Rico Grant is a serial entrepreneur and startup mentor. His ten years of Big Co. experience combined with his mentality of startup grit brings a unique perspective to the growth and potential of early stage companies. A founder of himself Rico approaches the startup world with a founders first perspective, a key component to the structure of the SoCap Accelerate program.
 
A Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky native Rico is passionate about the growth of the region as it pertains to entrepreneurship. Rico is the founder of Paloozanoire a three day lifestyle conference with a focus on entrepreneurship held annually in Cincinnati attracting over 3000 attendees.
 
“I can’t think of anything that excites me more than innovation. Combine that level of excitement with the ability to identify and work with founders who are building the coolest of things to make the world a healthier place, its unexplainable.