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Ohio continues to be recognized as a premier location for economic development in the U.S. Strong, statewide partnerships facilitate capital investment and job growth through leveraging Ohio's advantages. Read the latest news about these collaborative efforts throughout Ohio.

Ohio Governor John Kasich and UnitedHealth Group President Dave Wichmann announce the creation of 700 new jobs in Columbus, Ohio.

700 New Jobs Coming to Central Ohio

JobsOhio Joins UnitedHealth Group at Dublin Ribbon Cutting
June 23, 2017

UnitedHealth Group adds to its Ohio workforce with 700 new jobs coming to Dublin, Ohio.

Cliffs Natural Resources Chooses Ohio to Locate First HBI Plant in the Great Lakes Region

130 permanent jobs and $700 million investment are headed to Northwest Ohio​
June 15, 2017

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. new plant will play a key role in its goal to produce 1.6 million tons of hot briquetted iron per year for the steel market.

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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.

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Columbus Becomes Second Biggest City in the Midwest

June 7, 2017

Columbus surpasses Indianapolis as the 14th largest city in the U.S. and the second largest city in the Midwest.

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. 

Cincinnati and Columbus Receive Global Recognition in Site Selection’s 2017 “The World’s Most Competitive Cities” Report

May 15, 2017

Site Selection magazine gives Columbus and Cincinnati accolades for their competiveness in multiple sectors.