What Is A Venture Studio?

A venture studio is a next-level startup accelerator centered on building companies in-house versus investing in external founders.

What Does a Startup Accelerator Do?

Startup accelerators are fixed-term, cohort-based programs meant to produce viable, investment-ready ventures through intensive mentorship, strategic planning, and training.

What Is An Incubator?

Incubators provide infant startups with time, space, and support at foundational stages.

Accelerator vs Incubator

Startup accelerators and incubators both aim to help early-stage startups succeed, but they approach it in different ways. While the programs overlap, we’ll look at a few key distinctions between these launchpads for entrepreneurs.

What Is A Startup Accelerator?

A startup accelerator is a program designed to help early-stage startups grow quickly by providing education, mentoring, and financing.

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 […]


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