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THE BRANDERY

ACCELERATING STARTUPS BY BUILDING POWERFUL BRANDS

The Brandery is a nationally-ranked accelerator that leverages the expertise of the Cincinnati region, namely branding, marketing, and design. In addition to an elite mentor network, startups are paired with world-class creative agencies and have access to some of the biggest companies in the world, including Procter & Gamble and Kroger. The Brandery runs a12-week accelerator program for a group of 5-7 startups selected from a highly competitive application pool. Startups receive an equity investment, a year of free office space, and over $200k in additional benefits.

 

We believe that building your brand—and not just a product—is a way startups can be more resource-efficient and increase their probability of success.

The Brandery invests in high-growth startups within our vertical of Marketing Tech, Retail Tech, and Digitally Native Vertical Brands.The Brandery is a SILVER-tier accelerator in the U.S. as ranked by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project.

STARTUPS

The Brandery offers financing, mentorship, amazing partnership opportunities, and introductions to seed stage investors.

 COMMUNITY

Our experts lead a series of classes geared towards fueling Cincinnati’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

INVESTORS

 We turn great ideas into brands and then introduce them to those with the vision and means to help them grow.

GLOBAL ACCELERATOR NETWORK

We are a member of GAN, an invite-only community of the world’s most respected organizations that provide startups with the best resources to create and grow their businesses, wherever they are. Startups accepted into a GAN accelerator have access to a variety of exclusive perks including over $1M worth of free services, introductions to a network of investors, and access to soft landing spaces worldwide.

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