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Why This Tech-Focused Law Firm Says the Billable Hour is Dead

Stansbury Weaver Brings a Startup Mindset to Staid Legal Industry The billable hour is dead.  Take it from Stansbury Weaver, Ltd., the Columbus law fi[...]

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Funding is in Their Genes: Forge Biologics Raises $90M in Series C

Forge Biologics announced on Monday a $90 million Series C financing to increase access to life-changing gene therapies and accelerate programs from t[...]

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Rev1 Ventures Launches New Programs Promoting Diversity

Rev1 is launching two new programs to bridge the gap for underserved founders in the Columbus area: The Rev1 Ventures Diversity, Equity & Inclusio[...]

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18 Cincinnati Startups Hiring in 2022

There’s no doubt that the Midwest is becoming a spot for great hiring tech companies and startups. And while the majority of attention is usually conc[...]

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The Most In-Demand Tech Jobs in Columbus

From locally grown unicorns to multibillion-dollar investments by industry giants, Columbus is proving to be an emerging tech hub. For job seekers, th[...]

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Why Serena Williams is Headlining This Ohio Tech Conference

Ohio is playing host to a national tech conference focused on founders of color and headlined by Serena Williams. Black Tech Week, a Black tech ecosys[...]

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5 Major Tech Companies in Columbus, Ohio

With Intel breaking ground in suburban Columbus, we’re taking stock of tech giants with a presence in the area.  You won’t always find a lot of their [...]

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Columbus Startup Studio Rev1 Surpasses $4B in Economic Impact, Report Shows

Columbus startup studio Rev1 Ventures has surpassed $4 billion in total economic impact after a historic year, the organization noted in releasing its[...]

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SHARE Mobility Raises $12M in Mobility-as-a-Service Push for Employers

SHARE Mobility, a Columbus-based provider of Mobility-as-a-Service solutions, has raised $12 million in a Series A fundraise to help make commuter ben[...]

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The Can’t-Miss Events in Columbus, Ohio This Summer

Fresh off Memorial Day Weekend, we’ve got summer on the mind and there is no shortage of fun things to do in Columbus. Our friends at OhioX and Rev1 V[...]

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New Unicorn for Columbus: Branch Raises Series C at $1.05 Billion Valuation

3-year-old Insuretech Branch Raises $147M to Reach Unicorn Status Columbus is home to another unicorn. Branch, a full-stack insurance company that use[...]

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Columbus Transit Agency Partners with Startup Studio on Transportation Tech

Columbus’ public transit agency is getting a lift from a local startup studio to find and support emerging transportation technologies. The Central Oh[...]

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9 Fast-Growing Biotech Companies to Know in Cleveland and Northern Ohio

These northern-Ohio biotech companies are making huge investments, treating diseases Growth and investment in Ohio’s biotech industry are at all-time [...]

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How Fund That Flip is Maintaining Culture while Doubling Headcount in 2022

Maintaining a strong company culture through rapid growth is not always easy, but Fund That Flip is doing exactly that while disrupting a massive indu[...]

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The Inside Scoop on the First-Ever Ohio Tech Summit

A new event is building on Ohio’s recent wins—like Intel’s multibillion-dollar investment—as a hub of tech and innovation. The inaugural Ohio Tech Sum[...]

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11 Fast-Growing Biotech Companies in Cincinnati and Southern Ohio

These southern Ohio biotech companies are making huge investments, treating diseases Growth and investment in Ohio’s biotech industry are at all-time [...]

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How this Detroit Company is Accelerating Solar Energy

Historically, the Midwest is not top of mind when it comes to solar energy. But one Detroit company is out to change that. GreenLancer is an online pr[...]

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11 Fast-Growing Biotech Companies in Columbus, Ohio to Know

Growth and investment in Ohio’s biotech industry are at all-time highs, fueled by the state’s world-class universities, hospitals, and support organiz[...]

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Columbus’ Hot Streak Continues with Hyperion’s Battery Tech Investment

Fresh off Intel’s historic announcement, Columbus is in line for another major tech investment. Hyperion, a hydrogen power company, will invest more t[...]

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Intel Announces Historic $20B Investment in Central Ohio

When it comes to tech jobs, there is rarely news quite like this.  Intel Corp. on Friday confirmed reports that it will invest $20 billion to build a [...]

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Drive Capital Portfolio Company Raises $58M, Rebrands to Enlace Health

Columbus-area technology companies continue raising big money. Aver Inc., an early portfolio company of Drive Capital, has raised more than $58 millio[...]

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Root Insurance Backs Former Employee Aiming to Reinvent Title Industry

Empora Title Lands Investment from Root Insurance; Columbus’ Startup Flywheel in Full Effect A former employee of Root Insurance has launched a new ve[...]

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Top Columbus Startup and Tech Companies to Watch in 2022

It’s hard to even stay current on all the great things startups are doing around Columbus.  From raising money and hiring dozens (or even hundreds) to[...]

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The Best Columbus Coworking Spaces

Coworking spaces are no longer reserved for freelancers and twenty-somethings looking to “find themselves” in the nurturing vibes of natural light and[...]

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Columbus Startup Aware Raises $60M Series C Round led by Goldman Sachs

It’s time we’re all aware of this Columbus startup. Aware, which helps companies collaborate by making sense of human behavioral data, has raised a $6[...]

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4 Companies Adding 1,200 Jobs in Columbus, Ohio

What do a dog treat supplier, a private jet company, an AI-based lender, and an e-commerce business have in common? They’re all expanding in Columbus.[...]

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Columbus Venture Capital Firms You Need to Know

There’s an undeniable momentum to Columbus’ startup scene.  For a long time, Columbus was known for corporate titans like Nationwide, Wendy’s, and Car[...]

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UnifiHealth Raises $5.4M to Provide Health Benefits to Small Businesses

Columbus startup UnifiHealth has raised $5.4 million in seed funding to provide digital-first health benefits to small businesses. Noting the complexi[...]

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Ohio Tech Day launches this week: Q&A with OhioX President Chris Berry

Ready to talk tech in Ohio? Mark your calendar for this one. The first-ever Ohio Tech Day will be held on September 24th, bringing together companies,[...]

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Columbus Firm’s New App Streamlines Ticketing for High School Sports and Events

High school sports may not be the first industry that comes to mind when talking about technology advancement, but that’s exactly where one Columbus f[...]

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Bitcoin Company River Financial Picks Columbus for Global Operations Center

River Financial, a San Francisco-based company that lets people incorporate Bitcoin into their broader investment portfolios, has selected Columbus fo[...]

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Columbus Tech Entrepreneur Keith Stevens Launches New Venture ‘UpRys’

Keith Stevens, a serial entrepreneur and Chair Emeritus of the Board of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, has launched a new venture to help nonprofit[...]

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Google Investing Another $1B, Boosts Columbus as Cloud Computing Hub

Google on Thursday said it will invest another $1 billion into data center operations in New Albany while also expanding to Columbus and Lancaster, un[...]