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Here’s what happened last week in Columbus

The Shipyard Announces Formation Of Mediopolis – http://prn.to/1RDq9vX

Marketing agency the Shipyard and Tomorro LLC, a consultancy that works with advertisers, have formed a new joint venture called Mediopolis that aims to more effectively use data to inform media planning and buying.Mediopolis positions itself as a “media engineering firm” and works to personalize marketers’ messages using unstructured data sources, which often aren’t utilized for building customer segments in media planning and buying,“We’re really trying to look at planning as bottom-up instead of top-down,” said Ben Clarke, chief strategist for Mediopolis…click here to read more in the WSJ

Honda Tries To Race Ahead With Its New Acura NSX Hybrid : NPR – http://n.pr/1RDquyK

Startup Clarivoy raises $1.37M as it adds ad-targeting to ad-tracking capabilities, linking consumers’ online and offline behavior – Columbus Business First – http://bit.ly/1Rubdkx

Tech roundup: Rev1 portfolio company Brand Thunder partners with Visicom to expand web possibilities | Columbus CEO – http://bit.ly/1RubLa8

EXCHANGE: Robotic surgery’s future has students intrigued | WBNS-10TV  – http://bit.ly/1RubnZ6

CivicHacks introduces “The Crucible” to Startup Storytellers series | Columbus CEO – http://bit.ly/1RubPqw

Transmission Power Grid Line Failures Are Being Predicted by Cbus’ Exacter Technology – Power Engineering – http://bit.ly/1RubrIA

Ohio “clean energy manufacturing jobs” now number more than 100,000, highest in Midwest | cleveland.com – http://bit.ly/1Rubzrq

.@TPro_Solutions | Forecasting Demand Using #Analytics for Big #Brands ow.ly/ZRqvB

Sech’s cans wit and berry-flavored malt beverage for college students | Columbus CEO – http://bit.ly/1RubJiy

Columbus has hit the 2 million mark in population! We’re the 15th-fastest-growing city with no signs of slowing down:

Columbus was named Most Intelligent Community in 2015 & will host this year’s #ICFSummit: bit.ly/1q5IiMN

People on the move

Chetan Kandhari – Senior Vice President at Nationwide Insurance

Toby Miller –  Technology Director at Bonfire Red

Branndon Kelley – Adjunct Faculty at Muskingum University

Video of the Week

(It’s a NPR story this week)

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