Forbes: This university is taking a novel approach to launching startups In Ohio

1819's Venture Lab multi-university partnership grabs headlines

The partnership opening eligibility for startups from four neighboring institutions to participate in the Venture Lab pre-accelerator program at the University of Cincinnati's 1819 Innovation Hub is gaining attention locally and nationally.

Media in Cincinnati and Dayton both jumped at the chance to cover the news, which makes potential startups from Xavier University, Wright State University, the University of Dayton and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College eligible to go through the Venture Lab program. 

A few days later, the news went national with a feature on 

Forbes: This University Is Taking A Novel Approach To Launching Startups In Ohio

WCPO: UC's 1819 Innovation Hub is looking for good ideas from Cincinnati to Dayton

Cincinnati Business Courier: UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub partners with local universities to boost startups

Local 12: UC's 1819 Innovation Hub partners with local universities to boost startups

Dayton Daily News: Wright State, UD partner in regional university incubator

WDTN-TV:Universities partnering for entrepreneurial incubator program

The University of Dayton's story on the partnership

The 1819 Innovation Hub and the university's Innovation Agenda are key components of Next Lives Here, UC's strategic direction. The formation of new collaborations and partnerships linking UC’s talent in transformative ways—both internally and externally—provides a platform to advance and enrich experiences, ideas, and outcomes.

Innovation Lives Here

The University of Cincinnati, classified as a Research 1 institution by the Carnegie Commission, is ranked in the National Science Foundation's Top-40 public research universities and secured a spot on Reuter’s World’s Most Innovative Universities list. UC's students and faculty investigate problems and innovate solutions with real-world impact. Next Lives Here.