In the News

Check out some of the recent press our startups have received!


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Startup Headline Source Date
Brandery The Scale Index: Inside the 13 Accelerators and Incubators Helping Cincinnati Startups Grow Cincy Inno 10/16/2017
Brandery WATCH: Got a touch of entrepreneur in you? Check out this advice from The Brandery startups WCPO Cincinnati 10/6/2017
Obe Dog and Cat High-tech pet food dish monitors quantity, orders more, and watches your pet’s weight WCPO Cincinnati 8/29/2017
Frameri EXCLUSIVE: New top-ranked accelerator just the beginning for Cincinnati startup Frameri Cincinnati Business Courier 8/28/2017
Tame The Beast John Cascarano has formulated a men’s body wash to Tame the Beast WCPO Cincinnati 8/28/2017
OROS INTRODUCING THE 2017 VENTUREOHIO AWARD FINALISTS Venture Ohio 8/17/2017
JumperThreads Innovation looks good on Cincinnati: Fashion, apparel startups creating vibrant community WCPO Cincinnati 8/6/2017
Brandery Brandery announces class of 2017 Cincinnati Business Courier 7/26/2017
Zid Zid Kids Cincinnati’s emerging EdTech pioneers use innovation to help students thrive WCPO Cincinnati 7/18/2017
Zid Zid Kids Founder Story: Zid Zid TechOhio 7/17/2017
Cintric UberMedia Acquires Cintric, Boosts Always-On First-Party Data Pool UberMedia 7/10/2017
Upshift EXCLUSIVE: Fast-growing Brandery grad expands to Dayton, Columbus Cincinnati Business Courier 7/7/2017
Ahalogy, Roadtrippers Top 10 Sizzling Startups in Cincinnati Ohio GeekTime 7/6/2017
Brandery Here are seven promising startups about to start The Brandery accelerator’s class of 2017 WCPO Cincinnati 6/20/2017
Brandery Protein powder, artificial intelligence and custom soap among new Brandery startups Cincinnati Business Courier 6/20/2017
Frameri Frameri, an Over-the-Rhine eyewear company, now has locations in 15 states — with more to come WCPO Cincinnati 6/14/2017
Brandery THE BRANDERY & BIG COMPANIES: HOW CINCINNATI FOSTERS PARTNERSHIPS THAT WORK Rise of The Rest with Steve Case 6/11/2017
Brandery Cincinnati startup accelerators rank among nation’s best Cincinnati Business Courier 6/7/2017
Wyzerr EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati tech firm launches new product to provide better customer feedback Cincinnati Business Courier 6/6/2017
Scent Trunk What Is Behind Perfume’s Recent Obsession With Chemistry? Fashionista 6/5/2017
Brandery Report: Cincinnati among best cities to launch a startup Cincinnati Business Courier 5/18/2017
UpShift Looking for extra money? Upshift can help connect you to a job today WLWT 5/13/2017
The Brandery How Creatives Are Remaking Cincinnati Cincinnati Magazine 4/6/2017
The Brandery Two of Cincinnati’s startup incubators announce changes Soapbox Cincinnati 4/4/2017
Roadtrippers 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel’s 702-mile range can make for some crazy road trips Road Show by CNET 3/27/2017
Ahalogy Campbell’s Taps Into Pinterest Data To Soup Up Its Content Strategy Ad Exchanger 3/10/2017
Oros Why Ohio Is The Best State In America To Launch A Start Up Forbes 2/20/2017
Scent Trunk Scent Trunk Launches Customized Subscription Scents for Millennials Women’s Wear Daily 2/24/2017
FamilyTech FamilyTech Launches HoneyDo, an App to Create Harmony With Your Significant Other Yahoo! Finance 2/14/2017
FamilyTech EXCLUSIVE: ChoreMonster parent launching new app for couples Cincinnati Business Courier 2/10/2017
Soundstr Accelerant funds two start-ups up to $250K each Dayton Daily News 2/9/2017
UpShift UpShift Makes Earning Extra Cash Easy TechOhio 1/26/2017
Wyzerr Whimsy, wisdom and Wyzerr: A Covington company tries to take the hate out of online surveys WCPO 12/10/16
Soundstr Brandery grad Soundstr nabs over $1 million in funding Soapbox Cincinnati 12/6/16
Brandery Best Place To Live For Tech Entrepreneurs TechInsurance 11/21/16
Brandery Best Place To Live For Tech Entrepreneurs TechInsurance 11/21/16
Brandery Growing Startups in Ohio for 180+ Years JobsOhio 11/15/16
Atumate Ohio firm to make pitch at AlphaLab Demo Day Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 10/26/16
Brandery Cincinnati startup groups get $13 million state award
Cincinnati Business Courier 11/1/16
Scent Trunk Brandery grad launching custom cologne business this week
Cincinnati Business Courier 10/17/16
Brandery Cincinnati growing into a startup utopia
Cincinnati Enquirer 10/17/16
GILD Collective Gild Collective shifts its focus from home craft parties to workplace empowerment WCPO 10/4/16
Jersey Watch Cincinnati startup scene growing with addition of Jersey Watch Soapbox Cincinnati 9/5/16
FamilyTech Tuesday App Roundup: Manage Your Family With Familytech And Save With ShopSavvy Forbes 8/30/16
Casamatic EXCLUSIVE: Brandery grad takes popular service in new direction Cincinnati Business Courier 8/29/16
Scent Trunk Entrepreneurs hope for sweet smell of success delivering personalized fragrances with Scent Trunk WCPO 8/24/16
ShopperBridge On the spot: ShopperBridge gets ads into cellphones when users are shopping WCPO 8/20/16
ChoreMonster EXCLUSIVE: ChoreMonster launches new apps, branding Cincinnati Business Courier 8/19/16
StreamSavvy Startup raises $60K, racing Apple to build digital guide to streaming TV Cincinnati Business Courier 8/10/16
Goodwipes Born in the bathroom, GoodWipes emerges to make us cleaner WCPO Cincinnati 7/30/16
Hatchli Hatchli is like Product Hunt for ideas, and it could be the next big thing The Next Web 7/28/16
Brandery Brandery names 2016 startup class Cincinnati Business Courier 7/18/16
Oros Brandery, Miami grads’ startup raises $1M Cincinnati Business Courier 7/25/16
Brandery Brandery announces new startup class Cincinnati Enquirer 7/18/16
Brandery The Brandery put Cincinnati on the world map Cincinnati Business Courier 7/1/16
Roadtrippers Road Trip Planners That Make Any Drive Fun The Wall Street Journal 6/22/16
Wyzerr NKY startups to attend global entrepreneurship summit Cincinnati Enquirer 6/22/16
HireWheel Startup company (led by ‘Survivor’ runner-up) targets new industry Cincinnati Business Courier 6/9/16
Casamatic Popular Cincinnati homebuying startup launches app Cincinnati Business Courier 6/9/16
Brandery Cincy startup scene sees biggest growth in the nation for 2016 Cincinnati Enquirer 6/3/16
Frameri This Eyewear Startup Was Turned Away by 10 Factories. Two Years Later, Its Frames Will Be in 500 Stores. Entreprenuer 5/17/16
Casamatic ‘EHarmony for homes’ website hits Phoenix AZ Family 5/13/16
Wyzerr ’Covington startup Wyzerr lands $1.5M investment Cincinnati Enquirer 5/12/16
Brandery 4 Cities Making It Easy For Young Pros To Plug In Business Climate 4/19/16
Frameri Frameri to land in hundreds of stores with Japanese partnershipi Cincinnati Business Courier 4/18/16
HireWheel Home Improvement Made Easy with HireWheel TechOhio 4/18/16
Roadtrippers, Casamatic, ChoreMonster Step up your game on commute, clothes, more with 9 cool apps born in Cincinnati WCPO 4/18/16
ChoreMonster Hate Chores? Here’s Exactly Where to Hire Someone Who’ll Do Everything You Dread Glamour Magazine 4/13/16
Ahalogy Ahalogy Helping Brands Use Pinterest to Reach Consumers TechOhio 4/1/16
Casamatic The ‘eHarmony of home buying’ has come to Phoenix; looks to partner with local real estate broker Cincinnati Business Courier 3/31/16
Frameri See Different: Frameri’s Vision for Changing the Eyewear Industry Batterii 3/23/16
The Brandery Here’s where the Brandery stands in the newest national rankings Cincinnati Business Courier 3/15/16
The Brandery Your favorite accelerator programs, ranked TechCrunch 3/11/16
Casamatic Casamatic plans expansion after receiving $1.1 million in seed funding Soapbox Cincinnati 3/8/16
Casamatic Cincinnati homebuying startup launching in 10 ne citites Cincinnati Business Courier 2/23/16
Wyzerr Meet the minorities in tech in the Queen City Cincinnati Enquirer 2/19/16
Casamatic Accelerant invests in startup targeting millenials Dayton Business Journal 2/16/16
The Brandery Queen City Mobile Summit brings national recognition to local app developers Soapbox Cincinnati 2/15/16
Oros You can wear something that came from NASA technologies Examiner 2/12/16
HireWheel These Cincinnati neighborhoods are investing the most in their real estate Cincinnati Business Courier 2/8/16
Ahalogy 3 Tri-State companies among Midwest’s best for 2015 venture capital WCPO Cincinnati 2/8/16
Frameri Frameri Responds To Customer Feedback And Releases Four New Frame Colors Fashion Times 2/4/16
Oros Recent Miami U. grads use NASA technology for innovative outerwear WKRC Cincinnati 2/3/16
The Brandery The Brandery opens applications for its seventh accelerator class Soapbox Cincinnati 2/2/16
Oros Apparel startup taps space-age technology Upstart Business Journal 2/2/16
Wyzerr My Soapbox: Natasia Malaihollo, Founder & CEO of Wyzerr Soapbox Cincinnati 1/12/16
Roadtrippers 8 apps to take the hassle out of travel in 2016 Mashable 1/12/16
Ahalogy The Midwest’s 20 Biggest VC Tech Fundings in 2015 ChicagoInno 12/21/15
AdAdapted AdAdapted’s native advertising tech for mobile goes national Second Wave Media 12/2/15
Dónde Exclusive: Mobify Buys Dónde to Better Reach Mobile Shoppers Fortune 11/30/15
The Urban Trials Reshaping the Rust Belt through immigrant talent Fresh Water Cleveland 10/1/15
GILD Collective Bringing women together to create WCPO 8/14/15
Branderyhaus Branderyhaus Is for Entrepreneurs CityBeat 7/15/15
Triplust Startup wants to connect visitors to hometown flavor Cincinnati Enquirer 7/12/15
Cintric Cintric Prioritizes Historical Geo-Data To Build Consumer Profiles GeoMarketing 7/9/15
Frameri Made in Cincinnati: Frameri WKRC Cincinnati 6/26/15
Branderyhaus First look inside the Branderyhaus startup apartments: PHOTOS Cincinnati Business Courier 6/9/15
The Brandery Brandery names Alexander as new GM Cincinnati Enquirer 4/17/15
The Brandery Christina Bechhold: Be Picky When Applying to Accelerator Programs The Wall Street Journal 4/9/15
Branderyhaus Brandery unveils first-in-the-nation housing model for startups Cincinnati Business Courier 4/6/15
Strap Strap Turns Wearable Analytics into Marketing Insight Tech Ohio 4/2/15
FlightCar FlightCar: The Airbnb of Cars Government Technology 2/11/15
Choremonster Cincinnati startups make national list of rebels driving the new economy Business Courier 1/10/15
Ahalogy Cincinnati startup named fastest growing in Ohio Soapbox Media 12/16/14
Wax Music & MusicPlay Analytics Two Brandery graduates take advantage of the changing world of music Cincinnati.com 12/9/14
Strap ​Strap wants to make more apps for your wearables Cincinnati.com 12/5/14
Strap Brandery Grad Nets $1.25M Investment Cincinnati Business Courier 12/2/14
Strap Wearable tech startup Strap raises 1.25M Cincinnati.com 12/2/14
Strap Brandery grad Strap lands seed funding, chance to prove technology in Kroger Co. (KR) pilot WCPO Cincinnati 12/2/14
Choremonster ‘Choremonster’ Inspires Families to Complete Chores ABC News 11/28/14
Roadtrippers ’You’ll Want to Download Roadtrippers’ New Trip-Planning App Gizmodo 11/24/14
FlightCar New car-sharing service at Dulles lets drivers rent parked cars ABC News 11/20/14
FlightCar Just in Time for Thanksgiving Travel, FlightCar Takes Off With Expansion in Three Major U.S. Cities PRWeb 11/19/14
Repp and Lagoon Four Cincinnati startups that could change the world Soapbox 11/18/14
Shelfie and PopAd Better for buyers: Shelfie and Popad give consumers control Soapbox 11/14/14
Frameri Meet Frameri, The First Interchangeable Prescription Eyewear, so Your Style Can Seemlessly Change As Often as Your Mood Bustle 11/14/14
The Brandery Ohio awards millions to boost Cincinnati startups Cincinnati Business Enquirer 11/12/14
Hirewheel 9 Q&A: Hirewheel startup makes it easier to find a trustworthy contractor WCPO Cincinnati 11/11/14
Hirewheel and Venn Making life easier: Two new companies create platforms for homeowners, busy socialites WCPO Cincinnati 11/6/14
Roadtrippers 5 Interesting Startups from the Midwest Inc. 500 11/3/14
The Brandery 10 startups pitch at Brandery Demo Day
ABC News 10/17/14
The Brandery Demo Day: The Brandery’s class of 2014 makes public debut Cincinnati Business Courier 10/15/14
ChoreMonster Disney Accelerator Program Invests In 10 Tech Startups ABC News 10/14/14
Lagoon The coolest tech startups at SXSW Eco TechRepublic 10/10/14
Lagoon Visionary Ideas From The South by Southwest Eco Awards PopSci 10/9/14
Roadtrippers My Soapbox: James Fisher, Roadtrippers Soapbox 10/6/14
Shelfie Les shelfies ou la logistique assistée par les clients L’Atelier 10/3/14
Roadtrippers, Impulcity Business websites that click Cincinnati Business Courier 10/2/14
Roadtrippers Roadtrippers: ’You’re Always 5 Minutes Away From Something Interesting’ Mashable 9/30/14
Shelfie Shelfie could put an end to ‘out of stock’ items Springwise 9/30/14
Ahalogy Publications See Pinterest as Key Ally The New York Times 9/21/14
Flight Car The Youngest Entrepreneurs To Raise $20M
Forbes 9/18/14
FlightCar FlightCar nabs $13.5M to employ your car instead of parking it at an airport VentureBeat 9/10/14
Frameri Hey, four eyes! A start-up’s new vision for eyewear. CNBC 9/10/14
ChoreMonster Top tips from GDC Next speakers on designing apps for kids KidScreen 9/4/14
Ahalogy Chicago Venture Summit names 5 startups that will give presentations
Chicago Tribune 9/2/14
ChoreMonster New ChoreMonster app helps kids complete chores around the house KSHB 8/25/14
Roadtrippers Roadtrippers employees launch Side Project Cincinnati, start urban garden Soapbox 8/10/14
Roadtrippers 12 Midwest Startups That Are Changing the Status Quo Huffington Post 8/8/14
Frameri Steve Case-Backed Eyewear Startup Has a Vision Bloomberg 8/7/14
Lagoon Cincinnati startup Lagoon aims to change how we view water usage Soapbox 8/6/14
Roadtrippers 50 Best Websites in 2014 Time 8/1/14
Roadtrippers Cincinnati startup named one of Time’s 50 best websites of 2014 Business Courier 8/1/14
Frameri Steve Case-backed swappable eyeglasses startup launches publicly Washington Business Journal 7/31/14
Frameri Frameri v. Warby Parker: On a Mission to Disrupt the Disruptors Inc. 7/30/14
Frameri Swappable Lens Startup ‘Frameri’ Is Coming For Warby Parker’s Throne Betabeat 7/29/14
Frameri Eyeglass maker Frameri announces funding,new offices Cincinnati Enquirer 7/29/14
Frameri Frameri Eyes Up Warby Parker, Launches Eyewear With Interchangeable Lenses TechCrunch 7/29/14
Frameri Cincy Tech backs Frameri Reuters PE HUB 7/29/14
Frameri Frameri wins $100K from AOL founder Steve Case, moves into OTR office Soapbox 7/26/14
Roadtrippers 16 Apps to Help You Plan a Great Vacation Good Housekeeping 7/25/14
Modulus Modulus Introduces Add-On Marketplace for Enhanced Node.js_Developer Experience WSJ Market Watch 7/22/14
ChoreMonster [New App] Choremonster Presents A Way To Make Kids Actually Want To Do Their Chores Android Police 7/22/14
LuckyPennie & MusicPlay Analytics MusicPlay Analytics and LuckyPennie Join The Brandery Accelerator’s New Class HypeBot 7/21/14
Roadtrippers & Frameri 5 Cincinnati startups atop Ohio funding list Cincinnati Enquirer 7/18/14
Roadtrippers Apps We Love:Roadtrippers LifeProof 7/9/14
ChoreMonster ChoreMonster Selected for Disney Accelerator Cincinnati Enquirer 7/7/14
Frameri Eight Cincinnati startups pitch for $100K investment in “Rise of the Rest” Road Trip WCPO 6/26/14
FlightCar Car-Sharing Companies Make You Money While You’re Parked at the Airport Yahoo 6/11/14
Modulus Local startup Modulus sold to public tech company Cincinnati Enquirer 6/9/14
Ahalogy Ahalogy creates technology to optimize mobile browsing Soapbox 6/1/14
Ahalogy Startup Targets Pinterest Users With Native Mobile Ad Format Ad Age 5/29/14
Roadtrippers 5 Free Apps for the Best Summer Vacation Ever Fast Company 5/23/14
FlightCar Budget-Friendly Ideas for the Single Traveler U.S. News 4/22/14
Roadtrippers Local website drawing praise from the interwebs Cincinnati Magazine 4/14/14
Choremonster Tackling the Choremonster 2.0 CNBC 4/9/14
Roadtrippers Website Collects Online Information for Road Trips New York Times 4/7/14
Learnmetrics Learnmetrics grabs one of four DEMO God awards in California Chicago Tribune 4/4/14
Choremonster Cincinnati startup making big bet on giving away its product for free Biz Journals 4/3/14
FlightCar FlightCar’s Arthur Kay Talks with Studio 11 FoxLA 3/25/14
Choremonster Next Chore: Upgrade Business Cincinnati Enquirer 3/24/14
TapFit Goodbye, Gym Membership! TapFit is Coming Racked 3/17/14
Sqrl Meet Sqrl, the Cincinnati Startup Out to Make Your Job Easier MBAPrograms.org 3/14/14
Choremonster SXSW: ChoreMonster upgrading apps, ending subscriptions Cincinnati Enquirer 3/9/14
FlightCar FlightCar considering Seattle expansion: Rent your car from airport parking lots CityBeat 3/7/14
Co-Ed Supply School of Snacks CityBeat 2/26/14
Co-Ed Supply 10 Crazy Bootstrapping Stories Inc 2/26/14
FlightCar How two 17 year-olds disrupted the transportation industry, got sued, got funded TechRepublic 2/21/14
Dónde Brandery grad nabs cash bonanza Business Courier 2/6/14
Dónde Dónde Raises A Million For A Smarter Mobile Store Locator That Tells You Where Products Are Located TechCrunch 2/5/14
FlightCar FlightCar Targets Business Travelers With New Paid Parking Service TechCrunch 2/4/14
Sqrl Scaling in Service Industries: Sqrl and the Approaching Wave of Disruption Tech Cocktail 1/29/14
Sqrl Sqrl Raises $550k to End the Need for Follow-Up Nibletz 1/29/14
Choremonster BizSpark Startup of the Day on Windows 8 – Choremonster Microsoft BizSpark 1/23/14
Co-Ed Supply This Brandery Grad Wants Your Gift Cards Business Courier 1/22/14
Ahalogy Pinterest Marketing Platform Ahalogy Scores $3 Million Series A By Helping Brands With Content & Optimizations TechCrunch 1/21/14
REPP CincyTech makes $250,000 investment in Brandery grad Business Courier 1/7/14
Off Track Planet Hipster Disruption: Off Track Planet will “Out-Cool” The Travel Guide Industry Tech Cocktail 12/22/13
Ahalogy 6 Signs It’s Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction Entrepreneur Magazine 12/9/13
Off Track Planet Off Track Planet Raises $500,000 Seed Round for Travel Guide App Skift 12/6/13
Choremonster P&G’s Crest, Oral-B incentivize app users with mobile coupons Cincinnati Enquirer 11/25/13
FlightCar Car-Sharing Finally Goes Legit at Tech World’s Top Airport Wired 11/25/13
FlightCar Let the fight to the car sharing death begin: FlightCar moves into Hubber’s territory