“It’s a good thing I stayed in Cincinnati for four years—it took me that long to learn how to spell it.” – Rocky Bridges, former infielder for the Cincinnati Redlegs
May 17, 2021
TriHealth partners with Olive
Integrated health system TriHealth is partnering with Olive, a company developing healthcare innovation through AI. Olive has started in TriHealth's revenue cycle department by optimizing processes like claims status checks.
Fighting water pollution
Clean Earth Rovers develops tech to fight the plastic pollution crisis in oceans, highways, and water systems. Two days before Earth Day 2021, they conducted their first "water test" of their prototype autonomous vessel designed to pick up plastic from harbors (and collect massive amounts of data in the process).
Miami U to research mental health meds
Biotechnology company PsyBio Therapeutics Corp., which is developing psychoactive medications to treat mental health disorders, has awarded a $1.5 million grant to researchers at Miami University. The grant will further the efforts to show that compounds like those found in different varieties of hallucinogenic mushrooms – could reverse the course of disease..
Pivotal hire for ReadySetSurgical
ReadySet Surgical has hired Health Mills, former CFO of Updox, a Columbus telehealth company that was acquired in December by Denver’s EverCommerce. The hire was part of many as the company moves toward a “significant Series B” round later in the year.
Selection magazine recognizes Cincy
REDI Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Tri-ED were recognized by Site Selection magazine as being among the top economic development organizations in the country. Site Selection's methodology is based on data from global economic data sources.
RNA drugs and brain cancer
Researchers at UC have are exploring RNA-based drugs (which are among those being used in COVID-19 vaccines) to target brain cancer. The study was published in the journal Science Advances and could lead to new treatments.
Kable Academy expands
Tech training provider Kable Academy is expanding with a partnership with the Entrepreneur's Center in Dayton. The goal is to create resources needed to fuel innovation and drive revenue.
CO.STARTERS comes to Northern Kentucky
Blue North and Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) are celebrating National Small Business Week by announcing a new partnership to bring the next CO.STARTERS cohort to Kentucky in July. CO.STARTERS includes session about goal setting, marketing, accounting, team building and more.
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Don’t miss the chance to grow your startup!
The Community Foundation of Louisville’s Vogt Awards is looking for coachable founders of promising startups ready to take their business to the next level. This unique accelerator program provides entrepreneurs with $25,000 in grant funding, plus 10 weeks of education, coaching and mentorship to grow your startup. To cap it all off, you’ll present the progress of your startup to the Louisville business community at Vogt Demo Day in October. If selected, you’ll join the illustrious ranks of past winners RxLightning, Stuccco, BrainSTEM, Forecastr, Unitonomy, FreshFry, WeatherCheck and Inscope Medical, to name a few.
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