CID on track 

The Cincinnati Innovation District (CID) said it’s on track to reach its goals of ultimately creating 20,000 new jobs and $3 billion in annual economic impact to the region, while accelerating STEM graduates by 15,000 students and research by $2 billion.

Kroger partners with 80 Acres Farm

80 Acres Farms, one of Cincy’s fastest growing startups, has expanded its partnership with Kroger in a deal that would increase access to fresh products to more communities across the Midwest.

GE Aviation volunteers

Two engineers from GE Aviation are volunteering as mentors and tutors at Lincoln Heights Elementary. The goal is to share their passion for science and to be role models for students in the historic Black community.

Empowering Black entrepreneurs

Queen City Angels and Black Achievers, Inc. are collaborating on the goal of connecting, educating and economically empowering Black entrepreneurs about the roles angel investing and venture capital play in fueling the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Why Ohio is so attractive

An article by Fast Company outlines the reasons that Ohio has been luring businesses from other states, setting it up to be fertile ground for an economic boom.

Cincinnati Children’s and biotech

With $5 million from Ohio Third Frontier, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital will add to its Tomorrow Fund. The fund will aid Cincinnati Children’s biotechnology efforts.

Tech-enabled patient engagement

PatientPoint®, located on E Galbraith Rd., has announced that it has combined with Outcome Health to create PatientPoint Health Technologies™—a new platform company that offers tech-enabled patient engagement solutions. The combined entity will be majority owned by a group of investors including funds managed by L Catterton and Littlejohn & Co., LLC.