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Ohio continues to be recognized as a premier location for economic development in the U.S. Strong, statewide partnerships facilitate capital investment and job growth through leveraging Ohio's advantages. Read the latest news about these collaborative efforts throughout Ohio.

JobsOhio Enters into Agreement with Breeze Airways

Increasing air service is an essential component of economic development.
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JobsOhio entered into an agreement with Breeze Airways in two Ohio markets, Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH), to increase air service and competition. This is part of the JobsOhio Air Service Restoration program which allows Ohio to attract new air service and restore air service lost during the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of other communities across the U.S.

River Roasters Coffee Company Expands in Meigs County

River Roasters Coffee Company Expands in Meigs County

JobsOhio Inclusion Grant will help a beloved coffee company grow
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Candice and Larry Hess Jr. founded River Roasters Coffee Co. in 2018 and the company has been growing rapidly in popularity. The small business in Southeast Ohio will construct a new building, invest in a commercial roaster, and build a commercial kitchen for food production. The new operation will enable the company to supply business customers such as restaurants, groceries, and other coffee shops in multiple states.

JobsOhio And Stout Street Capital Host First Midwest-based UNMET Conference

UNMET Ohio seeks to meet the capital-raising needs of early-stage midwestern companies
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JobsOhio and Stout Street Capital will host UNMET Ohio 2021, an event showcasing more than 60 of the fastest-growing Seed and Series A startups in the Midwest. Presenting companies can pitch their business ideas to over 200 institutional venture capital investors from around the world and network with peers.