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Join Cincy’s
startup economy.

StartupCincy is a community of BigCos, MidCos, educators, investors, creatives, coders, and startup enthusiasts. Collectively, we’re the team working to drive Cincinnati’s startups toward a brighter future.

StartupCincy Resources

Cincinnati is the perfect place for startups. Welcome to the TEAM!

For Dreamers and Doers, StartupCincy encompasses the city’s entire startup ecosystem; from main street businesses to high growth companies, accelerator programs to venture capitalists.

Connect with Startups

Work with growing businesses from the ground up, with unparalleled access to leaders and founders as they shape their company’s future.

Network & Exchange Idea

Connect with an active community of stakeholders, strategic partners, and driven entrepreneurs pursuing exciting new ideas.

Embrace Innovation

Whether its revolutionary design, better building practices, or smarter processes, startups are the perfect home for bold new ways of thinking.

Get In Where You Fit In!

Find the right companies, identify the right contacts, and connect with decision-makers and industry thought-leaders — all without leaving the 513.


Our 12+ Accelerators help startups define and build their initial products or services, identify promising customer segments, and help secure resources. They are fixed-term, cohort-based programs that include mentorship and educational components, all culminating in a pitch event or demo day.
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Coworking & Office Space

Coworking spaces give growing companies access to shared facilities, services, and tools without the cost of maintaining a full office. Startups from different backgrounds can come together in spaces like Union Hall (in OTR) to explore new ideas, network, and collaborate.
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College & University Programs

Our four strategic University partners are hubs of talent, knowledge, and expertise. They can connect entrepreneurs and innovators with a wide array of subject matter expertise, provide data, and share the power of their extensive alumni networks.
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Investment Funds & Angel Groups

StartupCincy has a growing list of venture capitalists in Cincinnati that have invested in companies headquartered across the city. Funding types range from Grants to Series A, Private Equity to Venture.
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Economic Growth / Civic Partners

Cintrifuse partners directly with local and state entities in workforce delivery and economic development in the region (which plays a pivotal role in policy and incentives to support startups’ growth and settlement.)
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Openings in Cincinnati

Explore job openings & work with a startup

Let’s find you that talent.

Work for a company where everyone loves what they do. Cincinnati’s startup ecosystem is booming with opportunities. So, if you’re looking for a sign, this is it!

Consumer Products
Data Analytics
Marketing Tech
Mobile Apps

For Employers

Find New Employees: Go where the talent is.

Partner with Cintrifuse and reach hard-to-hire professionals you won’t find anywhere else.

Donna Zaring

Director of External Relations
and Development

Get in touch

Got a question or just want to chat? Reach out, and we’ll be happy to help in any way we can. We look forward to hearing from you!