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The Brandery

The Brandery

  • Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

  • Cincinnati, Ohio

Stage

  • Early Stage, Grant, Seed

Type

  • Venture Capital

Description

The Brandery is a top US startup accelerator, vital for Cincinnati’s entrepreneurial future. We’re breaking barriers by boosting access to capital and networks, essential for business growth and success.

Mission

The mission of The Brandery is to level the playing field for all entrepreneurs, particularly those historically underrepresented, by providing access to funding, mentorship, and resources through a specialized accelerator program.

Beauty Investments #

  • 2

Primary Sector

  • Healthcare, Wellness, Food, Technology

Beauty Exits #

  • 0

Last Beauty Invest

  • Jul, 2020-Bright Breaks-$4.2M

BEAUTY PORTFOLIO

How to Apply?

https://www.mainstventures.org/educate

Criteria

Geographical Focus:
“Cincinnati, leveraging regional expertise in branding, marketing, and design.”

Investment Stage:
“Early-stage startups participating in a 12-week accelerator program.”

Revenue:
“Startups receive $90K in funding, a year of free office space, and over $200K in additional benefits.”

Traction:
“Access to elite mentor network and world-class creative agencies.
Connections with major companies like Procter & Gamble and Kroger.
Membership in GAN provides over $1M worth of free services and introductions to investors.”

Founder Traits:
“Focus on early-stage entrepreneurs aiming to scale their businesses.
Access to resources and mentorship crucial for growth.”

Investment Situations:
“Early-stage startups seeking acceleration in branding, marketing, and design.
Access to networks and resources to propel growth and market entry.”

Sectors/Industries:
“Consumer brands and related services, leveraging Cincinnati’s branding and marketing strengths.”

Resources Breakdown Funding Terms
  • $30K to $100K

Education
  • Yes
Accelerator
  • Type-On Site
  • Duration-4 Weeks
Network
  • 79
1:1
  • Yes

IMPERATIVE: CULTURE & VALUES

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BEAUTY FUNDER FIT SCORE

Resources

Education

Accelerator

Network

1:1

4.35/10

*This score calculates the likelihood of any beauty brand getting funded by the investor. The score gives weights to number of beauty investments, recency of beauty investment, number of beauty exits, inclusivity inclination, resources offered, etc.

Inclusivity Investments %
  • 10.50%
Beauty Investments #
  • 2

Beauty Exits #
  • 0
Last Beauty Invest
  • Jul, 2020-Bright Breaks-$4.2M

LEAD DETAILS

Lead Contact

Nick Cioffi

Title

Mentor

LinkedIn

Twitter Handle

The Brandery

Contact

hello@mainstventures.org

1(513)443-2114

JUMP CONCLUSION

The Brandery targets early-stage tech startups across various industries, emphasizing AI, AR, IoT, and sectors like healthcare and e-commerce. They provide mentorship in branding and marketing, supporting ventures with strong potential for market disruption and scalability.

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