Key Projects: Ecosystem Development

Ecosystem builders work to understand, leverage, and connect parts of the ecosystem, to break down silos, find alignment, and leverage strengths across a wide range of stakeholders and organizations. Explore how Wendy catalyzes connections for economic resilience.

Regional Resilience

As CEO of Energize Colorado, I apply my expertise as an ecosystem builder to cultivate economic resilience in a critical segment of Colorado’s economy.

BigCo Collaboration

As CEO at Cintrifuse, a public-private partnership in southwest Ohio and northern Kentucky, I led the effort to build high-value engagement between BigCos and startups.

University Hubs

Ecosystem builders can help universities engage in local innovation by aligning academic expertise and strategic priorities with the region’s long-term goals.

National Venture Capital

To build a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem in Cincinnati, I developed a national fund-of-funds venture capital strategy for foundational growth.