Columbus was recently named as the number one Up-And-Coming Tech City in the nation. Many of our startup businesses are technology based, and there are a variety of programs and resources that cater to Tech ventures. Additional, many other types of small businesses require technology assistance and services. Below is a list of programs, organizations and technology products that can help your business to grow and thrive.
2CheckOut.com – We operate one of the broadest e-commerce payment platforms in the world with a huge currency and payment method selection and an industry-leading 24%+ conversion rate on our hosted solution. We have enabled over 100,000 merchants to sell on-line and processed billions of dollars in e-commerce transactions. We offer hosted payment solutions, merchant and account services, gateway services, fraud prevention services, PCI compliance, consumer care, affiliate marketing, and a global shopping portal.
For more information visit 2Checkout.com.
AWH – We are technologists that solve business problems. Founded in 1995, AWH is a technology strategy, development, and implementation company. AWH provides technology consulting services and develops applications for the enterprise, web, mobile, games, and augmented reality.
For more information visit Awh.net.
Bytesurance – Helping solopreneurs and micro-enterprises make the most of their technology, so they can make the most of their business. Bytesurance provides end-to-end services from computer repair to IT consulting and strategy for businesses who don’t need a full-time IT department. Whether you’re just getting started, or looking to grow, we can help you get the performance, protection, and peace of mind you deserve at a surprisingly affordable rate. With Bytesurance on your side, your free to focus on your passion again. The other guys call it tech support, we call it tech relief!
For more information visit Bytesurance.com.
Network Logix – Network Logix provides “Technology As a Service” for non-profits and small businesses. We have delivered excellent, cost-effective IT services to dozens of small businesses like yours for over 10 years. A true technology partner provides several exceptional benefits that make us the preferred choice of dozens of organizations across the country. As a Network Logix client, you’ll have several experts in the area of technology consulting to oversee your systems.
For more information visit NetworkLogix.com.
Ohio Third Frontier – Recently, in the midst of a global recession, Ohio voters overwhelmingly approved a $700 million, bi-partisan extension of the state’s successful Ohio Third Frontier, a technology-based economic development initiative that is successfully changing the trajectory of Ohio’s economy by supporting existing industries that are transforming themselves with new globally competitive products and fostering the formation and attraction of new companies in emerging industry sectors. – read more
For more information visit ThirdFrontier.com.
Ohio Energy Gateway Fund – The State of Ohio will establish the Ohio Energy Gateway Fund to co-invest $40 million in advanced energy projects and companies. The Fund will create a partnership with one or more sources of private capital in order to significantly leverage the state’s original commitment of stimulus funds. The fund is a $40 million commitment of Advanced Energy Stimulus funds from the Ohio Jobs Stimulus Plan and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Energy Program funds.
For more information visit Development.Ohio.Gov/OhioEnergyGatewayFund/.
One World Hosting – Our internet/web hosting experience dates back to the early days of the Internet – 1995. There is no shortcut or substitute for experience – we believe it’s a big reason we receive so many positve comments from our customers. We’re so confident you’ll like our hosting/control panel/speed that we offer a 30 day risk free – complete refund with no questions asked.
For more information visit OneWorldHosting.com.
Platform Lab – Platform Lab provides a competitive advantage to our clients by offering remote access or on-site utilization to IT hardware, software and massive bandwidth for all types of companies for the purpose of IT testing and projects. Projects include website load testing, application testing, quality assurance testing and proof-of-concept testing and all types of projects that require either custom built infrastructure or our outstanding private cloud.
For more information visit PlatformLab.org.
QStart Labs – Originally, QStart was formed as the “tech team” for NCT Ventures in Columbus, Ohio. QStart improved the success rate of NCT’s portfolio companies, helping NCT save on technology costs and drive more investment for business growth. And then we realized, “Hey, we can offer these services to everybody — not just our NCT companies. And it’ll be all kinds of successful.” So we did. And it is. Thumbs up.
For more information visit QStartLabs.com.
Tech Columbus - TechColumbus accelerates the growth of the innovation economy by providing vital resources and assistance to people and enterprises that depend on technology to achieve their business goals. TechColumbus is the catalyst for technology-driven economic growth in Central Ohio. We work to create new companies, strengthen existing businesses, open doors to technology resources, help promote and attract the next generation of high-wage/high-growth industry sectors, support the attraction and retention of talented people, and promote opportunity for all citizens.
For more information visit TechColumbus.org.
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