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Date Event Location
Wednesday, August 23 Elevate Networking Event Elevate
Wednesday, September 6 Center for Law and Entrepreneurship Infomation Session & Lunch Nunn Hall Room 312
Monday, September 18 Lunch with the Angels Xavier Sedler Center
Wednesday, September 20 Data & Tech CEO Panel and Networking Reception Strietmann Center
Monday- Thursday, October 23-26

StartupCincy Week

(Students Attending 2+ Sessions)

Cintrifuse, OTR
Thursday, October 26 Evening Reception with Startups The Alcove
February (Date TBA)

History of FC Cincinnati: the Startup

(Student Attendance Required for Invitation to FCC Game Event in April)

NKU Campus
March (Date TBA) Columbus Entrepreneurship Eco-System Visit (Overnight) TBA
April (Date TBA) Business of FCC and Game FCC; TBA
Join the Entrepreneurship Eco-System
Apply to become a Chase Entrepreneur and get exclusive invitations and access to the entrepreneurship ecosystem. 


Chase Entrepreneurs will receive an exclusive invitation to attend a meeting of the Queen City Angels, a local angel investment group that invests in start-ups globally, and have lunch with the angels to get a behind-the-scenes look at angel investing in the local, national and global economy.  

When: Monday, September 18th from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (may receive invitation to attend meeting at 9:00 a.m. but not required)

Where: Xavier University, Smith Hall room G14 in the Sedler Center for Experiential Learning



Strietmann Center

LISTEN AND ENGAGE with tech startup CEO's as they discuss building and growing a tech startup in Greater Cincinnati and how starting a tech company differs from other startups. Join CEO's and leaders from NaviStone (digital intent data), InfoTrust (digital analytics consulting), and Digital Factory, Inc. (geo-fencing) for a panel discussion on their journey from ideation through funding and into development and growth. 

When: Wednesday, September 20 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. (reception included)

Where: The Strietmann Center in the Penthaus, 235 W 12th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202



Join Cincinnati startup founders and business leaders at StartupCincy Week for a week-long networking & entrepreneurship experience. We will participate in StartupCincy Week activities and host a private happy hour event with start-up founders, investors and entrepreneurship community leaders.

Cintrifuse has been recognized as one of the most innovative start-up support organizations in the US. A multifaceted force for “collaborative innovation,"  the Cintrifuse mission is to make this region the #1 tech start-up hub in the Midwest.   

When: *All Students Required to Attend 2 Sessions at StartupCincy*
StartupCincy Week Monday, October 23- Thursday, October 26th
Thursday, October 26, Happy Hour from 4:30-6:30 p.m at Alcove

Where: StartupCincy Week activities (agenda forthcoming) located at Cintrifuse's Union Hall at 1311 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH, happy hour located at Alcove by MadTree Brewing at 1410 Vine Street



Behind the Scenes 
Cincinnati Reds Cap Logo


Chase Entrepreneurs will go behind the scenes of FC Cincinnati. Students will attend a program and presentation on the NKU campus exploring the History of the FCC: the Startup. *Attendance at this program is required in order to be invited to the April Event*-  The Business of FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium & Soccer Game.  


  • February, FCC the Startup 
  • April, History of FC CIncinnati and Game


  • February, NKU Campus
  • April, TQL Stadium
Be a Chase Entrepreneur

A Chase Entrepreneur is a law student interested in pursuing a career in entrepreneurship or representing entrepreneurs and businesses. To qualify, students must complete an application. We will accept a limited number of student applications. Once accepted, students must attend (either live or virtually if offered) at least half of the programming offered and a minimum of 2 sessions at StartupCincy Week. Chase Entrepreneurs will be invited to go behind the scenes on investing in, founding and running, and supporting startups as well as learning about and visiting FC Cincinnati, the Startup and the Business. 

Applications are due by Monday, September 11, 2023. Questions? Contact Jeannine Lambert at, stop by the office at NH 521 or call (859) 572-6403.

Questions? Contact Executive Director Jeannine Lambert at, stop by NH 521 or call (859) 572-6403.