Cintrifuse is a non-profit organization located in Cincinnati,Ohio. It serves a "force for collaborative innovation" composed of individuals, investors and start-ups with new ideas that are all motivated to establish a powerful tech presence that will enhance the economy in the Greater Cincinnati area and its vicinity. Cintrifuse provides collaboration between large businesses, start-ups, universities, and investors to help create a tech focus economy. The company analyzes data to determine which large businesses, start-ups, universities, and investors would be mutually beneficial to each other and then provides collaboration between them. Cintrifuse believes that a tech economy is a self-sustaining ecosystem, which will continue to drive the economy by bringing jobs and into the Greater Cincinnaati area. Potenital investors will gain opportunites to find tech, that they might otherwise overlook.
Pete Blackshaw is the CEO of Cintrifuse. He recently returned to Cincinnati and is focused on developing new areas of digital expertise within the company.
Sarah Anderson is the Director at Cintrifuse Syndicate Fund.
Gaby Blocher is the Strategic Account Director.
Maurice Coffey is the Procter & Gamble Executive resident at Cintrifuse.
Nick Faulkner is the Principal at Cintrifuse Syndicare Fund.
Emily Geiger is the BigCo Innovation Vice President at Cintrifuse.
Lauran Hughes in the events and operations manager at Union Hall Cintrifuse.
Joani Means is the accounting manager at Cintrifuse.
Henry Molski is the marketing manager at Cintrifuse.
Eric Weissmann is the Vice President of Communications and Economic Inclusion at Cintrifuse.
Kevin Willey is the Kroger Company Executive at Cintrifuse.
The company is structured into three main components:
Syndicate funds- Syndicate funds is "a strategic fund of funds that connects corporate investors to a broad network of venture capital, start ups, and business solutions." This platform allows access to over "600 venture capital fund managers ad thousands fo start ups.:
Union Hall Staff- This part of the company serves as an area for collaborative working and event space. It has over 38,000 square feet and is where collaboration and meetings take place.
Data Experts- This part of the company uses algorithms and data analytics and to help pair companies and start-up with those who can benfit from each other the most.
OBJECTIVE OF THE ENTITY
Cintrifuse has three main objectives. These include leveraging the company's venture fund to access the latest technologies, creating investment pools for entrepreneurs and to generate powerful financial returns; creating an environment help large companies discover innovators and innovations that are necessary to lead and grow their industries; and assisting entrepreneurs to start new businesses and then leading customers in the industry.
DETAILS OF ITS FUND
Cintrifuse has over $90 million at work and invested in venture capital. The company has over 600 different startups in its pipeline, with over 50% of them attracting "seed and later-stage investments."
The company has 17 different Venture funds, and a $57 million fund size. It has invested in 554 start-ups with a total value of fund start-up at $4 billion.
3 EXAMPLES OF EACH
Allos Ventures, Atlas Ventures, and Bull Pen Capital (See full list, at here.)