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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, New Ventures

Cheryl Turnbull


Manager, New Ventures

Kate Schulhaus, PhD


New Ventures Analyst

Lauren Morowit


Director, New Ventures

Zachary Ellis, Jr.


Grants & Contracts Specialist (Accelerator Awards)

Corine St. Gelais


News & Events

  • COVID19 Inventor Showcase Features Team Working on Increasing Ventilator Capacity

    June 15, 2020

    Join us for an Inventor Showcase on June 23 at 9 a.m. via webinar when we hear from the Ohio State innovators and centers involved in developing a new way to incr...

  • Corporate Engagement announces newest round of Accelerator Awards funding

    April 30, 2020

    The Corporate Engagement Office has announced that nine projects totaling $1.25 million have been chosen for funding through the Accelerator Awards program to hel...

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