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Cincinnati Took Center Stage as a Startup City

Cincinnati Took Center Stage as a Startup City

International crowd of 1,100 converged on the Queen City for FounderCon 2016
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Techstars, a global startup accelerator program, held FounderCon 2016 in Cincinnati. The event was the largest to date and 80 percent of attendees visited Cincinnati for the first time.

Fuyao Glass America Celebrates Grand Opening of Moraine Plant

Plant is China’s Biggest Investment in Ohio with 3,000 Jobs Expected for Dayton Region
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Fuyao Glass America employs 2,000 workers and is expected to add up to 1,000 more in the next few years.

Cincinnati-Based Losant One of 10 Companies Accepted into Techstars’ Internet of Things Accelerator

Losant Also Receives Seed Money from CincyTech
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IoT startup Losant will receive seed money from CincyTech and one of 10 selected to participate in the first class of Techstars’ new Internet of Things accelerator.

Kauffman Index Shows Start-up Businesses Continue to Grow in Ohio Metropolitans

Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus all move up in rankings
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Three Ohio metropolitans catch the attention of the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship, which measures entrepreneurship across the U.S. Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus all made the top 20 list for U.S. entrepreneurial business growth.

zulily Expands its Presence in Ohio

Online Retailer Invests $1.3 million to Enlarge Gahanna Facility
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Rapidly expanding retailer, zulily, launches larger operations, adding 50 jobs in customer service, fulfillment, merchandising and accounts payable. $1.3 million is being invested in the Gahanna expansion on top of invested $30 million already has spent.

Cincinnati Prepares to Host High-Profile Event for Tech Startups

Techstars’ FounderCon Will Bring More Than 1,000 Entrepreneurs to the City
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Over 800 founders of tech-based startups and 300 big company leaders and investors will converge in CincinnatiforFounderCon.