Unpolished was conceived of and launched within the Crossroads community by a group of entrepreneurs and Crossroads’ head pastor, because they believe that faith and entrepreneurship should be integrated. The goal of this collaborative effort is to encourage, connect and engage entrepreneurs at all levels (from aspiring to established) within Cincinnati and the Crossroads community. During regular meetups, faith-centered entrepreneurial leaders share unfiltered stories about starting, failing, growing and finding balance. These events are also designed for you to:
Unpolished is a great way to connect with entrepreneurial leaders and other talented, creative, passionate people. Many people who have met at UP have even gone on to work together.
When you're around passionate people, you can't help but be energized and encouraged. Whether you're just starting to think about an idea, are early in the startup phase or already run a successful business, UP events will give you the shot of energy and passion that we all need from time to time.
Whether or not you consider yourself a Christ-follower, you'll be inspired by the stories of the role that faith played in getting businesses started, overcoming obstacles and even landing a big deal.