News
The Angel Capital Association, the world’s leading association for angel investors, has elected Queen City Angels Founder and VentureOhio Board Secretary, Tony Shipley, Vice-Chairman. PRWeb

Genetesis co-founder and CEO Peeyush Shrivastava was recently selected as to be a 2017 Thiel Fellow, one of only 25 fellows selected from 2,800 applicants. CincyTech

Diasome Pharmaceuticals, a Cleveland-based life sciences technology startup, recently announced an agreement for funding up to $30M led by Medicxi, a leading European VC. Business Wire

Events
July 25th: Scaling Up, a new series by JumpStart, hosts a panel of entrepreneurs and local business owners to focus on small business growth. Head to Great Lakes Brewing Company on July 25th for their next event!

July 28th: Join BioOhio for “Redefining Leadership: The Core Behaviors of Successful Leaders” to hear from a successful panel on their journey of successful leadership practices.

August 15th: Join JumpStart for the third annual Startup Scaleup, bringing together small business owners, entrepreneurs, and investors for a full day of learning and networking. This year’s event features speakers like Rob Krolik (the former CFO of Yelp) and Cortney Marchetti (People Operations & Engagement Leader at companies such as Lyft & Shutterfly). Get your tickets today!

Save the Date:
September 19th: This year’s VentureDinner will be held on September 19th at the Columbus Hilton Downtown. The event brings together over 500 investors, entrepreneurs, legislators and influencers of the Ohio entrepreneurial ecosystem to celebrate the recent successes of Ohio companies. Grab your table in advance – last year’s event sold out.