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Phone(513) 263-2720


CincyTech Fund II, 6/2011 $4.4M
CincyTech Fund III, 8/2013 $10.9M
CincyTech 2013 Follow-on Fund I, 1/2014 $850k


30 West 3rd Street, 6th Floor
Cincinnati, OH, 45202-3559


Director of Digital and Software Investments
Director of Communications
Associate Senior Vice President
Senior Investment Analyst
Administrator & Program Manager
Executive in Residence
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CincyTech is a public-private partnership whose mission is to invest in high-growth startup technology companies in Southwest Ohio. They do this through management assistance, seed-capital investments and connections to partners who share their mission.

CincyTech is supported by the State of Ohio’s Third Frontier Project and by corporations, foundations and research institutions in Southwest Ohio. The work focuses on opportunities in information technology and life sciences.

They provide the following services: Connections to a network of resources for assistance. Management assistance provided by a team of executives-in-residence and investment associates to help accelerate the growth of promising technology companies. Seed-stage investments through a $10.4 million seed fund. Capital formation assistance provided by an investment development director, who works with clients to access follow-on rounds of capital from angel and private-equity investors regionally and nationally. Imagining Grants to prove the potential of technologies developed at regional research centers to be commercialized by startup companies. Grants also will be available to launch new companies based on orphaned technology at established regional companies.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
ConnXus 3/2014Seed$1.7M4
WorkFlex Solutions 3/2014Series B$3M1
Kapture Audio 3/2014Seed$680k2
Sqrl 1/2014Seed$550k3
Ahalogy 1/2014Series A$3.1M6
REPP 1/2014Seed$250k1
Off Track Planet 12/2013Seed$500k2
Cloud Takeoff 9/2013Seed$300k1
Loteda 8/2013Grant$10k1
Ahalogy 5/2013Seed$800k7
Skinny Mom 3/2013Seed$100k1
SoMoLend 3/2013Seed$2.2M5
batterii 2/2013Seed$2.5M3
Ahalogy 2/2013Seed$600k4
Roadtrippers 1/2013Seed$500k7
ChoreMonster 12/2012Seed$775k3
CompleteSet 8/2012Seed$10k1
Capstory 7/2012Seed$100k1
eMerge Health Solutions 6/2012Seed$850k1
Roadtrippers 6/2012Seed$800k1
SoMoLend 5/2012Seed$1.17M4
batterii 5/2012Seed$800k3
Semblee_ 5/2012Seed$150k1
StoreFlix 4/2012Venture Round1
Ilesfay Technology Group 4/2012Seed$615k3
SimpleRegistry 3/2012Seed$300k1
ThinkVine 1/2012Series C$8M4
ChoreMonster 1/2012Seed$355k2
Define My Style 12/2011Seed$690k3
VenueAgent 10/2011Seed$190k2
SoMoLend 9/2011Seed$310k2
Ilesfay Technology Group 9/2011Venture Round$350k1
BlackbookHR 9/2011Seed$1.25M2
Innovative Card Solutions 8/2011Venture Round$250k1
eMerge Health Solutions 5/2011Venture Round$250k1
Venturepax 5/2011Seed$200k1
Samplesaint 3/2011Venture Round$250k1
turboBOTZ 3/2011Venture Round$250k2
WorkFlex Solutions 8/2010Venture Round$1.5M1
Transactiv 10/2009Series A$1.2M4
Venturepax 9/2009Seed$10k1



  1. CincyTech Closes New Fund at $4.4M ( [edit]
  2. CincyTech closes Fund III $10.9M ( [edit]
  3. SEC ( [edit]
  4. ConnXus Closes $1.7M Seed Funding ( [edit]
  5. WorkFlex Solutions Closes $3M Series B Financing ( [edit]
  6. Kapture Closes Seed Round Led by CincyTech ( [edit]
  7. Cincinnati Startup Sqrl Raises $550K And Launches Document Reminder Service ( [edit]
  8. Pinterest Marketing Platform Ahalogy Scores $3 Million Series A By Helping Brands With Content & Optimizations ( [edit]
  9. REPP Bags $250K from CincyTech ( [edit]
  10. Off Track Planet Raises $500,000 Seed Round for Travel Guide App ( [edit]
  11. Cloud takeoff raises $300K in funding ( [edit]
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  13. Pinterest Network Helps Brands Pin More Content Ahalogy, formerly Pingage, launches system ( [edit]
  14. CincyTech Invests $100K in Online Community Skinny Mom ( [edit]
  15. SoMoLend Seeded With $2.2M for Debt-Based Crowdfunding Service ( [edit]
  16. Enterprise Social Network Startup Batterii Closes $2.5M Seed, Led By CincyTech, As It Builds Out Feature-Set & Adds Android App ( [edit]
  17. Pingage closes $850K seed round led by CincyTech ( [edit]
  18. Roadtrippers secures $500K ( [edit]
  19. ChoreMonster Lands Seed Round from CincyTech, Vine Street Ventures ( [edit]
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  21. Capstory Seeded with $100K to Compartmentalize Social Media ( [edit]
  22. eMerge Health Solutions Closes $850K Seed Funding ( [edit]
  23. Roadtrippers Helps You Plan Your Summer Road Trip, Lands $250k Seed Round ( [edit]
  24. SoMoLend Raises $1.17M ( [edit]
  25. batterii Raises $800K in Seed Funding ( [edit]
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  27. StoreFlix Receives Funding From CincyTech ( [edit]
  28. Ilesfay Technology Group Closes $615K Seed Funding ( [edit]
  29. SimpleRegistry Gets Gift Of Seed Funding From CincyTech ( [edit]
  30. ThinkVine Raises $8M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  32. Define My Style Closes $690K Seed Funding ( [edit]
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  34. SoMoLend Receives $310K Toward Larger Seed Round ( [edit]
  35. Ilesfay Technology Group Receives $350K Investment from CincyTech ( [edit]
  36. CincyTech invests in BlackbookHR ( [edit]
  37. Innovative Card Solutions Raises Funding ( [edit]
  38. CincyTech commits $250,000 to Emerge Health Solutions ( [edit]
  39. Nature Goes Online ( [edit]
  40. CincyTech invests in Samplesaint ( [edit]
  41. CincyTech Invests $250K In TurboBOTZ ( [edit]
  42. WorkFlex Solutions secures $1.5 million VC investment ( [edit]
  43. Transactiv Raises $1.2 Million For E-Commerce Platform ( [edit]
  44. Cincinnati Innovates Winners Chosen ( [edit]
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