Startup Event Brings Entrepreneurs Across the Region TogetherUpcoming Events — By Susan Post on August 29, 2013 at 8:00 am
National startup conference Everywhere Else Cincinnati will bring entrepreneurs from across the Midwest together for two and a half days of business building workshops and lectures. Cincinnati-based digital media company, Nibletz is hosting the event at the Duke Energy Convention Center September 29th – October 1st.
Nibletz owner Nick Tippmann says, “The goal is to help entrepreneurs and startups across the region unite. We want to showcase what is going on in the Midwest.”
The event is geared towards software startups, while also finding a niche for some hardware biotechnology companies. Attendees will take in lectures from a variety of successful entrepreneurs, and can also showcase their ideas at the Startup Village.
Startups can purchase booths where they highlight their company for venture capitalists, talent and other attendees at the event. The Startup Village is designed to provide direct interaction between creators and investors. Lectures that are are setup for early-stage startups will round out the conference days.
Nibletz hosted a similar event, Everywhere Else Memphis, with great success. Over 1,280 people representing 76 startups from 36 states and 7 countries attended the event. Many of the starups from the village also went on to raise capital or find placements in accelerator programs.
Tippmann says Everywhere Else Cincinnati is on track to see similar attendance. He is excited to see how the event unfolds in its new location. Cincinnati was chosen because of the vibrant entrepreneurial community, numerous accelerators and great venture capital firms in the area.
Early birds can get tickets for $99 or a booth for $495 through September 8th.
For more information and event registration, visit eecincinnati.com.
Susan is a Staff Writer for TheMetropreneur.com. She has completed several assignments as a Freelance Writer & Editor for clients throughout Central Ohio and loves all the random, fun facts she has learned from them along the way. She holds a degree in Communication with a minor in Professional Writing from The Ohio State University. Susan lives in Victorian Village and loves to run, write, drink coffee and explore all of the great restaurants and bars throughout Columbus.
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