$160M more for 80 Acres Farms
80 Acres Farms has secured $160 million in a funding round led by General Atlantic and joined by Siemens Financial Services, Inc. The company intends to use the capital for continued expansion and product development. Read the interview we did with 80 Acres Farms just a couple of weeks ago.
Miami University scores tech recognition
According to a new report, Miami University ranks second in the nation for skilled technical talent. The school was rated No. 2 by skills-based assessment platform BrainFights Inc. Read the interview we did last year with Gregory Crawford, Miami University’s president.
Newly formed 2046 Commission
The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce has announced the inaugural members of its newly formed 2046 Commission. The commission was created to strengthen the foundation of Black-owned businesses and is made up of 15 regional leaders with backgrounds in economics, finance, purchasing and investing, as well as policymakers.
SoCap Accelerate taking new applications
SoCap Accelerate is opening applications for the third class in its program aimed at helping health care-related companies grow and scale. The accelerator is led by executive director Rico Grant, founder of CrownMob, a startup marketplace for Black haircare, and a longtime mentor of startups in the region.
Prosource Technologies earns honor
Prosource Technologies, the managed services division of business technology solutions provider Prosource, has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.