10 July 2015

Nomination categories for the 2015 VentureDinner are announced!

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VentureOhio is excited to announce nomination categories for the 2015 VentureDinner. Seed-Stage Financing of the Year Early-Stage Financing of the Year Growth-Stage Financing of the Year Exit of the Year. To qualify for these awards the exit or financing must have occurred between July 1, 2014 and June 30 2015. VentureOhio will also honor one […]

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12 May 2015

Take Aways: Columbus Startup Week

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A Columbus Startup Week recap from Ohio State student and developer, Claudius Mbemba, as originally posted on medium.com. Take Aways: Columbus Startup Week For those of you living under a rock (or just didn’t know), this past week was officially Startup Week in Columbus OH. An “unowned and radically inclusive” full week of 70+ events centered […]

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11 May 2015

Venture Ohio testifies at Ohio Senate Ways & Means Committee

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On May 6, 2015, VentureOhio President Steve Haynes testified at the Ohio Senate Ways & Means Committee.  The following is his Interested Party Testimony for HB 64. Introduction Chairman Peterson, Vice Chairman Beagle, Ranking Member Eklund and members of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, my name is Steve Haynes and I am President and […]

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11 May 2015

Series A investors lacking in Cleveland region: Tech Czar Talk

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Cleveland’s “Series A” Woes – Part I. Cleveland has been on a miracle series of good luck and fine fortune recently: The “Return of the King” LeBron James, being awarded the Republican National Convention, culinary virtuoso Jonathon Sawyer winning the prestigious James Beard Award, a city benefiting from one amazing real estate development after another. […]

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7 May 2015

VentureOhio Names Executive Director

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VentureOhio names new leader to promote state’s entrepreneurs Evan Weese, Columbus Business First Following the sudden death of its first leader and a brief stint for his successor, the year-old VentureOhio believes it has a long-term top executive. The trade group representing Ohio’s entrepreneurial community named Falon Donohue as executive director, starting May 1. Donohue […]

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1 May 2015

Columbus Startup Week

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A global organization focused on inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs is bringing its weeklong program to Columbus next week

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25 November 2014

Cintrifuse CEO Expects to Deliver on Local Promise While Taking on National Profile

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Cincinnat!com – Cintrifuse CEO Expects to Deliver on Local Promise While Taking on National Profile    

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14 November 2014

OTF Commission awards $19 million to JumpStart, 15 other Northeast Ohio organizations

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Crain’s Cleveland –  The Ohio Third Frontier Commission has awarded $19 million that will help JumpStart and 15 other local organizations provide services to entrepreneurs.

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14 November 2014

Ohio awards millions to boost Cincinnati startups

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The Ohio group responsible for bolstering the tech industry in the Buckeye State has awarded $9.1 million to boost startups in Cincinnati. Ohio Third Frontier on Tuesday approved the grants to four local groups. The funding represents a $3 million increase over what was awarded for the 2013-14 period and will fund the Southwest Ohio […]

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14 November 2014

Midwest – Heartland Of Opportunity For VCs

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Forbes reports on Why the Midwest Is the Heartland of Opportunity for Venture Capitalists:  There has never been a better time to launch a start-up in the Midwest, but growing that start-up can be a challenge. Take Ohio as an example. While seed money is abundant throughout the state, attracting venture capital to commercialize a […]

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