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Biotech Leader Amgen Expands to New Albany, Ohio Investing $365 Million and Creating 400 New Jobs | Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, announced today its plans to invest $365 million to build a new manufacturing facility in New Albany, Ohio, creating 400 new jobs upon opening. 
All the tech that went into turning Columbus, Ohio, into a ‘Smart City’ – TechCrunch | As you might expect, a lot of startups are involved. Who are they? and what do they bring to the table?

Health-Tech Firm Olive Valued at $4 Billion After New Round – Bloomberg | Olive, a digital-health startup looking to use technology to help health-care firms automate tasks, has closed a funding round that values it at $4 billion, about seven months after it was worth $1.5 billion.

Insurance technology company Bold Penguin announces major expansion – Dispatch | The Columbus insurance technology company Bold Penguin plans a major expansion that would add more than 160 jobs to its Downtown headquarters, bringing the company’s full-time workforce to 240. 

Geometric Search Leader Physna Raises $56 Million In Funding Amid Rapid Growth | Physna, the geometric search leader, announced that it raised $56 million in venture capital financing led by Tiger Global with participation from GV and Sequoia Capital. 

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Impact measurement training

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