Damon Ragusa is founder of ThinkVine, a Cincinnati-based marketing optimization company.
Suprasanna Mishra is founder of StageShark, which has produced an app that lets you know when your favorite bands are in town.
Lisa Gear is founder of Lunatic Fringe Salon, an innovative salon that gives back to the community.
Connie Abirached is founder of Inky Dink T's, a niche market garment-printing business.
Noel Gauthier is founder of Losantiville, a design collective where a diverse group of people share space, tools and a storefront showroom.