Insight from the experts.

JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.


Optimizing Income and Benefits for Part-Time and Independent Workers

Fintech71 Spotlight: Steady
Fintech71 Staff
January 30, 2018

Many of the jobs created in the last several years, including part-time and contracted work, operate outside of conventional company lines. This trend will only continue. Steady is using patent-pending, job-matching technology and a personalized user experience to help these independent workers optimize their opportunities, incomes and rewards.


Chatbots Lend Their AI to Insurance Optimization

Fintech71 Spotlight: Elafris
Fintech71 Staff
January 30, 2018

One of the greatest pains is dealing with the accessibility of information through a mobile device. When the CEO of Elafris, an AI chatbot for insurance optimization, spent several minutes trying to get to his insurance information through an app, he decided it was time to find a solution. That’s when he created Elafris.


Ohio’s Smart Mobility Resource and Assets

Ohio’s assets for the future of autonomous and connected vehicles
Kristi Tanner, managing director, JobsOhio
January 22, 2018

Ohio is doing more than entertaining the idea of smart mobility, it is taking smart products and putting them into testing. Across the state are assets contributing to the success of smart mobility advancements. In Ohio, a number of resources are available to support smart mobility advancement.


End-to-End Data Analysis and Reporting for Financial Institutions

Fintech71 Spotlight: HEXANIKA
Fintech71 Staff
December 28, 2017

HEXANIKA founder, Yogesh Pandit, witnessed firsthand how banks struggled with costs and resources required for regulatory reporting. That’s when he decided to create HEXANIKA as a solution. HEXANIKA was a selected startup for the Fintech71 accelerator program.


Fintech71: Where Financial Leadership Meets Industry Innovation

Ohio is a catalyst to never before seen industry collaboration
Andrew Deye, senior director, JobsOhio
December 21, 2017

JobsOhio supports Fintech71, which brings fintech startups together with market leaders in financial services and insurance. Not only did this initiative positively impact the scale-up companies, it also sparked innovation with current market leaders.


Managing Credit Risk Through Artificial Intelligence

Fintech71 Spotlight: James
Terry Gore, director of financial services, JobsOhio
December 18, 2017

Startups look at real-world problems and commit to solving them. This is how the founders of James came across their idea for a fintech SaaS company that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to innovate how banks manage credit risk.