Applications for 2019 Soin Award for Innovation now open!

Want to see your favorite Dayton startup snag the Soin Award for Innovation — & the associated $25K in funding — in 2019? Encourage the founder you know to apply by 4:30pm, Feb. 8! The Soin [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Get to Know Startup Dayton’s Nick Ripplinger of Battle Sight Technologies

Dayton, Ohio is full of determined people. Do you know Nick Ripplinger? If you don’t, you should. He has not only devoted a portion of his life (and the health of his leg) to serving our [...]


Catching up with Wright Venture 2018 winner Madzi

Each year Wright State University holds a pitch competition known as Wright Venture. Wright Venture is modeled after the famous TV show “Shark Tank.” This gives young entrepreneurs the chance to [...]


Join us for the “4th Friday at 444”

Wouldn’t it be great if the Dayton startup community had an opportunity to come together every month in a shared collaborative space to pitch ideas, make new connections, learn about [...]


A new type of water is about to fill the Shark Tank

Dayton-based startup Third Wave Water will appear on ABC’s Shark Tank on October 8 at the show’s new time, which is 9:00 pm. Co-founders Taylor Minor and Charles Nick  recently [...]


How to Bootstrap Your Company

This article first appeared on the Founder Institute blog. To check out the original post along with a ton of other great articles, click here. While raising some outside funding for your startup [...]


Local Startup Semifinalist for $1M Prize

Local startup Skuld, LLC announced is officially a semifinalist in the 43North startup competition. The Tipp City startup are in the running for a portion of $5 million in startup funding to be [...]


Obi takes home the prize in the 2017 Soin Award for Innovation

We first met the DESiN team last year, as they were getting ready to officially launch their first product–a robotic feeding device called Obi. DESiN Founder and Obi inventor Jon Dekar [...]