Ohio’s fintech accelerator, Fintech71, closes out its first year. The program welcomed several exceptional companies from across the globe, some who had previous experience with Ohio and others who did not. Ohio’s fintech and financial services benefits during the program proved to be valuable resources.
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.
In recent years, Ohio has climbed toward the top of national rankings for its business climate and desirable assets for companies. Conway Global and JobsOhio have partnered on an investment guide filled with case studies, success stories and facts about what is going on throughout the state and why Ohio is great for businesses.
Ohio’s business climate attracts companies worldwide. Japan, like many countries that have invested in Ohio, has witnessed the success of Japanese investments in the state. As a result, Japan places high value on the relationship it has with Ohio stakeholders. Keidanren, the Japan Business Federation, visited Ohio to build on an already strong relationship between the state and Japanese business leaders, citing that Ohio is their most important partnership.
Practically everything in the automotive industry has passed through the Transportation Research Center (TRC) since the 1970s. Situated in the midst of automotive technology, discovery and manufacturing, TRC is 4,500 acres dedicated to exploring automotive innovation.
Ohio’s mix of industry, university, nonprofit and government partners are coming together to create a living lab for autonomous and connected vehicles. The innovation is contagious and its benefits are continuing to attract companies exploring smart mobility.
The R&D Center Grant Program allows JobsOhio to make strategic investments in new R&D centers that support our targeted industries and the evolution of the Ohio economy. Since its inception, four R&D centers representing an array of industries have been announced, with more deals expected in the coming months.