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Artificial Intelligence Beats Air Force Colonel in Air Combat Simulator

By | Jun 30, 2016 at 11:45 am

Everyone loves Top Gun. The high-flying action, the witty banter, and the shirtless volleyball montages are enough to make the hair on your arms stand on end. And while (spoiler alert!) Goose’s death is one of the saddest things that some of us have ever experienced,…

Startups & Apps


How This Cincinnati Startup Landed a Partnership with Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

By | Jun 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm

While its official premiere isn’t until this Friday, June 19th, Pixar’s Inside Out has already garnered several great reviews. Really not a surprise when you consider director and screenwriter Pete Docter’s previous successes with previous Pixar films Monsters, …



Everything But The House’s Recent Funding is a Testament to the Rise of Cincinnati’s Tech Scene

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Just last month, the Cincinnati, OH-based startup Everything But The House announced that it had raised $13 million in Series A funding from Spark Capital and Greycroft Partners. It was a significant achievement for the company, which was founded in 2006 but had only…



CompleteSet Provides a Central Marketplace Platform for Collectors

By | Dec 9, 2014 at 4:30 pm

To some extent, I think that some of us do some form of collecting – whether that’s something as traditional as stamps to everyday consumer goods like shoes. When I was younger, I used to collect anything and everything – from stamps and coins,…



Tixers Raises $250,000 in Funding, Continues to Disrupt Ticket Marketplace

By | Aug 4, 2014 at 10:36 am

Tixers, a “ticket trading marketplace,” recently announced that it raised a seed round of $250,000. Jay Clouse, Tixers COO and a young entrepreneur to watch, explained that the funding will allow the company to continue to grow and expand. “The funding will be used in…



Steve Case: “A decade from now, all venture firms will have regional strategies”

By | Jun 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm

America Online co-founder and CEO of Revolution Steve Case was recently interviewed by Bloomberg, where he gave an update on his “Rise of the Rest” tour. The tour started in Detroit, continued to Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Nashville where he met local …

Gear & Gadgets


How the TREWGrip Backwards Keyboard Turned an Unsuccessful Kickstarter Campaign Into Success at CES

By | Jan 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm

At first glance, it’s really difficult to see how the TREWGrip backwards keyboard could actually prove useful or even functional for any normal human being. But I guess that’s the point, isn’t it? Something that may not look functional may actually prove …



David Knox: What It’s Going to Take to Put Cincinnati’s Startup Scene on the Map [VIDEO]

By | Jan 22, 2014 at 9:00 am

Sure, the Cincinnati startup scene has seen some major developments in recent years, but it’s still waiting for its big break – that moment that will let the rest of the world know about the sweet things going down in Cincy. For David Knox, Cincinnati faces…



Got Tickets? is Creating a New Market for Unused Tickets

By | Nov 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Ever have a ticket to an event that you found out you would not be able to attend? Whether it’s a sports game or concert, you basically have two options – give your ticket away or try to sell it. Either way you stand to…



Touritz is Making Walking Tours Sexy and Cool

By | Oct 28, 2013 at 12:35 pm

Imagine walking through the streets of Manhattan, being guided by the voice of Keith Richards, and all the while being shown pictures he’s taken of his favorite haunts or hearing his stories about key moments in The Rolling Stones’ history.  This cannot happen …

Co-working Spaces


Cintrifuse: A Cincinnati-Based Organization with a New Model for Building a Startup Community

By | Aug 18, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Recently, Cintrifuse, the Cincinnati-based, startup-focused, nonprofit organization, held a discussion with members from the local startup community. The meeting’s purpose was for Cintrifuse to hear directly how it can help on the local front. Instead, the discussion became …

Breaking News


The State of Ohio Takes on Crowdfunding and SoMoLend

By | Aug 16, 2013 at 11:14 am

The State of Ohio has taken the first step in taking down a pioneering crowdfunding site but could also be critically wounding the State’s growing entrepreneurial clout. In balancing the interests of both startups and investors, Ohio is making it clear that investor …



14-Year-Old Student Launches mPlanner to Help Students Stay Organized

By | Aug 9, 2013 at 12:46 pm

When Emerson Walker, a 14-year-old Cincinnatian forgot his day planner one day, he looked at his iPad and wondered why there was no solution. While most kids would have stopped there, Emerson began building mPlanner, a mobile planner that works on smartphones and tablets. It…


CitiLogics Connects Data to Water

By | Aug 8, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Aging water infrastructure is one of our nation’s top priorities, according to the EPA.  With over 800,000 miles of piping and infrastructure leaking over 7 billion gallons of treated water daily, this priority creates an enormous opportunity for any company able to …