The Catalyst

Cat•a•lyst : a person or event that quickly causes change or action.

Our team of economic development experts is actively traveling the globe and visiting the world's top industry conferences. With your help, our goal as the Regional Economic Development Initiative is to be the catalyst for economic growth in Greater Cincinnati by sharing our insights and the latest trends while engaging our region to amplify the stories and thought-leadership of our world-class industry experts located right here in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Interested in being a catalyst as a guest blogger? Contact us at Info@REDICincinnati.com with your story idea..

Why Economic Developers Should Care About Their Startup Ecosystems

By REDI Cincinnati on 08/07/2017

In this follow-up to Steve Case's July 12 visit to Cintrifuse, read how the region's startup ecosystem can help big companies succeed in an age of industry disruption.

Ocean Accelerator – Startups with a Mission

By REDI Cincinnati on 06/19/2017

Faith, business and community mix at Ocean Accelerator, the only faith-based accelerator of its kind in the United States. Backed by Crossroads Church in Oakley, the program attracts more than 350 applicants annually from every corner of the world – and more continue to flock to Greater Cincinnati. So what makes startups at Ocean Accelerator so successful?

3 ways to make your next international trip more impactful

By Janelle Lee on 05/02/2017

REDI Cincinnati is always searching for new businesses and growth opportunities. As our CEO Johnna Reeder often says, to truly be competitive, we need to think about how the Cincinnati region fits into the global economy. As part of this charge, Andrea Enders, manager of business development and projects, and I traveled to Mumbai and New Delhi to meet with Indian businesses interested in moving to the U.S. We always learn a great deal when we travel, but these three lessons rose to the top.

Engagement beyond the Classroom: NKU's Center for Applied Informatics

By John Sadosky on 04/17/2017

One Greater Cincinnati school is changing the way the region thinks about work force development. The Northern Kentucky University (NKU) College of Informatics teaches students how to use technology to solve real-world problems via their virtual co-op program.

Silicon Valley tech company finds talent it needs in Greater Cincinnati

By REDI Cincinnati on 03/24/2017

Quotient needs the brightest minds and the best talent to remain an industry leader. Its commitment to growth in Greater Cincinnati is catching the attention of local economic developers.