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1000Zebras joins forces with 1819 Innovation Hub

May 13, 2024

The need for entrepreneurs to have access and visibility to dependable service professionals has never been more essential, and a delay in connecting with reliable providers can have an impact on progress and growth. This is where 1000Zebras, a business-to-business digital service marketplace and recent University of Cincinnati 1819 Innovation Hub startup partner, emerges, introducing an innovative twist that has the potential to be a transformative force in the online marketplace industry.


UC faculty unveil startup platform to redefine NIL landscape

May 8, 2024

UC faculty develop new platform for students to track scholarship criteria and monetize their name, image and likeness (NIL) for branding purposes. Carbon Copy Assets will launch a mobile application where students earn badges and rewards for verifying their participation at campus events like career fairs, student club meetings and volunteer opportunities. Students will also prove that they are building job and life skills such as financial and legal literacy. A blockchain will record these activities, allowing donors and employers to view a publicly verifiable, immutable list of achievements.


First-ever Gen-Z Insights event hosted by UC NEXT Innovation Scholars

April 19, 2024

In academia, the intersection of innovation, collaboration and the fresh perspectives of the University of Cincinnati NEXT Innovation Scholars (NIS) holds immense promise. As a multi-disciplinary student group of innovators, the program balances university, corporate and non-profit partners. NIS students are driven by curiosity, passion, future creation and pursuing innovation, fostering a community of forward-thinkers poised to tackle tomorrow's challenges today. Recently, these young visionaries hosted an inaugural Gen-Z Insights showcase event at the UC 1819 Innovation Hub. The packed room of attendees included 1819 corporate partners such as Kao and Main Street Ventures and distinguished faculty and staff members. All were eager to hear and learn more from NIS scholars and the industry projects they worked on throughout the year.


Jaws dropped as original 'Shark Tank' celeb judged the UC New Venture Championship

April 11, 2024

TThe University of Cincinnati 1819 Innovation Hub welcomed a unique guest—a shark, though not of the marine variety. Despite his penchant for hunting opportunities, this species shared no similarities with its aquatic counterpart. Renowned as one of the original "sharks" from ABC's acclaimed series, Shark Tank, Kevin Harrington recently brought his expertise to the UC New Venture Championship 2024 as a guest judge.


UC alum delivers virtual startup in e-commerce fulfillment

April 2, 2024

University of Cincinnati alumnus Jason Harbert attended the College of Engineering. He is the co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of Flowspace, partnering with CEO Ben Eachus. They combined their passion, skillsets and experience to create a cutting-edge full-service fulfillment management solution for direct-to-consumer (DTC) and business-to-business (B2B) models.


P&G and UC bridge gap between industry, academia

April 1, 2024

The Procter & Gamble (P&G) Digital Accelerator (formerly the UC Simulation Center) is an example of closing the gap between what industry practitioners need and what academic experts provide.


Student hackers forge health care solutions at 1819 Innovation Hub

March 29, 2024

The University of Cincinnati's 1819 Innovation Hub hosted the 13th annual RevolutionUC Hackathon. Three standout teams emerged victorious, showcasing groundbreaking solutions to pressing challenges, including health care. The event was a testament to the power of innovation and compassion.


UC Venture Lab NEXT summer program paves way for student startup success

March 21, 2024

Young founders with an idea or technology they want to develop into a business while still in school have an increasing number of resources to tap into at the University of Cincinnati. Venture Lab NEXT is a student accelerator program designed to offer tailored resources and guidance to student teams who have already gained traction and are seeking specialized mentorship aligned with their industry domain or stage of development.