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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.


CPS teams up with UC Esports Lab for 2nd annual tournament

March 20, 2024

Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) recently teamed up with the UC Esports Lab to present the second annual Esports Tournament Showcase. Inside the University of Cincinnati's 1819 Innovation Hub, a state-of-the-art esports lab equipped with cutting-edge gaming equipment and amenities was an ideal backdrop for students to put their skills to the test. Nearly 40 students from six participating CPS schools gathered to compete in two tournaments: Rocket League and Super Smash Bros.


Business Courier op-ed: How to decide like a pro

March 8, 2024

Academics have studied the art and science of decision-making for decades – and across multiple disciplines such as economics, neuroscience and computer science. Beyond academia, Google appointed its first chief decision scientist some years back. And thanks to an influx of books, articles and podcasts on the subject, decision science has become a hot topic in leadership, innovation and strategy circles too.