State of Ohio

The Governor’s Office of Appalachia is a state entity that advocates for Ohio’s Appalachian region, coordinating economic and community development and partnership endeavors to improve the lives of those living in the region.  They are funded through the federal Appalachian Regional Commission with matching money from the State of Ohio.

JobsOhio is a private non-profit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts.

APEG is the newest and largest of the six APEG network partners.



Ohio Third Frontier

The focus of Ohio Third Frontier is to accelerate the creation and growth of investable and scalable technology and tech-enabled companies.  It provides access to essential business assistance, capital and talent resources through a statewide community of expert people and organizations dedicated to increasing the success of entrepreneurial enterprise.