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The need for talent in 'fly-over' cities

Along the I-71 corridor from Mason—25 miles south to downtown Cincinnati—quality, early-stage companies are emerging at a fast clip. This momentum is creating a talent crunch for the region, and in turn, new career options for recent college graduates.

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FlightCar finds savvy way to save on airport parking fees

ABC's San Francisco affiliate catches up with, and shares the convenience of, Brandery grad FlightCar. 

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Louisville-born Impulcity nightlife app goes live on iTunes as a Cincy startup

Impulsity founders wanted to launch back in June of last year. But the entire project took a giant left turn that summer after Impulcity was accepted at The Brandery, the Cincinnati tech accelerator. Then, investors, including Ohio’s $50 million technology seed fund, started throwing money at the project.

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Enterprise Social Network Startup Batterii Closes $2.5M Seed, Led By CincyTech

Cincinnati-based enterprise social network startup Batterii, which describes itself as a co-creation software platform, has closed a $2.5 million seed round led by public-private seed stage investor CincyTech—which contributed $500,000 to the round. Other investors include Batterii CEO Kevin C. Cummins, Los Angeles-based investor Ken Salkin and undisclosed individuals.

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Cities' hearts beating strong in Ohio's three C's

After many years and a combined investment of about $10 billion, Ohio’s three largest cities—Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland—are enjoying downtown booms that have added residents, jobs, economic impact and vibrancy.

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Cincinnati Startup ChoreMonster Makes Chores Fun And They Even Made A Beastie For Us

ChoreMonster launched an update to their app a few days ago that includes a parents section, a redesign of the kids section, a new Monster Carnival and yes, even a new character named TeeCee exclusively for TechCrunch readers. 

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MSNBC takes time to grow with Visualingual

How much do you need and when do you need it? Those two questions are constantly on the minds of small business owners who are selling their products. Of course, getting customers to buy is just part of the process. Once the orders come in, you have to make sure you have the inventory you need to fill them. Visualingual is featured.

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O Oprah magazine: Honey Buns

This buttery schnecken. . . is like bacon and waffles times a thousand.

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Choremonster makes kids 'beg for chores'

Parents and children are forever locked in battles over household tasks. ChoreMonster publicly launched just in time for the New Year. It turns chores into an engaging game. The company also announced that it has raised a total of $1.125 million in seed funding.

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The Crowdfunding Crowd is Anxious

The outlines of a new industry are emerging as a few crowdfunding start-ups have found ways to raise money within current rules. They include companies like CircleUp and SoMoLend, which lends money to small, Main Street-type businesses that typically wouldn’t interest private investors.

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CrowdHall joins the #OpenGov movement with online town halls

With the election over, CrowdHall is joining the open government movement to make sure our voices get heard between voting time.

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Historic Cincinnati neighborhood gets new-school coffee spot

The largest intact urban historic district in the United States, Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine, now has a new-school coffee bar. Collective Espresso opened in the neighborhood last week, serving coffee and espresso drinks from monthly featured roasters.

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Can venture capital spark discontinuous innovation?

To further boost "discontinuous innovation," Procter & Gamble is leading the charge in forming Cintrifuse, a $100 million venture capital fund-of-funds in Cincinnati

The mantra of “discontinuous innovation,” as initiated by P & G CEO Bob McDonald, is based on the notion of technologies that create entirely new brand categories or new capabilities, rather than just improve an existing product. Creating new categories of revenue streams that are not just incremental, but rather disruptive, is the holy grail for large companies.

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CincyTech seals $3M grant

CincyTech, the Cincinnati-based seed-stage investor, sealed a $3 million grant from Ohio Third Frontier to help it create CincyTech Fund III LLC. 

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Cities where startups are thriving

It's not exactly the tech-savvy California coast, but Cincinnati is starting to make a name for itself in entrepreneurial circles. The city has made a major turnaround in recent years.

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