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October Update- CEC Partner Spotlight: Cintrifuse

Monday, December 19, 2016 6:30 PM
Cintrifuse is featured as this month's CEC Partner Spotlight!

UC’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (CEC) works constantly to foster valuable networks between the University of Cincinnati (UC) and the business community in order to grow the region’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and connect entrepreneurs with the resources that they need to thrive. As is the case with each month, we want to highlight the works and successes of these valued partners through our Partner Spotlight Campaign. 

Throughout the month of October, we have been focused on Cintrifuse, an active network located in the heart of Over-The-Rhine Cincinnati, Ohio. Working alongside investors, established corporations and over 200 of the region’s high-potential startups, Cintrifuse acts as a global destination for entrepreneurial success while connecting innovative minds with the advice, talent, funding and community they need to reach their goals.

Cintrifuse is a valued partner of UC’s CEC! Cintrifuse hosted UC’s annual citywide networking event FUSE in 2016. It provides guest speakers to various UC classes, expert judges for student competitions such as IQ E-Pitch, and hosts entrepreneurship class and club visits at Union Hall at 1311 Vine St. Cincinnati. 

Cintrifuse is at the heart of StartupCincy, a Greater Cincinnati area community of educators, entrepreneurs, companies and startups that work to build a sustainable start-up ecosystem across the Midwest region. As part of their role as an active entrepreneurial network, Cintrifuse works to support innovators and creators of all types in achieving their professional goals. They offer innovative solutions to established corporations via their startup affiliates, advice and resources to young, budding entrepreneurs and even supply teams of all sizes and expertise levels with helpful co-working environments.

The month of October is quite eventful for Cintrifuse, as it plays key roles in numerous region-spanning networking events such as the UC Next Lives Here Innovation Summit, where Wendy Lea, Cintrifuse CEO, is providing a keynote address and moderating the Idea Pitch Competition. In addition to supporting this UC event, Cintrifuse has also brought the Techstars Accelerator FounderCon event to Cincinnati! FounderCon brings 800+ global startup founders together with industry leaders and peers to leverage experiences while they share best practices and connections from October 17th-19th.

Explore the main page of Cintrifuse for more information on their services and upcoming events. Be sure to also like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.

Visit the main page of the CEC to explore more partners and activities. You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Boluwatife Oriowo

CEC Reporter