1 big thing: How Ohio boosted venture capital investment
Friday, January 10, 2020
In the battle for talent and economic growth, U.S. cities are often competing with each other to become the next tech hubs and in luring new investment and jobs.
- In Ohio, however, venture capital investors in three cities are working together to boost the state's startup appeal.
Why it matters: The Midwest is hardly a hotbed for venture capital activity, the majority of which goes to New York, Massachusetts and California. But legacy Rust Belt states see a chance to attract entrepreneurs looking for alternatives to pricey cities like San Francisco.