StartupCincy Week 2021 has ended
StartupCincy Week is an annual four-day celebration of the local entrepreneurial community, building momentum and opportunities for the Greater Cincinnati ecosystem. This year’s event includes virtual-only sessions, in-person Happy Hours, a virtual $75K FinTech Frontier Pitch Competition, in-person Startup Job Fair, and more! This event is made possible through the generous contributions of sponsors, speakers, volunteers, and local vendors.

Click HERE to register to attend the event from October 26-29, 2021.
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Tuesday, October 26 • 12:30pm - 1:00pm
REstrategize: Partnering with Fortune 500 Companies, Sponsored By Verizon

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REstrategize your relationships with Fortune 500 Companies. Leaders at Verizon Ventures, Verizon's venture capital arm, and Verizon's 5G Labs will facilitate an interactive webinar on strategies to successfully partner with Fortune 500 companies. This session will be particularly beneficial to tech entrepreneurs, start-up founders, and business owners in all stages of growth.

This session will be held virtually through Zoom. The webinar link will appear in this window 10 minutes prior to the start. Click to join!

About The Speakers

Joshua Ness is a Senior Manager at Verizon 5G Labs in New York City. He partners with enterprise, startups, and academic teams to drive innovation around 5G and co-create 5G concepts. He also works to educate, inspire, and connect the dots for businesses interested in moving forward with emerging technology.

Ajay Patel is Principal at Verizon Ventures in New York City. He manages diligence processes, financial modeling, and prepares investment committee materials for opportunities, including market sizing, competitive landscaping, private and public company comparable analysis, business valuation, and capitalization table analysis. Sources, invests, and maintains board observer seats in Seed to Series B startups that are strategically aligned with company growth initiatives, new business opportunities, and emerging technologies.

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Joshua Ness

Senior Manager, Verizon 5G Labs
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Ajay Patel

Principal, Verizon Ventures

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Tuesday October 26, 2021 12:30pm - 1:00pm EDT