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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.

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.

zulily Expands its Presence in Ohio

Online Retailer Invests $1.3 million to Enlarge Gahanna Facility
September 23, 2016

Rapidly expanding retailer, zulily, launches larger operations, adding 50 jobs in customer service, fulfillment, merchandising and accounts payable. $1.3 million is being invested in the Gahanna expansion on top of invested $30 million already has spent.

Cincinnati Prepares to Host High-Profile Event for Tech Startups

Techstars’ FounderCon Will Bring More Than 1,000 Entrepreneurs to the City
September 21, 2016

Over 800 founders of tech-based startups and 300 big company leaders and investors will converge in Cincinnatifor FounderCon.

Mar-Bal, Inc. Expands in Northeast Ohio

Premier composites materials and molding company expanding their manufacturing footprint
September 7, 2016

Mar-Bal, Inc. new Painesville plant will utilize automation and new manufacturing processes. Driven by business growth and continuous investment in innovation, Mar-Bal needed to invest in additional manufacturing space in order to meet customer needs.

Future UNITED GRINDING North American headquarters

UNITED GRINDING Breaks Ground on North American Headquarters

Miamisburg Facility Will Create Additional Jobs Over Next Five Years
August 25, 2016

UNITED GRINDING plans to consolidate its Ohio and Virginia operations in the new facility in response to the significant North American market growth over the last 15 years. New facility will include more customer-centric activities, boost operational agility and expand numerous manufacturing offering.