TechColumbus portfolio company, CredHive, signs partnership agreement with Coggno to help talent actively manage their careers

COLUMBUS, OHIO – TechColumbus portfolio company, CredHive, a disruptive career management platform, and Coggno, an eLearning software provider, inked a partnership agreement to create ties between their systems empowering talent to more actively manage their careers and credentials. The agreement will link CredHive’s platform with Coggno’s learning and development classes enabling talent to seamlessly post course certifications into their CredHive... Read more

TechColumbus Announces Three 2014 VentureNEXT Startup Award Winners

Six Corporate Engagement, College, and High School Award Winners Further Extend the Power and Potential of Central Ohio’s Innovation Economy. Columbus, OH (November 6, 2014) Leading entrepreneurs, investors, creatives, and corporations turned out in force to champion Central Ohio’s innovation economy at the first ever VentureNEXT celebration tonight. The highlight of the evening was the announcement of the winners of the... Read more

VentureNEXT to Honor Corporations and Students with Awards

Central Ohio is a terrific place to start a company. Ask any entrepreneur.  One giant reason that our geography is so favorable is that local businesses really walk the talk when it comes to supporting startups.  That’s especially true for the dozens of companies that participate in TechColumbus’ Expert and First Connect Networks. Another huge plus for Central Ohio is... Read more

An Interview with TechColumbus Board Chair Harry H. Hallowell

As senior vice president and chief investment officer of Nationwide Insurance, Harry Hallowell witnesses how investing in innovation can lead to excellent outcomes. TC: As an executive with Nationwide, an innovative company, please talk about the importance of a region having all the “pieces” that make innovation possible—access to capital, commercialization services, early adopters, supportive legislation—etcetera.  HH: Bringing great ideas... Read more

Columbus Idea Foundry Designs and Produces 2014 Startup Award Using 3D Printing

Unique Community of “Makers” Incubating Art, Creativity, Revenue, and Profits  The Columbus Idea Foundry (CIF) is all about innovation and making things—physical things that people can touch, hold, feel, and use. Although the emphasis is on creating with technology, don’t look for virtual cars for an Xbox 360 game, digitally constructed rooms, or non-human avatars to come out of this... Read more