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What is ETA?

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) is a business strategy where entrepreneurs acquire an existing company instead of starting a new venture. By purchasing a pre-established business, entrepreneurs can leverage existing resources, customer base, and operational systems to accelerate growth and mitigate some of the risks associated with starting from scratch.

What is CincyETA?

CincyETA is a Cincinnati-based community aimed at supporting those interested in owning and operating their own ventures through acquisition.

Is ETA right for me?

You can listen to the for more information about ETA. In particular, their March 3rd, 2024 episode titled "Exploring the Future of ETA” is a great resource to learn about ETA as a whole and determine if it aligns with your interests.

Who should join CincyETA?

Anyone interested in entrepreneurship through acquisition. Whether you're just starting out, or already partway through the process, we aim to provide resources and connections to help you succeed.

Are there membership fees?

No, we currently don’t charge membership fees to members. CincyETA is supported by Blue North, the KY Innovation Hub for Northern Kentucky ()

What are the benefits of being a CincyETA member?

As a member, you'll connect with experienced entrepreneurs, learn about acquisition strategies, find practical resources for managing your business, get mentorship from industry folks, and have the opportunity for potential business partnerships.

Do I need prior business or acquisition experience to join?

Not at all. We welcome anyone interested in entrepreneurship through acquisition, regardless of their experience level.

Can I get personal advice on acquisitions?

Yes, absolutely! Our experienced members are always willing to share their experiences and advice.

How do I become a CincyETA member?

Just submit this quick new member form:
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