Financial Services

Ohio Is Poised to Lead the Way Into the Blockchain Age

New law protects firms developing innovative uses for blockchain technology
August 6, 2018

On Aug. 3, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed legislation that will stimulate business investment in blockchain technology to transmit and store electronic records in a wide range of industries. The new law makes Ohio one of the first U.S. states to provide legal protection to firms developing new uses for this cutting-edge technology

Columbus-Based Root Insurance Announces Significant Expansion in Ohio

Columbus-Based Root Insurance Announces Significant Expansion in Ohio

Insurtech disruptor plans to grow its workforce by more than 500 percent over the next three years
June 8, 2018

Root Insurance is a fast-growing insurtech company that provides customers a personalized car insurance rate based primarily on their driving behaviors. Founded in Ohio in 2015, Root Insurance is now available in 17 states. To meet the growing demand for its product, Root recently announced a significant expansion in Ohio. The company credits its choice to reinvest in Columbus to the quality of the region’s workforce and the city’s rapidly growing reputation as a tech startup hub.

Fast-Growing Fintech Company Matic Expands in Columbus

Fast-Growing Fintech Company Matic Expands in Columbus

Digital insurance agency confident in region's resources to advance fintech growth
March 26, 2018

Matic is a technology-driven insurance agency using fintech solutions that match mortgage lenders with homeowners who need insurance quotes. The company is confident that Columbus's fintech talent, entrepreneurial climate and vibrant economy will continue to fuel the company's escalating success.


Local Support Helps Tech Company Sedgwick Grow

Expansion will create at least 100 jobs
February 26, 2018

Technology solutions provider, Sedgwick, values the strong relationships it has created in the Columbus Region and will be expanding in Hilliard.


Ohio’s Fintech Accelerator Gaining Global Momentum

June 13, 2017

Fintech71 is a fintech accelerator seeking startups for its first program. The program will feature mentorships and partnerships with some of the best and brightest in the financial services and Ohio start up space. This unique offering is attracted hundreds of applicats from across the globe.

Fintech71 hosts Smart City Hackathon in Columbus

New Fintech Accelerator Looks to Advance Innovation in Ohio

Application process officially underway
May 16, 2017

A new fintech accelerator in Columbus seeks at least 10 startups from all across the globe to become part of its inaugural class. The accelerator leverages Ohio resources to give these startups an edge.