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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.

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New GE Global Operations Center Officially Opens in Cincinnati

Company expects to hire 1,800 employees by the end of 2017
October 26, 2016

GE’s new state-of-the-art, 338,000-square-foot building in Cincinnati will hire 1,800 employees by the end of 2017 as part of the company’s initiative to consolidate operations into four locations worldwide. 

Site Selectors Guild Chooses Cincinnati for Annual Conference

Cincinnati to Host up to 500 Site Selectors During 2018 Annual Conference
October 24, 2016

Economic developers and site selection consultants from around the world gather in Ohio for the first time to share information about the overall state of economic development. 

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Cincinnati Took Center Stage as a Startup City

International crowd of 1,100 converged on the Queen City for FounderCon 2016
October 20, 2016

Techstars, a global startup accelerator program, held FounderCon 2016 in Cincinnati. The event was the largest to date and 80 percent of attendees visited Cincinnati for the first time.

Fuyao Glass America Celebrates Grand Opening of Moraine Plant

Plant is China’s Biggest Investment in Ohio with 3,000 Jobs Expected for Dayton Region
October 13, 2016

Fuyao Glass America employs 2,000 workers and is expected to add up to 1,000 more in the next few years.

Cincinnati-Based Losant One of 10 Companies Accepted into Techstars’ Internet of Things Accelerator

Losant Also Receives Seed Money from CincyTech
October 11, 2016

IoT startup Losant will receive seed money from CincyTech and one of 10 selected to participate in the first class of Techstars’ new Internet of Things accelerator.

Kauffman Index Shows Start-up Businesses Continue to Grow in Ohio Metropolitans

Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus all move up in rankings
October 4, 2016

Three Ohio metropolitans catch the attention of the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship, which measures entrepreneurship across the U.S. Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus all made the top 20 list for U.S. entrepreneurial business growth.