“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” — Henry Ford
April 12, 2021
NKU celebrated the opening of The Sandbox, which will be an innovation lab and home to eSports, a new varsity sports program for students to compete in live video game events like Madden NFL or Rocket League.
gBETA Cincy deadline this Friday
gBETA, a program of gener8tor, is a free, 7-week accelerator program for early-stage companies. The application deadline is April 16, 2021. For more details, click here.
The 2021 accelerator class at Cincy-based OCEAN Programs, the hybrid virtual/onsite accelerator program that incorporates workshops on launching and funding a business, is being backed by 11 Tribes.
Ultrasonic Boarding Solution
LISNR has launched its ultrasonic boarding solution with Shuttl, India’s largest office commute service provider. LISNR’s software enables “Person Present” authentication and verification for transactions across mobility and retail commerce experiences.
Help for preterm babies
The FDA has accepted Airway Therapeutics New Drug application for developing a preventive treatment for the respiratory disease BPD that occurs in very preterm babies.
Contactless payments for the Reds
The Cincinnati Reds have announced a multi-year partnership with global payment ecosystem Tappit, which will allow the Great American Ball Park to implement contactless mobile payments.
Attn: Female business owners
Applications are now open for the June 2 LAUNCH for female business owners who already operate a viable, well-vetted business with an established revenue stream and customer base. You can apply here.
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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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AROUND THE REGION
We hope you enjoy these headlines from the latest issue of Flyover Future, chronicling innovation throughout the Midwest. If you'd like to subscribe to Flyover Future, click here.
Tech to make the horse racing industry safer
Fueling the Future: $25M for the “Mighty Middle”, Northeast Ohio gets a boost, & MedTech
PUDDLE HOPS: Rubber from sunflowers; Steve Case and the Rust Belt
Flyover HealthTech: Supply chain tech, new diagnostic tools, and drone delivery
Pandemic Report: A lung-brain correlation, tech transfer & research, & the growth of telehealth
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