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 [...]


Early Risers Academy grads pitch their cos Thursday, Friday

Early Risers Academy is a free, 10-week, pre-accelerator program designed to take participants from business idea to business launch. This Thursday & Friday, graduates from our latest general [...]

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 [...]


Early Risers Academy will move online

As our community collectively works to halt the spread of COVID-19, we will run our upcoming Early Risers Academy pre-accelerator programs virtually. If you can’t spend time working in your [...]


Dayton startup Smart Slumber pitches in Pittsburgh

Dayton startup Smart Slumber, winners of the January AlphaLab Gear Hardware Pittstop in Dayton, traveled to Pittsburgh last week to compete at the regional level. Though they won’t be [...]


#PitchIn — Northmont to highlight entrepreneurs in tech, food & apparel

#PitchIn — Northmont attendees will hear tonight from 10 entrepreneurs making moves in tech, landscaping, food, apparel & art in the Clayton, Union & Englewood areas. Join us tonight from [...]


APPLICATIONS OPEN: Ohio program reimburses companies for summer internships

Want to hire a diverse group of summer interns for your tech needs? Or, want to build your resume at a cutting-edge company this summer break? Ohio Third Frontier’s Diversity & Inclusion [...]


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: [...]


DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply for the AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup Dayton PittStop for a shot at $50K

Apply now for the Jan. 16, 2020 AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup Dayton PittStop and you could earn a shot at $50,000 for your early-stage hardware startup. The AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup is a national [...]


Early Risers Academy pre-accelerator will run six cohorts in 2020

The Early Risers Academy pre-accelerator program, designed to take participants from business idea to launch within 10 weeks, will kick back off in January 2020. There are six cohorts slated for [...]

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