community

GoSun, the Cincinnati startup that developed a portable, high-efficiency and fuel-free solar cooker of the same name, has just begun shipping their first line of products around the world. 

Biztech incubator rebrands and shifts focus

Biztech will be known as The Hamilton Mill with the goal to serve as a resource for the entrepreneurial community, particularly in the areas of advanced manufacturing, clean technology (renewable energy, natural gas, water) and digital technology.
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