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Startups to Watch in 2022

It’s been another crazy year here at Cincy Inno. And not just because of a seemingly-never-ending global pandemic. The year 2021 has been a blockbuster for local startups as pent-up demand brought in more than $600 million in venture capital this year alone, shattering previous records. Several upstarts announced plans to go public, including Griid and Blue Water Vaccines, and entrepreneurs aplenty are jumping in to start their second acts – a harbinger of a healthy startup ecosystem.

Effort to boost Cincinnati fintechs opens application for pitch contest

FinTech Frontier is back for its second-ever pitch competition. This initiative, designed to boost Cincinnati’s position as an emerging hub for fintech startups is accepting applications for the contest, with finalists set to be announced in mid-October. The deadline to apply is Oct. 8.