Beyond the Pitch

Columbus as a tech magnet has strong draw

Columbus as a tech magnet has strong draw. Financial support and proximity to OSU helping Columbus attract entrepreneurs from far and wide.

It took more than Battelle. It took more than CompuServe. It took time and the lure of money and a helping hand.

But, undeniably, Columbus is quietly becoming a tech-company magnet.

Just a decade ago, “If you were an entrepreneur, you had to figure it out on your own,” said Victor Thorne, managing director of strategic development at Columbus 2020, this area’s economic-development agency.

Read more at the Dispatch.

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