Start me up: 9 of our favorite 9 Q&A columns featuring Cincinnati entrepreneurs and innovators

CINCINNATI - There's a good reason the Tri-State has a reputation for fostering innovation and entrepreneurship: The region is home to a number of business incubators and plenty of smart, creative people to keep them busy.

WCPO Contributor Feoshia Davis has been talking with start-up and entrepreneurial all stars. In case you missed them, here's a roundup of some of most popular 9 Q&A columns.

Do you know about a startup we should know more about? Tell us in the comments section below this story.

1. Based in Blue Ash, REPP co-founder explains new tool for managing your reputation online (July 13, 2013).

REPP is working to make the web a little more transparent with a new service that allows people to verify and share their identities, photos and background checks with others.

2. Talking Tixers: Local startup develops online marketplace for swapping sports, concert tickets (Aug. 19, 2013)

A website that lets people swap sports or concert tickets, the startup gained early support from the Greater Cincinnati entrepreneurial community. It took top honors at the 2012 Cincinnati Startup Weekend, an annual competition.

3. Touritz co-founder explains how app will help guide you through sites and attractions  (Aug. 28, 2013)

The web-based platform lets groups like museums and historical organizations upload and present pictures, text, audio and video--creating walking tours for minimal cost.

4. Epipheo's Levi Bethune explains how 'truthful, honest, and entertaining' stories help clients  (Nov. 4, 2013)

Local startup Epipheo helps companies explain complex concepts through video storytelling. The company started with a talented group of creatives who worked remotely from across the country. 

5. How Cincinnati startup storeFlix helps companies improve their view of business activities (Nov. 18, 2013)

The company is harnessing the power of visuals with a new web-based platform for the consumer packaged goods industry. 

6. Skinny Mom CEO shares 'the skinny' on popular lifestyle brand for health, fitness-minded moms  (Dec. 16, 2013)

The fast-growing, 2-year-old website focuses on healthy living for mom and family. With more than 1 million unique visitors each month, Skinny Mom is a hit with women seeking tips on food, fashion and exercise.

7. Petbrosia provides customized food blends designed to help your pet maintain a healthy weight  (Jan. 27, 2014)

Based in Cincinnati, Petbrosia is a line of dog and cat food developed by company veterinarians and nutrition engineers. It is formulated for individual pets and evolves as dogs and cats age. Customers purchase the customized pet food blends online.

8. Toy makers use Linkedin to forge business ties, build on Cincinnati's fun and games heritage  (Feb. 3, 2014)

Cincinnati Game and Toy Industry Professionals is an informal organization of more than 300 members who connect online and in person to promote the profession.

9. IncludeFitness of Cincinnati aims to provide access to 'unbiased exercise equipment' for all  (Feb. 14, 2014)

IncludeFitness is set to debut its first in a line of fitness equipment that it says anyone can use, regardless of physical limitations. The Cincinnati company's first product, The Access, is a strength-training machine set for a full debut in late 2014.

Connect with WCPO Contributor Feoshia Davis on Twitter: @feoshiawrites. Look for a new column each Monday.
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