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Entrepreneurship : Featured Stories

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Thriving startup community means jobs aplenty ... for the right candidates

The large number of open jobs in the startup community indicates growing success, but working for a startup has unique challenges. Recruiters and employers discuss the critical qualities required for a good fit between companies and employees.

Ohio's rural biz incubators thrive with best practices, clear results

Ohio is home to a host of smaller and rural business incubators. Despite dispersed populations and limited local markets, many are getting results similar to their urban counterparts--on much tighter budgets.

Competitions, top talent, meetups and tours: fall events rock the Buckeye State

From a national cutting-edge fuel cell and energy convention to an Octoberfest-style meetup, Ohio will host an array of dazzling events this fall that will attract techies and entrepreneurs alike from across the state as well as the nation.

Ohio's food industry serves up innovation

With the help of advocates such as the Toledo-based Center for Innovation in Food Technology, Ohio's food innovators enhance what's natural, create new products, and make food safer and more convenient.

Meet Len Gray, legal entrepreneur and Ohio transplant

Attorney and Memphis native Len Gray relocated to northeast Ohio to launch Inlaw.me, an online recruiting tool for the legal industry. The local business community's spirit of collaboration and enthusiasm is what drew him to the Buckeye State.

Cincinnati's path to fostering entrepreneurship

hiVelocity examines how Cincinnati can make the most of its strengths and capitalize on the diversity of the city's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Ohio's neurostimulation industry: on the brink of a breakout

After decades of cutting-edge research in neurostimulation therapy, Ohio's biomed industry is welcoming a variety of new companies and innovative devices. Relief for patients isn't far behind.

Creative placemaking breathes new life into northeast Ohio neighborhoods

Recent grants awarded to Cleveland's Collinwood and St. Clair Superior neighborhoods are enabling creative placemaking, a national movement in which arts- and culture-based projects aim to revitalize communities and boost local economies.

Symbiotic economics: Ohio's corporate establishment meets the startup community

Ohio's biggest names in business give back to the state's economic ecosystem by lending a helping hand to startups and entrepreneurs.

Founder Focus: Nikita Eelen of AMVONET

The young powerhouse talks about juggling a burgeoning business and a new wife while furthering his education in quirky Alliance, Ohio.

TechPint: a slideshow

TechPint is a new event series that mixes up innovation and networking at Cleveland's favorite watering holes. It kicked off last month and hiVelocity has the pictures to prove it!

VFA alum, East Coast native grows roots in Ohio

Last year, Dan Bloom moved from the East Coast to Ohio to become a Venture for America Fellow. Now he has a full-time gig of his own and plans to launch his own startup, a new eatery in Cincinnati.

Suburban tech centers: where community meets co-working

Inventors and entrepreneurs are finding new homes in Ohio cities--but not the ones full of expressways and skyscrapers. Tech centers, community maker spaces and business accelerators are popping up in the not-so-sleepy suburbs, where they blend co-working, convenience and community.

Entrepreneurs riding the road to success thanks to growing bike-based economy

Cleveland is joining cool cities across the nation as they embrace a bicycling culture that provides alternative transportation while encouraging healthy living -- and a healthy $6 billion industry across the U. S. alone.

Bringing their talents to Ohio: entrepreneurs flock to the Buckeye State

In growing numbers, fresh-faced entrepreneurs are passing over the coasts and points in between and choosing Ohio to plant and nurture their startups. The state's dazzling array of come-hither accelerators, incubators and advocates make the choice a natural.
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