We help founders with big ideas build strong tech companies in Southwest Ohio.

Our Mission

CincyTech transforms innovation into high performing life science and digital companies in Southwest Ohio.  Our team provides advice and capital to entrepreneurs, helps research institutions commercialize technology through startups, and catalyzes investment from individuals and institutions into regional companies.  Our companies create jobs, economic vitality and wealth in Southwest Ohio. 


One of the most active seed funds in the Midwest, CincyTech is supported by Ohio Third Frontier, more
than two dozen foundations, corporations, municipalities and individuals as well as our founding partners Cincinnati
Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the University of Cincinnati, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.

Industry Focus

    • Enterprise software, business software applications and technology-enabled services
    • Digital marketing technologies and consumer digital companies
    • Life science
    • Digital healthcare / informatics


CincyTech is currently investing out of CincyTech Fund IV, LLC, a $30.75 million seed stage fund.  We began investing out of this fund in 2016.

Imagining Grants

Through the support of Ohio Third Frontier and regional partners CincyTech uses Imagining Grants to provide funding for entrepreneurs and pre-seed companies to conduct the work necessary to transition promising business ideas and technology into seed fundable businesses. Target grant size is $20,000-$40,000. Companies must be located in Southwest Ohio.