Columbus earns recognition for technological strength – Columbus Dispatch – Columbus is one of seven finalists in a national transportation innovation competition, and it was ranked among the top 50 cities in the world prepared for tomorrow’s economy.
May 2-6 – Columbus Startup Week
May 5 – Bunker Build America Tour
Bunker Labs, a national network of entrepreneurs founded by military veterans to help other veterans start and grow businesses, will kick off the Bunker Builds America Tour in Columbus.
May 13-15 – Startup Weekend Columbus: Smart City Edition
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Columbus has been selected as one of seven finalist cities in the running for a $40 million Smart Cities grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. In addition, Vulcan Inc. will contribute another $10 million to incorporate electric vehicle infrastructure.For Columbus, being named America’s Smart City would mean access to jobs for all residents, smart multimodal logistics for moving people and freight, connected visitors, connected citizens and a sustainable transportation system that would lead us into the future and make us a model for other mid-size cities.
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