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Why Northern Kentucky

There are plenty of tech accelerators, incubators, and VC funds: there’s only one Northern Kentucky. We’re the Southern part of the Greater Cincinnati region where Midwestern hustle meets Southern hospitality and unbridled grit. We’re a place where the roll-up-your-sleeves, chip-on-your-shoulder kind of ideas find the opportunity to make their mark.

is made of 8 counties:

  • Boone County
  • Campbell County
  • Carroll County
  • Gallatin County
  • Grant County
  • Kenton County
  • Owen County
  • Pendleton Country
Why Northern Kentucky

There are plenty of tech accelerators, incubators, and VC funds: there’s only one Northern Kentucky. We’re the Southern part of the Greater Cincinnati region where Midwestern hustle meets Southern hospitality and unbridled grit. We’re a place where the roll-up-your-sleeves, chip-on-your-shoulder kind of ideas find the opportunity to make their mark.

Our Team

Our people are here to connect your idea to the resources and region that will help make it happen.

About Brit Fitzpatrick

In 2013, Brit founded MentorMe, one of the first Software as a Service mentoring startups. Using her experience taking an idea from concept to launch to an investor-backed company, Brit went on to lead entrepreneurship ecosystems in Memphis, TN, and Louisville, KY, before landing in Northern Kentucky. As Executive Director of Blue North, she leads our strategy to bring more great ideas to market while assisting entrepreneurs in scaling their impact and success. Brit's a southpaw who enjoys boxing, medical dramas (Grey's Anatomy, anyone?), road trips with friends, and growing her collection of quirky mugs.

About Abby Ober

As Blue North’s Program Director, Abby welcomes newcomers to the entrepreneurship community and helps you get plugged into our network. She oversees Blue North’s regional programs and events while also serving as the keyboardist behind our social media community. Prior to joining Blue North, Abby spent 6 years working with entrepreneurs in the Northern Kentucky region, supporting the growth of the Northern Kentucky entrepreneurship community along the way. In addition, she worked for a nationally ranked accelerator program and volunteered with multiple committees that focus on elevating entrepreneurs and small business owners regionally. Abby holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, Public Relations from the University of Cincinnati. Abby is a die-hard Cincinnati Reds fan and is on a quest to visit every professional baseball stadium in Major League Baseball.

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