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O Oprah magazine: Honey Buns

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

Read more here.

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.

Read the full story here.

Cincinnatian wins Nissan social media innovation grant

A device that enables you to learn in your sleep and a low-cost system for improving health care in developing countries are steps closer to reality, thanks to Nissan. Today, Nissan announced that Andrew Saldana of Downey, Calif., Ryan Helsel of Durham, N.C., and Kyle Vath of Cincinnati are the winners of the "Nissan Innovation Garage" campaign, a social media movement designed to inspire and celebrate innovation and provide funding to launch new ideas. 

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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. 

Read the full story here.

Cincinnati and the Brandery featured

Innovation comes in many forms in Cincinnati, according to Nibletz, the voice of startups everywhere else.

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Strive Partnership integrates Brandery startup concept

One of the Brandery startup tech concepts known as "Ontract" has recently become part of Strive Partnership’s plan to personalize the education each student receives at Cincinnati, Covington or Newport public schools.

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How Dave Knox and the Brandery launched 25+ companies in 3 years

San Francisco, Boulder, New York City. These are the kinds of cities you expect to hear in a lineup of top cities with startup activity. But there’s something in the water in Cincinnati.

Read an interview with Brandery co-founder Dave Knox here.

MedCity News reports on Innov8 For Health accelerator class

A Cincinnati accelerator for health IT startups that models itself on groups like Rock Health, Blueprint Health and Healthbox has named its inaugural class of companies.

Read more here.

At Oyler, keeping an eye on students' eyes

Walk into Oyler School in Cincinnati and take a right, past the office and through a set of double doors, and you’ll find what basically looks like a LensCrafters.

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Louisville’s startup eco-system seriously needs an accelerator like Cincy’s The Brandery

Cincinnati is a mere hour and a half drive north of Louisville. But when it comes to the tech and startup environment, it feels like another world. Cincinnati has done a phenomenal job at growing and fostering a powerful startup community.

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Cincinnati stuns Virginia Tech with late touch-down

Cincinnati stuns Virginia Tech with late touch-down to win.

Read the story and watch the video here.

Leading the change at Oyler School

An inner-city Cincinnati Public School reopens as a national model for community building. American Public Media takes note.

Listen to the first part of the series here.

LPK's brand expansion for Knob Creek Rye gets noticed

The design for the original Knob Creek Bourbon was highly recognizable and considered legendary by the brand’s fan base, so design agency LPK’s work for the brand’s expansion, which includes Knob Creek Rye, was an exercise in restraint. 

Read the full story here.

Routing Djokovic, Federer Rolls On

Well over a decade into his career, Roger Federer has achieved the rare sort of successes that surpass even childhood dreams.

“When I was a kid, I wasn’t thinking of winning five Cincinnatis,” Federer said after his semifinal win Saturday over his Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka. “But then again, here I am in this great situation being able to do it — the first man ever.”

Read the full story here.


Winning A 5 Minute Pitch: How Candace Klein Won $1.7M in 25 Competitions (And Why She and SoMoLend A

“Tell me something unique or quirky about you. Something nobody knows.” Candace Klein, the founder of Bad Girl Ventures andSoMoLend, an online lending platform, was still in high energy last night after presenting her live pitch strategies to several hundred entrepreneurs in Salt Lake. The small dinner group was the denouement of an intense evening. She’d flown in earlier in the day to give her presentation at the University of Utah for Grow America and the local Entrepreneur Circle Meetup. Response was so overwhelming, Grow America EVP Richard Swart had moved the event to a bigger facility. Twice.

Read the full story here.
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