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The Talent Dividend is a calculation of how much economic impact college grads have on a city. By increasing the number of college graduates in Columbus by one percentage point of its population, $1.3 billion would be generated in personal incomes or revenue. That's like attracting a billion dollar company to this region. The best way to measure the economic success of a city is per capita income and the simple most direct connection of per capita income is college attainment, says CEOs for Cities, the group that created the Talent Dividend initiative.
Talent Dividend Features
Columbus native sells Pushpins app to retail giant for millions
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Ohio State University graduate Peter Michaelidis developed his idea for Pushpins while studying at Harvard University. He now returns to OSU as a guest lecturer to share his experiences creating a venture-backed company.
innovation gateway partnership will accelerate startup creation
Thursday, November 15, 2012
From student business ideas to cutting-edge medical research, The Ohio State University Technology Commercialization Office is revolutionizing how companies are created on campus. Now, thanks to a new partnership with TechColumbus, the TCO promises to bring ideas to market even faster -- and make sure these startups have the resources needed to grow.
entrepreneurship programs in ohio's colleges and universities give boost to young innovators
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Fifteen years ago, there were almost no student entrepreneurship programs in Ohio's colleges and universities. Today, they're all the rage. Not only do these programs give students real world business skills across an array of disciplines, but they also help to nurture young innovators and grow fresh ideas into companies.
youngstown business incubator nourishes a vibrant tech sector
Thursday, August 23, 2012
In the past decade, the Youngstown Business Incubator has created more than 400 software jobs in downtown Youngstown. Nearly all of these 32 companies are still in the heart of the Mahoning Valley.
recently caught up with YBI Chief Evangelist Jim Cossler to talk about Youngstown's burgeoning tech scene and his unusual model of not graduating companies.
the audacity of the talent dividend
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The communities competing for the $1 million Talent Dividend Prize have a modest goal: boosting the number of college degrees in their city by one percentage point. If every participating city meets that goal, it could raise national earnings by a stunning $124 billion.
OSU students develop alternative to Facebook with more privacy
Source: Columbus Dispatch
moving home is the new key to success, says slate
advice from cleveland's top vc exec: hire older workers
Source: Fast Company
college grads flock to some cities, foregoing others
Source: The New York Times
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Innovation & Job News
Intern in Ohio program launches this week, connects students with internships
Venture for America plants fellows to halt brain drain
biomedical job fair helps start-ups fill spots, keep pace with growth
osu's social entrepreneurship program mints motivated grads bent on improving society
Accptd sets out to change the game in digital video college applications
NE Ohio universities conspire to improve "green" grades
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