Startups & Entrepreneurs
The Cincinnati region has the resources you need to get started
Cincinnati is #1 in Ohio for startup activity, and we also boast more Fortune 500 companies per capita than anywhere in the country. Intentional collaboration between big companies and startups has proven to be beneficial: The startups get transformative guidance and connections from major national businesses, and those companies get a pipeline of fresh, innovative ideas.
For support and funding for your life science and digital company,
visit CincyTech. One of the most active seed funds in the Midwest, CincyTech provides advice and capital to entrepreneurs, helps research institutions commercialize technology through startups, and catalyzes investment from individuals and institutions into regional companies.
For existing and aspiring minority entrepreneurs,
the Cincinnati region has much to offer. Find resources to start and run your business by applying for the MORTAR Entrepreneurship Academy. The region is also home to Hillman, the first accelerator program in the Midwest providing support to underrepresented tech-driven startups.