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TechGROWTH Ohio Wins $5.05M Award
December 2, 2019
TechGROWTH Ohio, Ohio University’s Ohio Third Frontier entrepreneurial services provider, has been awarded $5.05 million by the state in a competitive funding process for venture development services. This is now a $62 million program for southeast Ohio startups.
The Innovation Center's Culture of Community
November 14, 2019
What sets the Innovation Center apart? “I think the metrics, first and foremost,” says Director Stacy Strauss. And the 2018 numbers are noteworthy: an estimated 297 jobs generated, producing an estimated $12.9 million in wages—and that’s just in Athens County.
OU Grad Blazes Trail in Esports Industry
November 8, 2019
Matt Benson, OU COB graduate, serves as the CEO of eFuse, a web and mobile application that serves as a professional hub for esports and video games. The platform recently announced a $1.4 million seed round in preparation for the platform's launch on December 10, 2019.