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Dec 2018

The 19 Cincinnati Startups to Watch in 2019

There are a few elements that make a startup worth keeping an eye on. One is fast-paced scale. Two, representation (and success) in local or national pitch competitions, funding rounds or by receiving significant grants and awards. Three, the startup in question is doing something so new and interesting in the ecosystem that you can’t look away.


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Oct 2018

CNBC Unveils CNBC Upstart 100

The 2018 Upstart 100 list features rising companies* spanning nearly every sector, including fintech, health tech, cybersecurity, retail, and more. CNBC also provides a clearer picture of where venture capitalists are placing their bets on the future.


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Aug 2018

Forget Silicon Valley, these 7 cities are great for start-ups

In Cincinnati, many young entrepreneurs are launching notable start-ups like Tilr, a hiring platform, and Lisnr, which provides device connectivity using sound waves and is ranked No. 22 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 for 2018.


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Aug 2018

Here are finalists for the 2018 Best Places to Work awards

The Business Courier has named the finalists for this year’s Best Places to Work awards. The program recognizes Greater Cincinnati employers with the most engaged workforces.


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Jun 2018

Tilr bringing its skills focused employment platform to 12 new US cities

Tilr, a startup currently in its third year of doing business, recently declared that it’ll be pushing outward into 12 new cities while it hopes to evolve the current standard way businesses hire employees by using an artificial intelligence driven program that will match employees solely using their skill set and not former jobs.

Jun 2018

Tech startup Tilr adds 12 new markets

Tilr, the tech startup that connects potential employees with employers based on their skills, has added marketplaces in Charlotte, N.C.; Austin, Texas; Dallas; Denver; Jacksonville, Fla.; Kansas City; Louisville; Madison, Wis.; Nashville; New Orleans; Orlando; Seattle and Tucson, Ariz.

Jun 2018

Cincinnati startup expands to Charlotte with a new way to find workers

A fast-growing Cincinnati startup has expanded its service to Charlotte and other new markets, bringing its total reach to 17 markets nationwide.

Jun 2018

Cincinnati startup expands to Louisville with a new way to find workers

A fast-growing Cincinnati startup has expanded its service to Louisville and other new markets, bringing its total reach to 17 markets nationwide.

Jun 2018

Cincinnati startup expands to 12 new markets

A fast-growing Cincinnati startup has expanded its service to 12 new markets, bringing its total reach to 17 markets nationwide.

Jun 2018

Tilr Enters 13 New Markets

Cincinnati-based hiring startup Tilr has announced that it has brought its service to 12 new cities, Venture Beat reports.

Jun 2018

Cincinnati’s Tilr brings its skills-based staffing platform to 12 new cities

Three-year-old hiring startup Tilr announced today that it has expanded to 12 new cities as it aims to change the way companies hire on-demand workers with an artificial intelligence-powered platform that matches workers based on skills, not past job titles.

May 2018

How Cincinnati Became a Tech Startup Model for the Midwest

Compared to fellow mid-sized Midwestern cities, it’s fair to say that Cincinnati may already be pulling away as a model for how to embrace and grow a tech startup scene outside of the established coastal paragons. Just ask around. “It’s a place where you can really paint your own picture,” says Crenshaw, “and the city will help you.”

May 2018

10 Startups Set to Explode in Summer 2018

You’ll likely find tilr on a lot of this year’s “Hottest Startup” lists—and for good reason. The Cincinnati-based startup is using an algorithmic approach to match job seekers and companies in a way that leaves out the usual job title bias and instead focuses on skills and job requirements.

May 2018

2 Nifty Disruptors Helping Older People Get Jobs

2 Nifty Disruptors Helping Older People Get Jobs

The prospects for getting hired when you’re over 50 are often, sadly, dim. But two unconventional, age-blind companies with unconventionally pronounced names — Tilr (“tiller”) and WAHVE (“wave”) — just might change things for older job seekers. And not a moment too soon.

May 2018

tilr Featured On First Episode of Upside Podcast

tilr Featured On First Episode of Upside Podcast

Summer Crenshaw, co-founder, COO, and CMO of tilr discusses the tilr story on the first episode of the Upside Podcast.

Apr 2018

And the Tech Madness Winner Is…

And the Tech Madness Winner Is…

tilr, a Cincinnati-based tech company that facilitates connections between workers and the companies that need their skills, has been named the big winner of Cincy Inno’s inaugural Tech Madness.