Ohio State's Tech Entrepreneurship Showcase

ShowOHI/O is an event that highlights and celebrates outstanding and innovative tech developed by Ohio State students, faculty, and alumni.

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Fri, Apr 12 | Ohio State

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πŸš€ Join us for an exclusive evening dedicated to showcasing groundbreaking technologies cultivated by the brilliant minds of Ohio State's faculty, students, and alumni! ShowOHI/O is more than a networking eventβ€”it's a celebration of innovation, entrepreneurship, and the vibrant tech coming from Buckeye Nation.

πŸ“… Date: Fri, Apr 12, 2024
πŸ•’ Time: 6pm
πŸ“ Location: Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center (Near Schottenstein Center on Ohio State campus).

Keynote Speakers + Special Guests

  • Micha Elsner, PhD - LLMs/AI Expert, OSU
  • Xueru Zhang, PhD - Machine Learning with Fairness Expert, OSU
  • Shereen Agrawal - Executive Director, Center for Software Innovation, OSU
  • Suprasanna "Super" Mishra - Senior Group Product Manager, Upstart

πŸ₯‚ Free Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. For more details regarding parking and event day information, view the logistics section.

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ShowOHIO 2024 Presenter Table Listing
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Pelorus Health Our software tools give caregivers peace of mind and children with type 1 diabetes more freedom. We envision a world where every child can be whoever they want, unrestrained by their illness.
Budget Collector Inc. Budget Collector is an art technology startup with the goal of making the art market more accessible. We are focused on helping galleries/museums gain better insights into their communities through a suite of technology products from finding new leads to AI cataloging.
STEMscapes (by Youth for STEM Equity) STEMscapes are dynamic, immersive, and gamified STEM escape rooms that promote equitable learning through student-teacher development, interpersonal engagement, long-term retention, and industry exposure.
insiderviz.com insiderviz tells the stories of companies through the actions of their insiders.
Quant-Arcade Quant-Arcade is aiming to combine fun and educational games with emerging technology to foster interest in STEM fields at a young age. Specifically, we want to introduce young students to the idea of quantum mechanics in a stress-free and exciting way that will stick with them throughout their academic careers.
Duodate Duodate is the next-generation double dating platform. Invite your friends and plan double dates with other groups of friends in safe and shared social spaces.
Solstice Outreach Solstice Outreach is a social enterprise that provides interactive STEM programming to the next generation through immersive and engaging portable planetarium shows. Solstice inspires audiences ranging from kindergarten to workplace professionals, prioritizing outreach to under-resourced communities.
GRAiD GRAID: AI-powered efficiency for university grading. Webcam proctoring, personalized feedback, and streamlined assignments make grading effortless. Revolutionize your process today.
The Grade Guide Your navigator for college classes
Yinsight A mobile application that empowering individuals to reach their full potential by optimizing the learning experience, guiding them from insight to action.
Perun Power Supply Recharging electronics from thin air.
U: The Mind Company Optimized Transcranial Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
Digitag Bringing invisible intelligence to small and medium sized businesses.
The Be WISE Initiative Building a 21st Century Grad
Welcome Home Welcome Home transforms 2D floorplans of unbuilt residential real estate into 360 degree immersive experiences
See3D, Inc. See3D is a nonprofit that manages the design, printing, and distribution of 3D printed models for people who are blind or have low vision throughout the world.
Bio-Aid-Emergency-Navigator A drone that utilizes object detection to find lost people or help injured people by dropping first-aid supplies.
Accessible Navigation A project dedicated to making pedestrian travel more accessible to those with movement and sense limitations.
Smart White Cane An add-on system to white canes that brings a new world of intuition and safety to its user.
Finjourney Making crippling debt fun!
Algorithmo Drag and drop algorithmic day trading.

Eligibility Criteria

Anyone is welcome to apply to present at ShowOHI/O. In the past, ShowOHI/O has hosted a wide variety of endeavors - ranging from hackathon prototypes to established startups. Research innovations, small businesses, and tech-focused student groups are also welcome to present. The only strict requirement is that the presenting party must have some affiliation to The Ohio State University, or its surrounding communities. Additionally, if you are affiliated with Techstars Columbus you are more than welcome to apply! If you have any questions about eligibility, please email us at hackathon@osu.edu.


We present the Buckeye Choice Award every year to the best ShowOHI/O project, as selected by event attendees. Winners will receive a cash prize to further their project.



  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm | Table Presentations (Open House Style), Hors d'oeuvres served
  • 7:30pm - 8:30pm | Lightning Talks, Panel Discussion, Buckeye Choice Award presented
Ohio State 4H Center Address + Parking

  • 2201 Fred Taylor Dr, Columbus, OH 43210
  • Note, parking passes will be emailed upon (free) ticket registration.

Please email us at hackathon@osu.edu if you have any questions.


OHI/O is a student organization that is committed to fostering a tech culture at Ohio State and surrouding communities in central Ohio.

ShowOHI/O is OHI/O's tech entrepreneurship showcase, where Buckeye Nation's latest innovations are recognized and shared.