We are dedicated to making the Greater Cincinnati Region the #1 startup hub in the Midwest—and that starts with you! This hub is a one-stop shop for all your resource, scheduling, and membership needs.
Capital & Customer Preparation
These services provide you with access to corporate networks, investor support, pitch deck reviews, and additional resources for success in the competitive business landscape.
Vendor Services & Expert Support
Access a range of valuable resources aimed at providing you with with the necessary tools and partnerships to thrive in your business endeavors.
Marketing & Talent Support
Gain access to interns, professional marketing services, valuable talent resources, and receive expert support to bolster your marketing efforts and drive business growth.
Introducing our latest offering!
The Cintrifuse Data Desk
The Cintrifuse Data Desk is a one-stop-shop for startups and ecosystem partners to access powerful analytics and research, ranging from industry deep dives to investor lists and competitive intel, powered by our Venture Services and Startup Services teams.
To request materials from the Cintrifuse Data Desk, please visit fill out the requested fields of the intake form or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Access individual company profile(s) from Pitchbook containing company overview, deal history, investor info, similar companies and more. This helps provide competitive intel on similar companies and can also inform startups on BigCos/VC investments.
Using Pitchbook’s similarity scoring, Cintrifuse can provide a list of similar companies, level of similarity, financing information, active investors, and more.
Glean macro insights from deep dive reporting from Pitchbook/CB analysts that focus on the market in general, a specific space/industry, or company.
Market Maps provide an at-a-glance visual of top startups in a particular space, lending quick insights into key players and potential whitespace..
Cintrifuse can provide ad-hoc reporting that may be of interest to startups as they become available, such as emerging trends to watch, disrupted industries, company growth strategies, and more.
To help with identifying prospective investors, Cintrifuse can research VCs/investors who have a stated investment thesis or participated in deals similar to a specific startup and/or industry.
The ESP matrix leverages data and analyst insight to identify and rank leading companies in a given technology landscape. CB Insight’s proprietary methodology integrates thousands of unique data points to determine a company’s eligibility and positioning relative to its peers.
For select industries, a trending view of deal count and capital invested in a particular space can be generated to help give startups an idea of investment trends, where overall funding is going, and how they can better position themselves in a given market.
Capital & Customer Preparation
Cintrifuse’s Capital & Customer Preparation services go beyond the surface, offering startup members a gateway to exclusive corporate networks, expert guidance and support from investors, meticulous pitch deck reviews, and a wealth of supplementary resources that collectively arm startups with the essential elements needed to thrive and succeed in today’s fiercely competitive business landscape.
Pitch deck review
Gain access to Cintrifuse’s custom pitch template and sample decks, as well as individual support along the way.
Ready to fundraise but not sure where to begin in creating a Data Room? Download our collection of folders that are cloud-backed, versioned, and indexed to enable investors to retrieve crucial company information quickly.
Request Pitchbook and CB Insights reports to gather data on competitors, build market maps, prepare target investor lists and more.
Corporate Customer Support
Pilots are an important step toward developing sales and credentialing as you approach potential funders. A demo can be a great opportunity to showcase your technology in a low-risk environment. Work with Cintrifuse’s Venture Services team to prepare for pitching to corporate buyers.
Prepare for a capital raise with support from the Cintrifuse team. Develop a target investor list, refine materials, and if appropriate, leverage warm introductions.
Vendor services & expert support
Cintrifuse’s Vendor Services & Expert Support opens the door to a diverse array of valuable resources meticulously curated to equip you with the essential tools, strategic partnerships, and expert support needed to not only survive but thrive in your business endeavors. Through these services, you will gain access to a robust vendor network, tap into professional services tailored to your specific needs, enjoy discounted offerings from renowned platforms like AWS and HubSpot, and leverage a wealth of expert guidance to propel your business forward.
Leverage thousands of dollars in credits and discounts for many of the most popular platforms used by startups including Carta, AWS, Hubspot, and many more.
Utilize FREE support from experts at EY one of the Big Four accounting firms and one of the largest professional services networks in the world. Get help with your financial modeling, business valuation, and more.
Free Support Fridays
Vendor & Subject Matter Expert Network
Tap into Cintrifuse’s expansive network to access vendors from Cincinnati’s top legal teams, designers, advisors, marketers and more.
- Point of contact: Jeff Erickson email@example.com
- Website: forecastr.co
- Discount: 25% OFF first-year Annual Subscription + Waived Implementation Fees. FREE white-glove onboarding where we work with you to build a world-class financial model for your company. Unlimited phone/video support for the first 30 days of your subscription. FREE email & live chat support thereafter or upgrade options to paid dedicated support plans. FREE access to Forecastr’s INVESTOR CONNECT platform of early-stage investors in the Forecastr network. CFO SERVICES We operate as an outsourced financial leadership team for dozens of startups. We’d love to be a resource for your companies in this way as needed! $2,500/month. A dedicated financial leader assigned to your company. Monthly updates to your financial model. Core financial review and analysis [forecast vs. actual, scenario modeling, etc.]. 60-min meeting to review and discuss financial health and analysis. Unlimited email communication with your financial leader. Ad-hoc meetings available upon request
- Point of contact: Bryan McCleary firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: bryanmccleary.com
- Discount: 10% off
Marketing & Talent Support
Cintrifuse’s Marketing & Talent Support bucket provides a comprehensive suite of resources designed to amplify your marketing initiatives and fuel business growth. With this offering, you’ll unlock the power of interns to infuse fresh ideas and energy into your team, tap into professional marketing services that bring expertise and strategic guidance, and gain access to a wealth of valuable talent resources through our job board. Additionally, you’ll receive expert support and guidance every step of the way, empowering you to optimize your marketing strategies, reach your target audience effectively, and accelerate the growth trajectory of your business.
Graphic Design and Marketing Strategy Support
Trade Show Equipment
Access commercial trade show equipment available for members at no cost. Equipment is available on a first come first serve basis.
By fostering connections and providing a safe space for founders to share experiences, challenges, and triumphs, Cintrifuse’s vibrant community serves as a pillar of strength, inspiration, and collaboration, helping startups navigate the ups and downs of entrepreneurship with a supportive network by their side.
Interested in coworking? Cintrifuse now offers 2 months of Union Hall coworking FREE with membership.
Connect with other Cintrifuse Members and gain insight to new updates from the Startup Services team.
StartupCincy is dedicated to serving startups through diverse programming, invaluable connections, and vetted resources to build a robust startup economy for our entire region.
FinTech Frontier is a future-focused partnership between Cincinnati-based, industry-leading financial services corporations and FinTech-focused entrepreneurs, powered by Cintrifuse — Cincinnati’s catalyst for startup innovation. It is designed to accelerate innovation that transforms every aspect of financial services — from consumer-facing experiences to back-office operations.