Monday, June 29, 2009

Ohio Third Frontier Delivers Big Results

June 25, 2009 - Original posting in TechWeek 

The Ohio Third Frontier is the subject of the June TechColumbus newsletter published in Business First. It is the State of Ohio’s tremendously successful tremendously successful program that focuses investments on the state’s innovation economy. These investments are made to create new discoveries and to commercialize discoveries in Ohio that create high wage jobs in growth industries. “By every measure, Ohio Third Frontier is fulfilling its commitment to catalyze innovation, giving rise to competitive products, companies and even new industries,” said Norm Chagnon, executive director of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. TechColumbus’ TechStart program shines as an example of how state funding accelerates the tech economy. Funded primarily through a $15 million three-year grant obtained in 2006 from Ohio Third Frontier, TechStart provides funding, coaching and mentoring to early stage technology-based companies in 15 counties in Central Ohio. In the three years since its inception, TechStart has helped to more than double the number of promising companies across the region.

To learn more about the program, download the June TechColumbus newsletter as published in Business First.


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