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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


Grants & Contracts Specialist (Accelerator Awards)

Corine St. Gelais


News & Events

  • Keenan Center annual report highlights programs and activities

    January 13, 2021

    Learn more about the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship through it's most recent annual report.

  • Ohio State Startup featured in national event

    December 14, 2020

    Ohio State Startup IR Medtek is one of 22 university-affiliated startup companies from across the nation to participate in the University Innovation and Entrepren...

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