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

Tim Schigel of Refinery Ventures and Falon Donohue of VentureOhio weigh in on how to become an ‘investible’ entrepreneur. WCPO Cincinnati

CrossChx partners with RightPatient to offer cloud-based biometric patient identification services. PRWeb

AOL co-founder Steve Case recently visited a jam-packed Union Hall as part of his Rise of the Rest Tour to discuss the opportunity and potential he sees in the local startup ecosystem. Cintrifuse

Two StartupCincy accelerator grads, The Monetizr and AraJoy, were recently accepted into the 2017 TechStars program. TechStars

Columbus innovates safety in transportation through the Smart Cities program. Fox News

JumpStart Inc. CEO Ray Leach weighs in on the strength of the Cleveland entrepreneurial ecosystem in the premier of Cleveland Hustles. CNBC

Columbus auto insurance startup Root recently announced its expansion into two more states and its partnership with Lyft. Insurance Journal

BrewDog taps well-known Columbus startup entrepreneur to be the U.S. CEO. Columbus Business First

Two Cincinnati accelerators were ranked top-tier accelerators nationally by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project.