The “Finish Line” is Only the Beginning: How to Make Sure Your Exit or Acquisition is as Successful as Possible
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a big moment.
If you’re a startup founder, early employee, or even an investor, your “exit” is the major milestone moment you’re pushing for, likely from day one.
If you’re a company that’s acquiring talent and product, getting a deal across the goal line is a major accomplishment.
CINCINNATI, OH MAY 3, 2023 – OCEAN Accelerator™ Announces New Cohort of High-Tech Innovators for Human-centered Accelerator Program OCEAN Accelerator is a 17-week program designed to help founders build venture-backable companies. The program provides seed funding, mentorship, education, and professional services to support the growth of participating startups. Along with traditional accelerator elements, the OCEAN […]
Helping Early-Stage Founders Build Venture-Backable Companies OCEAN Programs is pleased to announce applications are open for its ninth high-tech accelerator cohort. This is an opportunity for early-stage founders working on cutting-edge technologies in any tech-enabled sector. OCEAN Accelerator is a 17-week program designed to help founders build venture-backable companies. The program provides seed funding, mentorship, […]
What is a financial model? It’s a tool you can use to understand and plan for your startup’s financial future. It gives you insight into how much capital you need to raise, and how long it will take you to become profitable. This gives you the power to make informed decisions when you’re raising capital […]
What do entrepreneurs bring to their Churches and surrounding communities? Entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing occupations not only in the United States, but also worldwide (Hubspot). Why is it not being recognized and supported by churches who have entrepreneurs in their congregation? Furthermore, we are going to look into why entrepreneurship is a good […]
Guest Writer: Steve Soars, VP of Programs at Ardent Mentoring. Ardent Mentoring’s experience shows that enterprises can succeed or fail in critical moments in the early stages of growth. We believe that mentoring can play a vital role during these moments to help an entrepreneur navigate through difficult decisions. In this video, Sean Lambert, President of […]
R3: Transitioning 3D Printed Goods from Premium Products to Goods a Wider Market Can Afford. You probably remember hearing a few years back that 3D printing was going to change our lives forever. That everything from 3D printed buildings to healthy 3D printed food would be at our fingertips in the blink of an eye. […]
Predictive Procurement and Why it Matters. In a world of growing supply chain issues and just-in-time production, buying supplies and services to run a business is becoming a difficult task for the entrepreneurs we train everyday. For the most part, we still utilize email, spreadsheets, and legacy tools to approach procurement. While these methods may […]
Disrupting the video game market! OCEAN is thrilled to celebrate the steps our entrepreneurs are making in the gaming space. As one of our Class 7 tech start-ups, Gaming Revolution for International Development (GRID) graduated from Ocean Accelerator last year and is making critical progress in transforming the way video games are made and used. After working alongside […]
Build better teams. Do better work. Our team at OCEAN is so excited to celebrate Cloverleaf, one of our Class 3 startups that graduated from the Ocean accelerator program back in 2017. After receiving seed funding, training, and mentoring through our program, Cloverleaf has gone on to scale up well-rounded, and diverse coaching products for their users. Cloverleaf’s […]