Columbus, Ohio, ranks first among small markets in tech talent

Columbus is the top city in its class in its ability to attract and grow tech talent, according to an annual research report.

The report “Scoring Tech Talent,” from Los Angeles-based commercial real-estate company CBRE, ranked Columbus as the top small market among U.S. and Canadian cities and No. 23 overall…

…Tom Walker, CEO and president of Rev1 Ventures, said, “Our growing ranking as a startup community is having an important impact.”

Walker cited the Kauffman Index, which has said that Columbus made the biggest improvement in rankings of startup activity among cities measured, from No. 22 in 2014 to No. 12 in 2015…

Read more in the Columbus Dispatch and Columbus Business First.

Originally published July 6, 2016.

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