Posts Tagged ‘Ohio Department of Development’

State to host business expo next week

With the 2012 Ohio Business Expo on Sept. 19, the Ohio Department of Administrative Services and the Ohio Department of Development are hoping to expand access to state contracts for minority-owned, women-owned and small businesses. The expo, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rhodes...
September 13th, 2012 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Small business seminar series coming to Columbus

The Ohio Department of Development will offer a series of seminars for entrepreneurs from April through September to strengthen and expand small business ownership throughout the state. The free seminars, which will be held in Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, and Mansfield, were developed specifically to...
April 9th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Ohio gets funding to leverage private lending to small businesses

Ohio gets funding to leverage private lending to small businesses
The Ohio Department of Development last week announced new funding for a program that will put more than $55 million toward private lending to small businesses and help increase the amount of credit available to them. The State Small Business Credit Initiative was created by the Small Business Jobs Act...
March 8th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Ohio launches tax credit program to encourage small biz investment

Ohio launches tax credit program to encourage small biz investment
InvestOhio, a $100 million effort to spur investment in small businesses throughout the state, launched earlier this week. Administered by the Ohio Department of Development in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Taxation, InvestOhio provides a non-refundable personal income tax credit to investors...
November 11th, 2011 | Governance | Read More

Ohio hosts Midwest Buyers Mission for food export businesses

Ohio hosts Midwest Buyers Mission for food export businesses
Ohio food and agricultural companies recently met with international buyers at this year’s Midwest Buyers Mission at the Embassy Suites Airport hotel in Columbus. The Midwest Buyers Mission is part of an initiative to help Ohio’s small- and medium-sized businesses grow through export sales....
August 5th, 2011 | Governance | Read More

Startups selected for 10-xelerator program

Startups selected for 10-xelerator program
The state of Ohio and The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business have selected 10 teams of young entrepreneurs to participate in the Ohio’s New Entrepreneurs Fund pilot program, which kicks off this summer in Columbus. The program, funded through the Ohio Third Frontier, is designed...
May 16th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Small Business Week kicks off Monday

Small Business Week kicks off Monday
Every year since 1963, the president of the United States has issued a proclamation calling for the celebration of National Small Business Week, which recognizes small businesses’ contributions to the country’s economic well-being. This year, National Small Business Week takes place May 16-20...
May 13th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

ODOD Offering Free Seminars for New Small Biz Owners

ODOD Offering Free Seminars for New Small Biz Owners
A series of seminars intended to help strengthen and expand small business ownership will be offered in Columbus through September. The Small Business Development Series −sponsored by the Ohio Department of Development’s Entrepreneurship and Small Business Division, the Small Business Development...
April 18th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More