If you were to bet on one city that’s poised to experience serious startup growth in the Midwest, Columbus would be a good candidate.
In 2018, three of the city’s startups — Root Insurance, Beam Dental, and Olive, raised the three largest VC rounds of any Ohio tech startup, excluding the state’s health care startups. This followed the 2017 acquisition of Columbus’ CoverMyMeds by San Francisco’s McKesson for $1.1 billion.
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Written by Anna Hensel.
Originally published January 23, 2019.