TechGROWTH Ohio awarded $5.05 million grant

December 4, 2019 by OU COMPASS

TechGROWTH Ohio, Ohio University’s Ohio Third Frontier entrepreneurial services provider, has been awarded $5.05 million by the state for venture development services. The grant will be matched by OU and private organizations, allowing TechGROWTH to continue and expand services through 2022.

“Innovation is in Ohio’s DNA, it’s who we are,” said Lydia L. Mihalik, director of development and chair of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission, in a release. “We are investing in the ideas and businesses making Ohio the most innovative, creative and entrepreneurial state in the Midwest.”

TechGROWTH Ohio, which is led and managed by OU’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, has developed an large network of executives and entrepreneurs-in-residence, as well as strategic partners, to identify and assist aspiring new companies and entrepreneurs throughout the region. The program also has a goal to help with new venture capital and technology commercialization partners like the Ohio Innovation Fund and I-Corps@Ohio.


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