What Happens When Leaders Get Away, Slow Down, and Listen

Refuge carries out their mission of “keeping the best leaders in the game for the whole game” by creating shared experiences. Those shared experiences then create trust, which creates vulnerability. Vulnerability for leaders creates transformation.

OCEAN Accelerator™ Announces Cohort 9

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 […]

OCEAN Accelerator Opens Applications for Cohort 9

OCEAN Accelerator Cohort

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, […]

The Perfect Time to Build a New Financial Model

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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 […]

When The Church Invests In Entrepreneurs

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 […]

5 Ways To Make Wise Decisions In Your Enterprise

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 […]

OCEAN Alumni R3 Printing has Raised $1.3M+ in Crowd Funding

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. […]

OCEAN Alumni Arkestro raises $26M in Series A Funding

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 […]

OCEAN Alum GRID raises $2.3M in Seed Funding

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 […]

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