Discover Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Cincy’s Got Startups 2023

Cincinnati, OH, 8/21/23 – Cincy’s Got Startups, an in-person pitch competition returns for its 2nd edition at Startup Cincy Week 2023 on Thursday, October 26th, from 5 PM to 8 PM at Union Hall, 1311 Vine Street. The event promises to unite a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem partners, and startup enthusiasts, all brought together by its captivating America’s Got Talent style presentation.

The event will kick off as a happy hour where participating startups will each have a table display and transition into a pitch competition. Participating startups will give 2-3 minute pitch presentations followed by live voting from the guests. The event will conclude with an announcement of a winner, a presentation of a trophy, and a prize package worth more than $2500.

Last year’s event featured seven local startups that were each nominated by an entrepreneurial support organization. The winner, Really Good Boxed Wine, took home a personal trophy, and their nominator, Cintrifuse got to keep the main trophy until this year’s event. 

The event is scheduled as the closing program for StartupCincy Week 2023, a celebration of Startups in the Greater Cincinnati ecosystem. StartupCincy Week is to connect the region’s and nation’s entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators to cutting-edge knowledge sharing, networking, resources, and to our ecosystem. Come experience the best food, community, and innovation Cincinnati has to offer.

The application for participation will close on September 26th, so aspiring startups should seize the opportunity now. Whether you’re a startup founder looking to showcase your idea, an investor seeking the next big opportunity, or simply passionate about innovation, Cincy’s Got Startups 2023 is the place to be.

Sign up now to participate as a startup or attendee and be part of this exciting event. For more information and to sign up, visit

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