TechGROWTH Ohio connects entrepreneurs with assistance. TechGROWTH offers valuable tools for growth and sources of funding to all early-stage, technologically-innovative companies.


Ohio Third Frontier to focus only on startups with last $350M - Columbus Biz Insider


Ohio University Wins Coveted Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) named Ohio University’s Center for Entrepreneurship the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program Award. 

Congratulations from the Ohio State Senate


TechGROWTH Ohio awarded $3.7 million Third Frontier Award
Ohio University’s Third Frontier initiative, TechGROWTH Ohio, has been awarded $3.7 million by the state of Ohio in a competitive funding process for venture development services. The grant will be matched dollar for dollar by Ohio University and private organizations, allowing TechGROWTH to continue and expand these services through 2016.








Our Services

Chet Burdette
Co-Founder GhostBlind

“It was important for us to be certain we were making the right moves, and TechGROWTH helped give us that confidence.”

Neill Lane

“We were once a small group of inventors. Now, we plan to grow to about 100 employees, all based out of our Athens facility.”

Our Mission

The mission of TechGROWTH Ohio is to significantly increase revenue growth and capital investments in technology-based businesses within the 20-county region of southeast Ohio.

Funded by the Third Frontier Initiative – a $1.6 billion Ohio Development Services Agency – it is a part of the Entrepreneurial Signature Program.

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