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The week in review – Cbus startups and tech – 8.23.16

OSU Buckeye Kyle Snyder wins the 97kg weight class to become and Olympic champion, 2016 Olympic games
Congrats to the 50 Columbus Region companies that made #Inc5000 2016 list!
irth WorkSpace, Cloud-Based Software to Maximize Performance to Help Businesses Grow, Launches Today
And The winners are Sea Change Pitch Day – @SEAChangeOhio: And the money goes to…everyone! $50k to @GiveBesa, $10k to @GoAuntFlow & @BillionEffect, $5k to#YocumLaw, $1k to all#SEAChangeOhio
Video game cybersecurity firm @PanopticonLabs wins spot at @TechCrunch’s #TCDisrupt expo – Columbus Business First
August Updates from VentureOhio
How fastest growing business in Ohio rocketed from $100K to $12M in revenue – Columbus Business First
Demo Day 2015 – Where Are They Now? Part 2
On the fun side – Bacon Fanatics Converge Again in Columbus at Second Annual Ohio Bacon Festival

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The week in review – Cbus startups and tech – 8.16.16

Columbus Collaboratory Announces “CognizeR,” an Open Source R Extension that Accelerates Data Scientists’ Access to IBM Watson
Cbus team a finalist in Google Science Fair 2016 – Fighting foam waste with recycled filters
Central Ohio will get a piece of $225M Assurex Health sale – Columbus Business First
New DSW CEO helping to remake retailer to compete with likes of Amazon – Columbus Dispatch
AEP Awards $2.5 Million to FIRST Robotics Teams Over Two Decades
Columbus Nonprofit BESA Uses Technology to Engage Millennial Volunteers
Building the the most powerful supercomputer system in the 29-year history of the Ohio Supercomputer Center
Aspire 2016 to Celebrate Social Enterprises in Columbus on September 15 – Metropreneur
StreamSavvy Helping Viewers Find Their Favorite Shows and Where to Watch – Metropreneur

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The week in review – Cbus startups and tech – 8.9.16

Why I Love Columbus: A City on the Rise – great post by Jay Clouse – Columbus Chamber – “A City On The Rise”
Former TechCrunch & Gizmodo editor coming to town – Let’s meet in Columbus w @JohnBiggs – pitches/open mic/beer – Wed Aug 10 – join us
Top 10 citiies for tech workers – Cbus #2 – CIO mag list
People to Watch: Chris Volpe – Multivarious Games – Columbus Alive
Battelle, Ohio State Hire Former DoD Deputy Chief of Staff Zachary Mears as Joint National Security Resource
The story behind one of Cincy’s biggest startup exits – Assurex Health acquired for $410 million – Cincinnati.com
Hatchli, a free early validation community started by past OSU students, launched last week and was featured on The Next Web as “the next big thing.”
Social enterprises support thousands of jobs in Central Ohio, @CSEDcentralOH report finds – Columbus Business First
CAS Strengthens its Commitment to Science and Innovation Selecting 26 Outstanding International Scientists to Participate in the 2016 SciFinder® Future Leaders Program
Pumping the Brakes on Columbus, Ohio’s Transportation Transformation – GovTech
Demo Day 2015 – Where Are They Now? – Rev1

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The week in review – Cbus startups and tech – 8.1.16

America’s Largest Food Truck Festival is Back in Cbus Aug 12/13
New Albany software exec under investigation for financial impropriety – Columbus Business First
Columbus’ Bold Penguin Announcing the Launch of a New Insurance Portal
Battelle growing more uses for soy-based plastics
Columbus, Ohio, Outfits Buses with Wi-Fi
Create Columbus Announces $250k in 2016 Funding For Young Professional Initiatives
Venture Ohio spotlights Agile Networks, CrossChx and T-Pro Solutions
Springfield adding to drone presence – Columbus Dispatch
via @cghoseBiz1st – Hey! Columbus tech/startup folks! Nominate a company or innovator for @columbusbiz1st BizTech awards.
.@Battelle continues to innovate with new wrap that will help to save limbs on the battlefield
NCT Ventures invested in an apparel company … because it’s not really an apparel company – Columbus Business First
Connected Vehicles Offer a Future of ‘No Mores’ – Inside Battelle

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The week in review – Cbus startups and tech – 7.25.16

Columbus, Ohio focuses $40M DOT prize on transportation tech
Via @GiveBackHack Join us for @SEAChangeOhio Pitch Day August 19th – All the cool kids are doing it.
The 2016 VentureOhio Award nominations are open! Nominate your favorite Ohio startup today.
#SmartCity: Columbus hopes to use track at former Cooper Stadium to test driverless vehicles
.@MayorGinther announces Kiva Columbus— new initiative that accelerates #smallbusiness growth through crowdfunding
“i.c.stars* is a program of hope & opportunity.” @ryanfrederick at @Rev1Ventures. Learn more about @icstarscolumbus: icstars.org
Ardina Founder Tells Why He Chose CBUS as the Place to Start His Company
Columbus Ranked #4 Highest in Growth Entrepreneurship Activity – Metropreneur
Franklin County approves $300,000 for IT job training – Business First

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