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New Features, Statewide Recognition: November 15, 2018 Portfolio Update

OIF Portfolio Companies Earn Awards & Nominations, and Update Product Features

Being a great representative of Ohio startup culture, working hard to keep employees happy, making tasks easier for customers – these are the things the Ohio Innovation Fund’s portfolio companies do to set themselves apart. Read on to see what OIF portfolio companies have accomplished in the opening half of November 2018 – and hope to accomplish moving forward.


Wiretap is One of Central Ohio’s Best Places to Work

Workplace Collaboration PlatformIt’s no secret that security intelligence platform Wiretap is a great place to work – when Columbus Business First released the rankings for 2018’s Best Places to Work awards, the company was right there in the “micro company” category. The accompanying profile on Wiretap mentions its emphases on professional growth, workplace autonomy and team-building games on Wednesdays.

Read the full article here.

OIF portfolio company Enable Injections was also recognized, being named a Rising Star by Deloitte and The Cincinnati Enquirer; read about it here.


Global Cooling May Represent the Best of Ohio’s Startup Culture

TechOhio is in the midst of voting for its inaugural Startup Culture Awards, and Global Cooling, maker of the Stirling Ultracold ultra-low temperature freezer, is one of the six finalists in the late-stage company category. Voting for the awards – which also include Wiretap as a finalist in the early-stage company category – runs through Friday, Nov. 16.

Read about the awards here.

TechOhio also recently published a profile on OIF portfolio company Mezu, which you can read here.


DOMedia Simplifies Marketplace Product Photo Capabilities

Media Company Early Stage Startup FundingAn update to the marketplace software offered by out-of-home advertising technology company DOMedia was designed to make it easier for users to add high-quality images to their proposals. The change also simplifies the process of refreshing one’s image gallery.

Read about the change, including a video tutorial, here.

DOMedia Public Relations & Content Speciality Cody Riebe recently conducted an interview with Lauren Boegen of the Design Museum of Chicago, which can be read here.


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New Features, Statewide Recognition: November 15, 2018 Portfolio Update