On Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, @ Mount St. Joseph University, 30 hand-picked students from 5 universities located in the Greater Cincinnati region will focus on solving specific challenges for 3 outstanding businesses located in Price Hill and Westwood. The SLAM! is just one of the service offerings provided by the Incline Incubator to help existing low-tech businesses grow profitably. In addition to Mount St. Joseph University the other 4 universities participating in this event are: Cincinnati Christian University, University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University, and Xavier University Williams College of Business. The 3 outstanding businesses that presented the business challenges to the 30 students are: Henke Winery (rated the 6th best urban winery in North America), Prima Vista (rated the Cincinnati's best Italian Restaurant With A View), and the BLOC Coffee Company (opening at a new location in the Incline District).
So that's ...... 3 low-tech businesses - 30 hand-picked MBA and undergraduate students from the Greater Cincinnati region - 6 teams of 5 students each - 6 solutions presented to overcome obstacles to profitable growth - 1 University BrainSteer SLAM TEAM WINNER! A quote from one of the MBA students participating, "I love Cincinnati and I am always willing to do whatever I can to help us grow - additionally, I am very, very competitive."