Differential: Digital Product Agency

Professional 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: Experience the Freedom of a Capsule Wardrobe

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…

Cloverfeld: Modern Financial Advisor

Financial management for entrepreneurs and freelancers. BackgroundMost financial advisors focus on rich people and those with a steady paycheck. The advice is all the same: save x% of your income and put them in low cost index funds. And it’s really good advice for those audiences. As an entrepreneur…

mintedJOY: Gift Giving Platform for Kids

A gift giving platform for parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles to gift experiences instead of toys for kids BackgroundI had just become interested in minimalism, and my nieces and nephews just had loads of toys every year that they never played with and barely remembered. Any had been giving great…

Canopi: Influencer Marketing Platform

Connect bloggers with brands BackgroundErin had grown her fashion blog, Reality Chic, to over 40k visitors a month and was being invited to NYC fashion week, writing for the Huffington Post (before everyone could) and was getting approach for partnerships with brands. She, like other bloggers, didn’t know how…

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&…