Why join our program?

Cincinnati’s startup scene is exploding, and the city happens to be a great place to live. Here’s why your company should apply to Ocean.

Seed financing of $50,000.

The second you walk into our doors we give you $50,000 in the form of a founder-friendly convertible note.

We're good at what we do.

Across 3 cohorts we have graduated over 25 companies who have raised an aggregate $7M in follow-on capital.

Focused program curriculum.

Our program focuses on Value Proposition, Revenue Model and Investor Readiness. All Ocean mentors are well respected and highly influential in the Cincinnati community and willingly offer their guidance.

Cincinnati is an awesome place to live.

Cincinnati is home to 10 Fortune 500 company headquarters and includes well-established investment groups such as CincyTech and Queen City Angels.

Brand new office space in the heart of downtown Cincinnati.

As of July 2017 we have officially moved into a newly renovated 7,000 sq ft office space located in the heart of Cincinnati’s startup ecosystem.