Categories: Financial Services

RIA in a Box Expands, Adds 90 Jobs in Ohio

Leading financial compliance software company based out of New York City will grow in northeast Ohio
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New York City-based RIA in a Box provides compliance software to the wealth management industry. After being acquired, the company is positioned for further growth. RIA will grow in its northeast Ohio location, thanks to the area’s fintech ecosystem and talent pipeline.

Ohio Attracts Global Outsourcing Leader Williams Lea, Drawing 500 Jobs

New 60,000-square-foot location will provide services to clients globally
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Williams Lea provides global business-critical support services to financial, legal and professional firms. Its company growth propelled the search for an expansion in a new market with long-term economic feasibility. The UK-based company will continue to provide world-class services and support to clients in Columbus.

Upstart Strategically Opens New R&D Center in Ohio

The Columbus location will be the first outside of California for this Silicon Valley innovator
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A previous Google employee founded Upstart in Silicon Valley. With success in California and a potential for machine learning to significantly impact credit and banking, Upstart needed to take its next step outside of the state. For the CEO, there was no better place for this expansion than the capital of Ohio.

JobsOhio Provides Support to JPMorgan Chase for New Fintech R&D Innovation Space

JobsOhio Provides Support to JPMorgan Chase for New Fintech R&D Innovation Space

JobsOhio R&D grant will help create environment for innovation and out-of-the box thinking
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JobsOhio awarded an R&D grant to JPMorgan Chase to support the creation of a new financial technology (fintech) R&D innovation space at The Point at Otterbein University. The space, which will create 75 to 100 full-time jobs, will foster innovation in fintech, give students the opportunity to engage in R&D, and support the commercialization of new ideas.

Ohio Is Poised to Lead the Way Into the Blockchain Age

New law protects firms developing innovative uses for blockchain technology
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On Aug. 3, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed legislation that will stimulate business investment in blockchain technology to transmit and store electronic records in a wide range of industries. The new law makes Ohio one of the first U.S. states to provide legal protection to firms developing new uses for this cutting-edge technology

Columbus-Based Root Insurance Announces Significant Expansion in Ohio

Columbus-Based Root Insurance Announces Significant Expansion in Ohio

Insurtech disruptor plans to grow its workforce by more than 500 percent over the next three years
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Root Insurance is a fast-growing insurtech company that provides customers a personalized car insurance rate based primarily on their driving behaviors. Founded in Ohio in 2015, Root Insurance is now available in 17 states. To meet the growing demand for its product, Root recently announced a significant expansion in Ohio. The company credits its choice to reinvest in Columbus to the quality of the region’s workforce and the city’s rapidly growing reputation as a tech startup hub.

Fast-Growing Fintech Company Matic Expands in Columbus

Fast-Growing Fintech Company Matic Expands in Columbus

Digital insurance agency confident in region's resources to advance fintech growth
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Matic is a technology-driven insurance agency using fintech solutions that match mortgage lenders with homeowners who need insurance quotes. The company is confident that Columbus’s fintech talent, entrepreneurial climate and vibrant economy will continue to fuel the company’s escalating success.

Local Support Helps Tech Company Sedgwick Grow

Local Support Helps Tech Company Sedgwick Grow

Expansion will create at least 100 jobs
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Technology solutions provider, Sedgwick, values the strong relationships it has created in the Columbus Region and will be expanding in Hilliard.

Ohio’s Fintech Accelerator Gaining Global Momentum

Ohio’s Fintech Accelerator Gaining Global Momentum

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Fintech71 is a fintech accelerator seeking startups for its first program. The program will feature mentorships and partnerships with some of the best and brightest in the financial services and Ohio start up space. This unique offering is attracted hundreds of applicats from across the globe.

New Fintech Accelerator Looks to Advance Innovation in Ohio

New Fintech Accelerator Looks to Advance Innovation in Ohio

Application process officially underway
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A new fintechaccelerator in Columbus seeks at least 10 startups from all across the globe to become part of its inaugural class. The accelerator leverages Ohio resources to give these startups an edge.