Early Risers Academy will return with four cohorts in 2021

Apply now to get in on this free business bootcamp program The Early Risers Academy pre-accelerator program, designed to take participants from business idea to launch within 10 weeks, will kick [...]


Defense contractor Cornerstone Research Group launches venture studio

Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. (CRG), a privately held aerospace and defense firm that has been “Doing Defense Differently™” since 1997, recently announced the formal launch of its Venture [...]


Tech recruiters, nursing moms, healthcare workers could benefit from August Early Risers

Our August Early Risers pitch event will be virtual — join us Friday morning to hear how three local startups are looking to make moves in the tech recruiting, moms’ apparel and COVID [...]


AIMM takes top spot in Early Risers Academy tech cohort pitch competition

Friday afternoon, Luis Estevez, founder of AIMM, won his Early Risers Academy tech cohort’s virtual pitch competition, taking home $1K. Luis has 10+ years of materials science expertise that he [...]


STEM Whisperers and College Thrifts win Early Risers Academy general cohort pitch

Thursday night, Temitayo (T.) Adeola Osinubi, founder of STEM Whisperers, and Patricia Garcia, founder of College Thrifts, won their Early Risers Academy cohort’s virtual pitch night, each taking [...]

If you’re looking to shop Black-owned businesses

We’ve seen several calls across social media for a directory of Black-owned businesses you can shop & support today. While this list is by no means exhaustive, we’ve tried to pull [...]


Automate your social media marketing with Dayton startup

Ever wished you could fully automate your social media marketing? Josh Reid’s startup, Inphlu, is designed for you. Josh owned a digital media marketing agency for about five years. He met with [...]


Springfield rideshare startup gets you AND your car home

A Springfield rideshare startup is looking to tackle drunk driving by getting both you & your vehicle home at the end of the night. Springfield native Bill Perdue launched Your Ride Home last [...]


January Early Risers look to disrupt ride-shares, baby food, social media

We’re excited at the lineup of entrepreneurs slated for this Friday’s Early Risers! Pitches will start promptly at 8a in the BarryStaff Community Room, 230 Webster St, Dayton. You’ll meet: [...]


Omni Loyalty taps messenger marketing & mobile wallet to help you reach your customers

Elizabeth Presher, founder of Grit & Grace Digital Marketing, describes herself as a ‘small business cheerleader.’ In her digital marketing agency, she loves to work with small businesses, [...]

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