An Innovation Environment for All Tech
From startups to established leaders in every industry, Ohio is one of tech’s best states for innovation.
Ohio is on the rise as a tech hub in the United States. Tech is one of Ohio’s fastest growing industries with expertise in sectors including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, IoT, and more. Ohio is already home to an array of technology companies that are household names, including Facebook, Google, Amazon Web Services, IBM, Upstart, and Carvana. These are just some of the global tech leaders that chose Ohio because they are impressed by the benefits of doing business here.
Near to over 60% of the U.S. and Canadian population
6,200 IT Graduates Every Year
Ohio’s software engineers cost 40% less than California’s
In Ohio, you can:
- Hire educated and skilled talent from Ohio’s large and growing pool of STEM professionals.
- Perfect products and services by engaging in research and development with a large tech community of accelerators, academia, government individuals and organizations, established corporations and startups, all pursuing digital innovation.
- Operate at a fraction of the cost compared to coastal locations, including Silicon Valley and New York City, because Ohio’s lower cost of living leads to an overall lower cost of doing business.
- Take advantage of being in the only state to have two cities, Columbus and Cincinnati, named in Forbes’ Top 10 Rising Cities for Startups, made possible by incubators, entrepreneurs, major venture capital, angel funds, and mentorships from Fortune 500 and 1000 companies.
Whether you specialize in 5G, machine learning, robotics, data centers, smart mobility, cybersecurity, or social media, your technology company can go further in Ohio.
Tech’s Transformative Power Across All Industries
Tech integration in today’s world is vital for adaptation, evolution and ongoing competitiveness. In Ohio, investments, partnerships and programs are improving broadband, workforce and the state’s tech innovation environment. See how tech is transforming every industry in Ohio.
Tech’s Biggest Names Already Know Ohio
Opportunity in Ohio: Cybersecurity
Across the state, Ohio’s universities, businesses, governments and citizens are investing in cybersecurity measures to protect and defend the interests of Ohioans and Ohio businesses. These investments strengthen Ohio’s position as leader in the fields of cybersecurity and data protection.
Ohio Supercomputer Center and OARnet
Ohio’s technology infrastructure includes advantageous resources such as the Ohio Supercomputer Center and the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet). The Ohio Supercomputer Center is a publicly owned supercomputer that provides integrated hardware, software and consulting. OARnet connects academia, research and business at a faster speed, with higher security at lower cost, enabling resource sharing across the state. Click the brochure below to learn more about the benefits of these resources.