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’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.


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.

Gas and Oil Leaders Confident Renewed Growth Will Continue

April 25, 2017

Oil, gas and energy leaders in the tri-state area gathered to discuss the resurgence of prosperity in the industry.

Students learn advanced manufacturing skills at Festo, Inc.

Ohio Company’s Apprentice Program Trains Today’s Manufacturing Talent for Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Jobs

April 24, 2017

Companies are adopting advanced manufacturing technologies, but don't have the workforce with the skills to operate the new technology. German-based Festo’s workforce training program combines an associate degree, skills training and on-the-job experience.