Beyond the Pitch
TechColumbus Launches Newsletter
We are enthusiastic about the entrepreneurs that we work with and the new companies that they are creating and we want to share the news. This new monthly newsletter is an important part of our communications plan.
We’ll feature stories about passionate entrepreneurs like Mike Crowley, CEO of InfoMotion Sports. (If you missed the Sports Illustrated write up about InfoMotion’s 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball in Sports Illustrated, check it out.)
You’ll read about developments with the more than $20 million in fresh investment capital that we’re bringing to our market this year.
We’ll talk specifically about how TechColumbus works shoulder to shoulder with engaged entrepreneurial companies to make connections with mentors, industry and technology experts, and even customers who could become early adopters of the startup company’s technology.
We are starting the year with great momentum. 2013 was an important transition year for TechColumbus. We moved from a membership- and event-driven organization to a company that focuses exclusively on providing acceleration services and capital to startups.
By completely restarting our business, we have increased our services to entrepreneurs, and the regions entrepreneurs have responded. In 2013, we experienced more than a 75 percent increase in start-ups accessing our services. Our seasoned team of venture advisors plans to double that number in the coming months.
We will host two important events in 2014. Venture Day is a by-invitation event to present outstanding startups from the TechColumbus portfolio to our regions corporate partners, angel and venture investors.
In the fall, TechColumbus will host a premier entrepreneurial networking showcase for the Central Ohio region. Watch this e-newsletter for the formal announcement.
TechColumbus is more committed than ever to continuing a leadership role in expanding the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Central Ohio region. The support of our community partners and organizations like Ohio Third Frontier, The Ohio State University, Nationwide Children’s, OhioHealth, Nationwide Insurance, and Battelle make our achievement possible.
Together, we’re creating important resources to grow our regions start-up community.
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