Thrift store, coffee shop take top prizes in pitch competition

Zontaye Richardson of TheZe DealZ — A Thrifty Boutique & Bill Miller of Grind House Coffee and Tea Company each took home cash for their businesses last week after winning Pitch Night by [...]


Foodpreneurs pitch, chat, cook at first Early Risers: Food Edition

About 50 people braved the rain last week to get to SPARK Fairborn for the first-ever Early Risers: Food Edition, bringing you the Dayton region’s next great food brands before they hit [...]


Amazon Recruiting People to Run Small-Scale Delivery Services

Amazon recently announced that they will be launching a new “Delivery Service Partners” program. This program is designed to let entrepreneurs run their own local delivery networks of up to 40 [...]


Local entrepreneur launches a bookmark manager SaaS

Do you love how you’re managing your bookmarks? Most people bookmark a website, but then forget and never see it again. If that’s the life of a bookmark, what’s the point?! Also many folks are [...]


Obi takes home top honors in Medical Design Excellence Awards

DESĪN, LLC today announced that Obi Robot has been selected as the Gold Winner in the Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products Category of the 20th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards [...]


Nominations now open for the VentureOhio awards!

Nominations are open for the 2018 Watchlist featuring Ohio’s 50 most promising pre-seed to growth stage startup companies, and the VentureOhio awards, honoring the people and companies [...]


Holiday Shopping List of Dayton Startups

The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching. With Black Friday four days away, many begin planning their shopping sprees this time of the year. The Dayton area has lots of unique startups [...]


What on Earth is Third Wave Water?

You’ve probably heard all of the hype around Dayton startup Third Wave Water’s success with recently landing a deal on Shark Tank, but do you really know what Third Wave Water is? To [...]


Catching up with Jeff Graley of Mile Two

When we last spoke with Jeff Graley back in September, he had begun his journey in the startup world. He had approximately 2 people on his team and had office space in The Entrepreneurs Center. [...]


Venue launches a Kickstarter to “Stop the Swipe”

Venue Co-Founders Lea Richards and Andrew Bowman. Image courtesy of Venue Lea Richards, Founder and Head Hog of Pig of the Month–a local e-commerce business specializing in kick-ass [...]