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Impacting society, creating change

The Ohio State startup portfolio is growing and making waves in the way the world lives. Ohio State’s startup portfolio is creating change in many industries, including healthcare, information technology, materials, transportation, agribusiness and more.

Ohio State Startup Success

Startups evolving from Ohio State technology are showing promise through success.

  • Active companies: through June 2019, there are approximately 90 active companies that have been spun out of university technology
  • Follow-on investments: Ohio State startups have raised more than $425 million in outside capital.
  • Exits: startups from the Ohio State portfolio have been acquired by global companies, including AveXis and Celenex.
Learn more about the companies in the Ohio State startup portfolio.

Ohio State Startups Catalog

The Ohio State startup portfolio is growing and making waves in the way the world lives. Ohio State’s startup portfolio is creating change in many industries, including healthcare, information technology, materials, transportation, agribusiness and more. Search our online database of current Ohio State startups or download our catalog (as of June 30, 2019). 

Contact Us

Connect with our new ventures team to learn more about investing in Ohio State startups.

Senior Director, Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship

Cheryl Turnbull


Manager, Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship

Kate Schulhaus, PhD


Grants & Contracts Specialist

Corine St. Gelais


Senior Analyst

Lauryn Betterton


Data Specialist

Malin Bryson


Director, Collaboration & Events

Jake Cohen


Director, Entrepreneurial Programs

Scott Griffin


Director, Venture Development

Nelson Law


Student Engagement & Communications Coordinator

Sarah Wharmby


News & Events

  • FinTech @ Ohio State and Beyond conference takes place Oct. 27-28

    September 30, 2021

    Ohio State will offer the first in a university-wide effort to boost the regions’ Fintech ecosystem. Through a generous gift from Fintech71, the FinTech @ Ohio St...

  • Accelerator Award pre-proposals for Fall 2021 cycle due Oct. 4

    August 20, 2021

    Applicants may request a total award of up to $100,000 and life science applicants can request up to $150,000 to support external validation and de-risking activi...

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