Insight from the experts.

JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.


K-12 School Payments Become a Piece of “Cookie”

Fintech71 Spotlight: Skookii
Fintech71 Staff
January 30, 2018

Built by school business managers and parents, Phoenix’s Skookii is a way for parents in public, private, rural and charter schools to make payments through mobile or web applications and have a little fun doing it.


Optimizing Income and Benefits for Part-Time and Independent Workers

Fintech71 Spotlight: Steady
Fintech71 Staff
January 30, 2018

Many of the jobs created in the last several years, including part-time and contracted work, operate outside of conventional company lines. This trend will only continue. Steady is using patent-pending, job-matching technology and a personalized user experience to help these independent workers optimize their opportunities, incomes and rewards.


Ohio’s Smart Mobility Resource and Assets

Ohio’s assets for the future of autonomous and connected vehicles
Kristi Tanner, Managing Director, JobsOhio
January 22, 2018

Ohio is doing more than entertaining the idea of smart mobility, it is taking smart products and putting them into testing. Across the state are assets contributing to the success of smart mobility advancements. In Ohio, a number of resources are available to support smart mobility advancement.


End-to-End Data Analysis and Reporting for Financial Institutions

Fintech71 Spotlight: HEXANIKA
Fintech71 Staff
December 28, 2017

HEXANIKA founder, Yogesh Pandit, witnessed firsthand how banks struggled with costs and resources required for regulatory reporting. That’s when he decided to create HEXANIKA as a solution. HEXANIKA was a selected startup for the Fintech71 accelerator program.


Fintech71: Where Financial Leadership Meets Industry Innovation

Ohio is a catalyst to never before seen industry collaboration
Andrew Deye, Senior Director, JobsOhio
December 21, 2017

JobsOhio supports Fintech71, which brings fintech startups together with market leaders in financial services and insurance. Not only did this initiative positively impact the scale-up companies, it also sparked innovation with current market leaders.


Fintech71 Opens Brilliant Minds from Across the Globe to Fintech in Ohio

Startups experience Ohio’s fintech influence
Valentina Isakina, managing director of financial services, JobsOhio
December 18, 2017

Ohio’s fintech accelerator, Fintech71, closes out its first year. The program welcomed several exceptional companies from across the globe, some who had previous experience with Ohio and others who did not. Ohio’s fintech and financial services benefits during the program proved to be valuable resources.