“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building on the new.” — Socrates
- COVID-19 tech
- New private equity firm raises $27 million
- NKU grad will pitch at premier startup event
- Smart food packaging
- Women in leadership
- Event: Opportunities in the Midwest
- On Our Radar
- Around the Region
March 15, 2021
Cincy’s Bayzi Corporation has developed and is manufacturing antimicrobial steam devices that will very quickly eliminate microbes and bugs and also provide a quick way to clean dust and grease. The technology can also be used to fight the spread of viruses like SARS-CoV-2.
Private equity firm raises $27M
A new private equity firm called Claymore Capital Partners has raised $27 million (from 24 investors) in the first two weeks of fundraising. Claymore is looking to raise $100 million to $150 million.
NKU grad to compete for $1.5 million in funding and resources
An NKU graduate student is heading to one of the most prominent business pitch competitions around the world—the Rice Business Plan Competition hosted by Rice University. Isaiah Kelly earned a bid to the competition, where 54 student-led startups compete for $1.5 million in funding and resources. He is the first student in NKU’s history to qualify for the event.
Don't miss out on Midwest opportunities
Co-hosted by InvestMidwest and MGCS, the Midwest Venture Showcase will not only highlight high-growth Midwestern companies, but also include panels like “Why Invest in the Midwest,” “Diversity & Inclusion in Investing,” and “Midwest Unicorns Are Real” as well as informative topics like “Venture Debt 101.”
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