SpringBoard provides entrepreneurs with the guidance, the expertise, the facilitators and the road map needed to start or grow their business. This section of the website will enable SpringBoarders and other Cincinnati entrepreneurs to explore and access links, videos and people who can assist them in their creative endeavors.
Small Business Resources and Training
The Brandery is a seed stage consumer marketing venture accelerator.
Flywheel is a social enterprise hub that serves those that are considering social enterprise, interested in designing their own social enterprise, and operating a social enterprise.
FUEL provides an entry point for emerging leaders to access resources to help launch their great ideas for the Greater Cincinnati region. FUEL not only provides funding, but also connections to volunteers, community leaders, and logistical support to help their ideas become real.
Small business counseling for Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
Classes and Workshops
The Brandery Community Classes
Classes are $20/person. All classes are held at the Brandery.
Girl Develop It
Girl Develop It offers courses for women that focus on coding, leveraging existing technology, and having something to show for it (aka building sweet websites).
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Small Business Financing
Bad Girl Ventures
Bad Girl Ventures is a highly localized micro-lending organization focused on funding woman-owned start-ups in the Greater Ohio region
Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative
GCMI provides business training, Business Coaching, Access to Capital, and supportive resources to low to moderate income individuals or business owners.
Small Business SpacesCoWorks Space The CoWorks space offers aspiring entrepreneurs and early stage ventures the opportunity to have shared HCDC space in one of the Midwest’s premier business incubation programs.
MASH Cincy is a creative hub of ideation and socialization. Entrepreneurs, professionals and investors have the opportunity to network and think critically about startup ideas in a casual environment.
Entrepreneurs in Cincinnati blog
The Entrepreneurs in Cincinnati blog curates weekly articles published in the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Business Section as “The Entrepreneurs”
A free web publishing resource that hosts hundreds of amazing publications, including Google’s Think Quarterly.
Facts Matter is a new online gateway to information about the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region. Facts Matter provides users with specific data about how our regional community is doing in the critical areas of population, the status of children and youth, educational attainment, health, the economy, and social relations.