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Beam Dental’s Alex Frommeyer on how success can follow darkest days | Columbus Business First

The head of a rocketing Columbus startup that’s raised one of the year’s biggest rounds from one of Silicon Valley’s... View Article

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Nationwide doubles down on investment in startup Next Insurance | Columbus Business First

Nationwide Insurance has invested again in a digital insurance startup, the latest in its $100 million strategy to keep up... View Article

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Nationwide to open innovation center in shuttered Arena District theater | Columbus Business First

Nationwide plans to open a new innovation center at the former Arena Grand Theater’s location to serve as the hub... View Article

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Companies commit to creating nearly 1,200 jobs across Central Ohio | The Columbus Dispatch

Seven projects in Central Ohio are expected to create 1,163 jobs—not including Amazon’s announcement last week of 1,500 new jobs.

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Root’s plan to add 460 workers in Columbus while challenging industry models | Columbus Business First

“I do think something is happening in Columbus. This is the opportunity of a lifetime in this city,” Root co-founder... View Article

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Beam Dental raises $22M from Kleiner to change dental insurance | CNBC

Lucas Swisher from Kleiner, who’s joining the Beam board as part of the investment, estimates that the dental market is... View Article

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Columbus remains low-cost option for ‘back office’ operations of banks, insurers | The Columbus Dispatch

“The study reaffirms Columbus’ low-cost profile vs. other Midwest banking hubs like Chicago (and) Minneapolis,” said John Boyd, principal of... View Article

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Huntington’s first-quarter profit jumps 57 percent | The Columbus Dispatch

The bank reported a profit of $326 million in the quarter that ended March 31, compared with $208 million a... View Article

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Root Insurance finds new niche in racecar drivers | Columbus CEO

The all-digital startup disrupting the car insurance industry has launched a new product aimed at professional racecar drivers.

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State Auto CEO readies insurer for wave of change | The Columbus Dispatch

The top executive of State Auto is working to ensure his company stays on top of the change happening in... View Article