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STARTUP ECOSYSTEM EVOLUTION

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2008

2010

2013

2015

2018

A SENSE OF PLACE

MONEY AT RISK

FILLING HOLES ORGANICALLY

A TRUE COMMUNITY

City and business leaders join forces to redevelop Over-the-Rhine & CBD eventually creating the kind of vibrant urban setting that attracts and retains talent.

CincyTech shifts focus and begins to invest more heavily in pre-revenue, seed-stage technology startups. More early-stage funding attracts more startup founders.

A fund-of-funds to attract more outside funding to the city and a more centralized way to manage the ecosystem.

An all-inclusive brand for the startup ecosystem to rally around as a diverse group.

Fully renovated 38,000 spft. building in the heart of OTR. Home to cintrifuse, The Brandery, and CincyTech. A new center of activity for everything StartupCincy.

The “Big 4” universities become much more active with entrepreneurship programming.

Other accelerator programs spring up to help bring more talent from outside the region and make sure local ideas with praise can find resources.

IMPLEMENTING THE VISION

A total of $1,200,000 is already committed for 2018 & 2019 to fund activities and a good chunk of year two. Main Street Ventures seeks to leverage a mix of public and private funding to meet the rest of its funding goals. Looking to raise $1,200,000 matching over next 18 months.