High-Tech Jobs, New Biz Incubator & More

Ohio’s business environment supports advanced energy growth

Hundreds of Ohio companies have maximized the state’s strong manufacturing history to successfully shift from past inventions to tomorrow’s innovations, according to the Ohio Business Development Coalition. [Read More]

Pro-business crowd applauds Kasich speech

Gov. John Kasich defended changes to Ohio’s collective bargaining law and his two-year budget proposal in a recent speech to the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. [Read More]

Banks more eager to loan money

Lending to small businesses jumped 30 percent in Ohio and 40 percent in the United States last year, according to JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s third-largest bank by deposits. [Read More]

Opportunities for entrepreneurs in high-tech industries abound

Ohio has claimed more of the nation’s “fastest growing tech cities” than any other state according to Dice.com, a career website for technology and engineering professionals. The fastest-growing metro areas for technology job openings in terms of year-over-year growth since February 2010 include Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus. [Read More]

McDonald discusses Columbus2020!

Kenny McDonald, chief economic officer for Columbus2020!, explained the growth strategy designed to position the eight-county Columbus region as an ideal place to work and do business in a recent This Week Worthington guest column. [Read More]

OSU course among those most likely to produce actual companies

The Ohio State University’s Technology Venturing class has been named one of the “10 Best Entrepreneurship Courses of 2011” by Inc. magazine. [Read More]

Inexpensive office space available for entrepreneurs

At Inc@8000, located at 8000 Walton Parkway in New Albany, entrepreneurs can have an office or cubicle, access to Internet, as well as access to two conference rooms and a lunch room, for a minimal monthly fee. [Read More]