Differential: Digital Product Agency

IdeaProfessional Web and Mobile app design and development for great digital products. BackgroundTim Metzner and Ry Walker had an idea to create a venture studio in Cincinnati for startups. They recognized that many startups in Cincinnati couldn’t build a quality MVP and lacked the technical ability to do so.…

Cladwell: The Capsule Wardrobe Company

IdeaPersonal styling service and app that teaches you how to live with a capsule wardrobe. The app generates daily outfits for you based on your clothes and the weather. BackgroundCladwell was Differential’s first client and investment. At the time, it focused on helping men dress better. Erin joined Cladwell…

Projacct: Enterprise project accounting

IdeaProject accounting for capital projects. Make it easier for project managers to keep track of their budget BackgroundI started my career at P&G as a Project Engineer managing $1MM+ capital projects One of the problems I saw was assigning costs from contractors and suppliers to particular budgets. P&…

Stress is the secret sauce to personal growth

It’s time to get uncomfortable. The largest gains in personal growth are when you are doing things outside of your comfort zone. Think about stress in the same way as lifting weights to build muscle. You need to work out a muscle group until it becomes hard to do.…