Financial and insurance-related activities comprise the top sector of economic output in the Columbus Region. Companies ranging from Huntington and JPMorgan Chase to Nationwide and State Farm benefit from the Columbus Region’s continuous growth and skilled talent pool.
Now Ohio businesses can pay state taxes with bitcoin. Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel made plenty of people scratch their heads with one of his last actions before leaving office in January. In late November, the Republican from Northeast Ohio began allowing Ohio businesses to pay their taxes with Bitcoin.
JPMorgan has 5,000 technologists among its 19,000-strong Central Ohio employees, and they build the apps and digital tools that help it interact with 48 million customers who do their banking online. “Columbus is the core and the heart of our retail franchise from an operations perspective,” Wallace told me, in a hastily borrowed side office... View Article
With new technology offering both risk and reward, the Columbus Region’s signature industries are embracing change and innovation.
Largest U.S. bank with significant operations
Leading insurance and financial services companies
A $100 billion asset regional bank holding company
Leading provider of tailored marketing and loyalty solutions
One of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the nation
The largest pharmacy benefit management organization in the U.S.
A mutual insurance firm that also owns other State Farm companies
A direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S.
A Fortune 100 health care company
Offering various insurance products, serving customers across 13 states
Home to JPMorgan Chase’s second largest employment market in the world and largest facility, which includes a Branch Innovation Lab that shapes customers’ future of branch experiences.
More than 30 academic and vocational institutions with business, finance and communication programs, representing over 6,500 degree completions annually.
Columbus Collaboratory, an ecosystem of founding member companies—including Huntington and Nationwide—focuses on rapid innovation that delivers business impact in advanced analytics and cybersecurity for finance and insurance, among other industries.