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February 26, 2020 | Tom Ballard

U of Cincinnati opens its pre-accelerator to start-ups at four other colleges in the region

Here’s a novel and great example of collaboration.

The University of Cincinnati announced a first-of-its-kind partnership in the Midwest to help accelerate start-up success. The university is opening up its Venture Lab, a pre-accelerator and accelerator program founded in 2018, to students and staff from four other local nearby colleges. Start-ups formed at those institutions – Wright State University, Xavier University,  University of Dayton and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College – are now eligible for placement in the Lab’s seven-week pre-accelerator program that connects founders with talent and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, speeding up the process of getting ideas to market.

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