Beth Rader on Women and Angel Investing


Beth Rader has been a member of QCA for over five years and is enthusiastic about the benefits of angel investing for investors, entrepreneurs and the community at large. ¬†As one of the still relatively few women angel investors in the Cincinnati area, Beth recently shared a few of her perspectives with The Halo Effect.Why [Read more…]

Queen City Angels Invests in Divine Services Corporation


Queen City Angels (QCA) recently completed an investment in Divine Services Corporation, a growing traditional and on-demand valet service for downtown Dayton and Cincinnati. In addition to its traditional valet offerings, Divine Services is modernizing valet services. The company uses mobile teams that will customers anywhere within the service area to pick up their vehicles [Read more…]

A Trusted Legal Partner


Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (Taft) is a valuable QCA partner. Since QCA’s formation over 15 years ago, we have engaged with Taft to provide a number of legal services needed by QCA. Taft has a strong presence in this region with over 400 attorneys practicing every area of law. The firm understands the business [Read more…]

Brick and MORTAR…


The number of resources available to entrepreneurs and start-up companies continues to grow in Cincinnati. In 2014, three friends started an organization focused on serving underserved downtown communities such as Walnut Hills and Over the Rhine. MORTAR fulfills its purpose by “offering non-traditional entrepreneurs the opportunity to use their inherent talents to not just make [Read more…]

Angel Spotlight: Don McKee


Over the past eight years, Don McKee has become a leading member of the Queen City Angels. He has been instrumental in arranging and then raising the initial and follow-on financings for six companies and currently serves as a lead board member for four companies. In 2013, after nomination by one of his portfolio companies, [Read more…]