New Ventures

New Ventures

Startup companies are a way of advancing technologies through the injection of private capital.  Startups have improved impact when additional funding is generated before the technology is ready for the marketplace or when the technology is considered disruptive to existing industries. Entrepreneurs and venture capital groups work together to use cutting-edge Ohio State technologies to improve our world.

The new ventures team is dedicated to creating startup companies by matching Ohio State innovations with experienced entrepreneurs and a full-continuum of funding. Ohio State startups have contributed industries locally, nationally and worldwide, helping to build a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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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


New Ventures News

  • COVID-19 Updates from Corporate Engagement Office

    March 20, 2020

    All staff in the Corporate Engagement Office are working from home to protect our customers and staff throughout the public health challenge presented by the COVI...

  • Startup Inventor Showcase Features Melissa Bailey on 3/16

    March 2, 2020

    The Center for Clinical and Translational Science Monthly Startup Inventor Showcase will feature Melissa Bailey, OD, PhD, on Monday, Mar. 16 at 7:30 a.m. in the J...

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