A delegation of civic leaders from Greater Cincinnati is set to tour a cooperative business association in Spain from April 23-27 with the goal of helping our region benefit from a proven model for economic transformation.
Sean Parker named new leader at entrepreneur support group
Main Street Ventures, an entrepreneur support organization providing equity-free funding to startups across the Tri-State, named Sean Parker its new executive director.
Nonprofit awards $365K to startups
Main Street Ventures, a local nonprofit that provides equity-free funding to entrepreneurs and startups in eight counties within the Tri-State region, has awarded $365,838 in grant funding to nineteen local entrepreneurs during its first quarter grant cycle.
Nonprofits honor AmeriCorps members
Santa Maria Community Services joins many other nonprofit organizations across Greater Cincinnati in recognizing during AmeriCorps Week March 12-18 the commitment of individuals who have chosen to serve their country through the AmeriCorps program.
Accelerator expanding programming
Aviatra Accelerators, a Cincinnati nonprofit accelerator dedicated to empowering women and small businesses, with education, resources and connections, has created SOAR, a new program of workshop-style events for women with an entrepreneurial interest.
Funder makes $200K in contributions
Main Street Venture said nine companies have received funding for their projects through its most recent round of grants, totaling $200,000.
UC, Caracole make drug impact
New research from the University of Cincinnati, in partnership with local nonprofit Caracole, shows a self-service vending machine filled with harm reduction supplies such as naloxone helped prevent overdoses and contributed to Hamilton County’s overdose deaths decreasing in 2021.
Newcomers, familiar names highlight startup notables
From the October magazine – FOCUS ON: Cincinnati Startup Community; Meet 11 leaders in Greater Cincinnati’s startup ecosystem.
Flywheel investing $90K in startups
Flywheel Social Enterprise Hub, a startup accelerator for early and mid-stage social-enterprise ventures, named five organizations – four led by minorities – to a cohort focused on products and services to help create a more sustainable community.
Five big winners at United Way
Five Black-led organizations have emerged as the big winners across United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s now three-year-old equity-focused giving program.