Beyond the Pitch

Ringing in 2019 With a Toast to Entrepreneurship


Looking back on 2018 and forward to 2019

It’s that time again—the end of the old year and the beginning of the new—a time for celebration and reflection.

In our business, things never really come to a stop, but as we turn the page on 2018 and rev up for 2019, let’s pause to toast the accomplishments of Columbus’ amazing entrepreneurs and the venture community that supports them.

Our city continues to make headlines as a community of innovation. Forbes named Columbus the #1 Rising City for Startups. Columbus also was recently ranked in the top 10 U.S. cities for entrepreneurs and startups by Business.org.

This success isn’t coincidental, automatic, nor guaranteed. It is due to the intentional connections and collaboration that happens here across the entire community. The region’s intrepid entrepreneurs and investors, our strategic and corporate partners, and the State of Ohio are unified and committed to helping entrepreneurs startup and scale more new businesses than ever before.

We look forward to continuing our momentum in 2019. After all, it’s The Columbus Way.

We wish you and your loved ones peace and prosperity, happiness and joy in the upcoming year.

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