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Katie Hill

The Entrepreneurs Center
444 E. Second St. Dayton, OH 45419
Having founded and built a successful tech business in Dayton, Katie knows the ins-and-outs of our startup scene. She now dedicates her days to supporting the newest wave of Miami Valley entrepreneurs in her role as both an Entrepreneur-in-Residence + Director of Marketing & Brand Strategy at The Entrepreneurs Center.

Katie previously founded CommuterAds, a first-to-market digital transit media company based in Dayton currently serving 14 cities where she raised $2 million in VC and other startup funding. Prior to that she worked at Leo Burnett, a global ad agency where she worked on technology projects for a Fortune 5 client. Katie holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in marketing from Illinois State University.

Talk to Katie about: The Entrepreneurs Center services + resources, ESP programming, the Small Business Development Center, Kinematic programming for commercializing research, Dayton Startup Week, Dayton Tech Guide, University of Dayton Flyer Pitch Competition, The Soin Award for Innovation, business planning, marketing strategy, commercialization, pro forma development, raising capital, operations, inclusion, female founders, Rinse Cycle spinning, Speakeasy yoga, Corner Kitchen cocktails, cockapoos, kids, and why if she hears one more thing about the pop-top can she's gonna scream.