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Nationwide’s life insurance business sees 11% boost in revenue | Columbus Business First

The 11.3 percent jump took Nationwide’s life insurance business from $5.04 billion in 2016 to $5.61 billion last year.

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Billion-dollar sales in reach for data-powered startup Root, VC investor says | Columbus Business First

“I absolutely think this company has incredible potential—something like a unicorn would be well within range,” said Elliot Geidt, partner... View Article

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Root’s $51M funding round is one of the largest raised by an Ohio tech startup | VentureBeat

Root Insurance claims to be “the first car insurance company to incorporate individual driving behavior in every quote.”

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Nationwide-backed startup’s Columbus office will be larger than its LA headquarters | Columbus Business First

The expanding Columbus office of startup Matic Insurance Services Inc. will surpass its Los Angeles headquarters and likely will grow... View Article

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Los Angeles insurance tech startup to add 50 jobs in Columbus | Columbus Business First

The Los Angeles software startup that automates shopping for homeowner insurance is expanding a Columbus call center into an administrative office.

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Nationwide honored for advancing women in business | Insurance Business America

A company-wide initiative has enabled the company to advance all 34,000 associates and create opportunities for women and diverse associates.

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Take a look inside Heartland Bank’s new Whitehall headquarters | Columbus Business First

Heartland Bank has opened its new 60,000-square-foot Whitehall headquarters.

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Partnership paves high school students’ path to insurance industry | The Columbus Dispatch

A partnership between Ohio Dominican University, Canal Winchester Local Schools and Motorists Insurance Group offers training for an industry expected... View Article

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Fifth Third’s Jordan Miller: From humble roots to one of the top Columbus bankers | Columbus CEO

Jordan Miller servers as the regional president of Fifth Third Bank, one of the most important financial institutions in the... View Article

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How Nationwide doubled the number of women of color in its leadership ranks | Columbus Business First

Nationwide launched Our Associates’ Success Drives Business Success in 2011 to build a path for advancement for the women in... View Article