VC investment passes $2B in Ohio for the first time – and 66% is in Columbus

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Ohio’s startups and high-growth technology companies for the first time have topped $2 billion in venture capital investment in 2021, with three months yet to go in the year.

The Columbus region represents two-thirds of that.

Central Ohio tech companies landed $1.3 billion in investment through the first nine months – more than the statewide full-year record of $1.1 billion in 2020, according to Columbus Business First‘s analysis of quarterly data compiled by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association.

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Story excerpt provided by Columbus Inno.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

Originally published October 14, 2021.

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