If you follow us on Twitter, you may have heard: we hosted our Cincy Inno-Troduction event at 1628 Ltd. last night.

It was an unequivocal blast, and the Cincy Inno team wanted to take a quick moment to thank you, dear readers, for making it as successful and enjoyable as it was, and for giving us the opportunity to put faces to names and hear your stories live and in person.

We were also thrilled to be joined by representatives from The Brandery and gener8tor, two nationally ranked accelerators, who headlined our fireside chat. They talked a bit about their mission and goals, as well as answered questions from the audience — and announced their forthcoming partnership.

“We are thrilled to be joining forces with The Brandery and executing on our vision of being the No. 1 startup ecosystem in the middle of the country,” said gener8tor co-founder, Troy Vosseller, who helped created the accelerator in 2012.

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“We couldn’t be more excited about the future of The Brandery accelerator program,” said Rob McDonald, co-founder of The Brandery. “By joining forces with gener8tor and the gener8tor team, The Brandery program has the potential to attract some of the highest quality companies to Cincinnati.”

For those who were unable to attend, we missed you! However, we’ve created a gallery of snapshots from the event for you to enjoy, so it feels like you were really there. Check those out below (we’ll add more as they come in, too).

Interested in mingling with us again? Our next Cincinnati soirée is in April. Tickets go on sale soon for this event, so keep a weather eye on that space; more news and updates will come soon.

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