Economic Gateway http://www.selectmcohio.com Montgomery County, Ohio, USA News RSS Feed Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:23:59 -0800 en-us Kettering Mayor Talks Economic Development http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19805 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Since his start as the mayor of Kettering, Don Patterson has had his sights aimed toward his mission of developing the city’s economic base. Patterson has been in his role since 200... Barn Artist Carries On Rural Advertising Tradition http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19504 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In the late eighteen hundreds a group of six men were hired by Wheeling, West Virginia brothers Aaron and Samuel Bloch to advertise their tobacco product. Those men, who called themselves barn ma... Dayton startup POMIET named Top 10 healthcare startup of the year http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19505 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Dayton startup POMIET has cracked the Top 10 list for Healthcare Tech’s startups of the year across the U.S. POMIET is an acronym, cofounder Stacy Sheldon explains — the healthcare... Area college welcomes largest freshmen class in its history http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19502 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A Dayton-area college is welcoming a record breaking class this fall. Wilmington College’s freshmen class will be the largest in the school’s history. With around 385 first-time freshme... Congressman Turner Touts Advances In Downtown Revitalization Through Local, State, and Federal Funds http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19503 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio Republican Congressman Mike Turner (R-10) was in Dayton to celebrate revitalization progress in downtown Dayton. Turner was joined by Congressman Brad Wenstrup of Ohio’s 2nd District. ... Innovative Program Targeting Training, Jobs and Hunger Receives Prestigious State Award http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19500 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Montgomery County’s “Trucks and Tomatoes” Job Training and Urban Garden Enhancement Project is the recipient of the 2018 President’s Award for Innovative Practices by the Ohio ... Premier Health to build 2 new large medical offices http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19501 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Premier Health plans to spend $25 million to construct four new medical offices in the region, including locations in Vandalia and Beavercreek, as the health system continues to increase its physician... Tenneco, in Kettering, will add 300 jobs and $61.5 million investment http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19636 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Tenneco will nearly double its Kettering workforce, adding 300 jobs as part of a $61.5 million investment that significantly expands the plant. Tenneco officials confirmed the move Friday, saying t... Ohio’s health care industry benefits from the state’s many strengths http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19498 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio’s health care industry is fortunate to have excellent research arms associated with its nationally accredited medical centers — Cleveland Clinic, Nationwide Children’s Hospital ... The rise of giant consumer startups that said no to investor money http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19499 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A new breed of entrepreneurs is creating huge consumer brands — like MVMT and Tuft & Needle — without venture capital, and laughing all the way to the bank. When Moiz Ali launched h... Ohio is becoming an attractive location for IT companies http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19496 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 While California’s Bay Area is the birthplace of many technological innovations, Ohio is home to considerable innovation as well, just without as much of the fanfare. Ted Griffith, managing d... Proudly made in Ohio: This is how small businesses sustain success at home http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19497 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Buckeye State’s reputation for creativity is strengthened by makers like these. Not everything has to be created in New York, Los Angeles, or Silicon Valley. Ohio has a thriving entrepren... Ohio Moves to the Forefront Among States Supporting Blockchain-based Businesses http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19494 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 New law expected to draw companies looking to expand their blockchain and R&D operations to the state COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ohio became a leading supporter of blockchain-based busine... 3 tips for pitching Midwest venture capitalists http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19495 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Midwest is a great place to live, sure, but is it a great place to grow a startup? The answer may surprise you: an unequivocal yes. Here’s what you may not know about the American... Ohio’s Future in E-Commerce: CNBC http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19492 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio is one of the most desirable locations for retailers in the growing e-commerce trend, CNBC reports. To learn more about logistics and distribution in Ohio, visit http://ow.ly/uCaD50hK0vz. As cons... Universities and legacy industries are giving rise to the Midwest’s AI startups http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19493 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Even as artificial intelligence promises to transform many facets of life, the majority of AI companies in the U.S. are still concentrated in traditional tech hubs. According to a Glassdoor analy... Ohio Is Poised to Lead the Way Into the Blockchain Age http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19490 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 New law protects firms developing innovative uses for blockchain technology On Aug. 3, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed legislation that will stimulate business investment in blockchain technology ... Partners for Growth: Andrew Deye MC/MPA 2015 is working to bring jobs back to Ohio http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19491 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 THINK OF SEATTLE, AND WHAT COMES TO MIND? It might depend a little on your generation (Gates and Cobain or Bezos and Macklemore), but you get the point—a young city, on the cutting edge, with gl... Businesses Have Market Opportunities in Thailand, Vietnam http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19488 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Companies in Thailand and Vietnam are major buyers of U.S. products in many industry sectors, and economic development agencies in Ohio and Pennsylvania are planning a trade mission to help companies ... How Libraries Bridge the Employment Gap http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19489 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Government and community leaders meet in Ohio A five-person panel of Ohio community leaders explored employment issues August 9 during “Libraries Educate Today’s Workforce for Tomo... 5 Strategies to Prepare Opportunity Zones for Development http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19486 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Sun, 21 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The waiting is painful. The U.S. Treasury Department has certified over 8700 census tracts across the United States as Opportunity Zones.  Through a comprehensive public engagement process the na... Ohio Has the Right Ingredients to Grow Successful Food and Agribusiness Companies http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19487 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Sun, 21 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Today’s consumers are increasingly demanding healthier, high-quality food. In Ohio, food and agribusiness companies can deliver that farm-to-table freshness consumers want thanks to the state&rs... Certified Sites in Montgomery County http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=18843 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Certified sites are available for development. Ohio has 237 acres of utility-ready industrial acreage, 177 acres with immediate access to I-75, 46 industrial acres with enormous water capacity, 1,500 ... CEO: West Carrollton has ‘largest and most advanced’ spinal factory http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=19173 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The chairman and chief executive of NuVasive Inc., Greg Lucier, on Wednesday declared the company’s West Carrollton facility the “largest and most advanced spine medical device factory in ... Kiva Dayton proving to be excellent option for small businesses to raise funds http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=18858 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 What is Kiva Dayton? If you’re familiar with the Dayton startup scene, you’ve probably heard of Kiva Dayton. But, what exactly is Kiva? Well, straight from the website, “Kiva is l...