Queen City Angels
Queen City Angels is a group of experienced entrepreneurs, CEOs, and investors who are committed to helping the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Among their investors are numerous business leaders from the Greater Cincinnati area including many former CEOs and founders of successful companies. Committed to providing ongoing guidance to our portfolio companies, they assist with business development, strategic planning, capital raising, and management team building
They have operated for 16+ years, have worked with over 80 companies, and invested up to $45 million. QCA's main focus is to look for ideas that have potential to become a high-growth enterprises with annual revenue of $10 million or more in a reasonable timeframe. QCA also conducts an annual Entrepreneur Boot Camp, a program that has trained and educated nearly 550 entrepreneurs over the past 14 years. The program is open to founders and those that are thinking of a new business idea, existing small business owners that might need some guidance, startup teams, and founders interested in meeting local angel investors. The Boot Camp gives you an environment which is led by successful local entrepreneurs to help you learn business models, strategic use of intellectual property, brand marketing, and networking.
If you are a UC student entrepreneur, Queen City Angels invites you to submit your business proposal to their members. Queen City Angels provides a one-hour investment screening committee meeting with two to four QCA Angel Investors for free! Contact QCA to learn more. Apply for funding here, or learn more about Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.