GWDI names advisory council, chooses temporary location

The Greater West Dayton Incubator, an initiative envisioned by and developed in partnership between the University of Dayton and community leaders of Greater West Dayton with the support of the [...]


Sierra Leone’s new startup offers line of sage sprays, healing oils

Spoken word poet and leader of the Dayton Urban Creative Movement Sierra Leone has long utilized smudging, the indigenous practice of burning sage to cleanse energies in a space. But there are [...]


Bonus Buy: Buy $25 Downtown Dollars, get $10 for free

The Downtown Dayton Partnership is offering a special bonus buy deal for those who purchase Downtown Dollars, the new, e-gift card program designed to keep local dollars with our downtown [...]


2021 Hardware Cup + Healthcare Safety Challenge offer $50K+ in cash prizes

AlphaLab Gear’s Hardware Cup is back with a slightly new format for 2021. The Hardware Cup is a pitch competition for early-stage hardware startups. This year, it will be run entirely [...]


Co-Op Dayton is hiring a full-time Finance Manager

Launch Dayton partner Co-Op Dayton is hiring a full-time Finance Manager. Co-Op Dayton is a nonprofit organization that seeks to create a more equitable and sustainable local economy by [...]


Second round of PPP funds available

From the desk of Kim Woodbury, Miami Valley Small Business Development Center The Payroll Protection Program (PPP) has opened back up for first-draw applicants, and the new PPP Second-Draw Loan, [...]


iCobotics founder seeks to empower region’s manufacturing sector

By Hannah Pavalko, The ONEIL Center The world is automating, and iCobotics founder Alan Livingston believes collaborative robotics will enable our region’s small and mid-size companies to get in [...]


10 startups to watch in 2021

Dayton’s startup ecosystem continues to grow, and we’re excited to see what’s in store for these companies in the new year! (Startups listed alphabetically.) AIMM Luis Estevez and his company, [...]