This University Is Taking A Novel Approach To Launching Startups In Ohio

The University of Cincinnati made an announcement this week that could help get more campus-bred, early-stage startups off the ground, and officials said it’s a first-of-its-kind partnership in the Midwest.

The school is opening up its Venture Lab, a pre-accelerator and accelerator program founded in 2018, to students and staff from four other local nearby colleges. Startups formed at four institutions – Wright State University, Xavier University, the University of Dayton and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College – are now eligible for placement in the Lab’s seven-week pre-accelerator, which connects founders with talent and entrepreneurs-in-residence, speeding up the process of getting ideas to market.

Click here to read the complete article, and see related stories at WDTN and the Dayton Daily News.

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Written by Liz Engel.

Originally published February 1, 2020.

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