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Economic Development: Social Entrepreneurship Is YBI’s Next Startup | July 31, 2017

Social Entrepreneurship Is YBI’s Next Startup

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Business Incubator’s newest endeavor might be “a horse of a different color” but “not an entirely different species of entrepreneurship,” as CEO Barb Ewing puts it. More familiar as the host for business-to-business software startups, the downtown Youngstown incubator wants to invite a new class of entrepreneurs into its walls […]

Economic Development: Trumbull Business Startup Workshop Set for Sept. 5 | July 31, 2017

Trumbull Business Startup Workshop Set for Sept. 5

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission has teamed up with Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs to hold a workshop for anyone thinking about starting a business in Trumbull County. Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs is a collaboration of organizations working together to provide better support for local entrepreneurs. The workshop will address key […]

Economic Development: Trumbull Commissioners Approve Contract with Regional Chamber | July 25, 2017

Trumbull Commissioners Approve Contract with Regional Chamber

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull County Board of Commissioners approved a new 12-month, $23,000 contract with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber to continue its multi-faceted economic development efforts in the county. The Chamber oversees the retention and expansion of local business and attraction of new business to the Valley, providing a broad range of proven economic […]

Economic Development: Chill-Can Plant Takes Shape; City Buys More Land | July 20, 2017

Chill-Can Plant Takes Shape; City Buys More Land

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first building in Joseph Co. International’s proposed $20 million “chill can” beverage and technology center on the East Side is complete, and the director of the city’s economic efforts reported a total of three buildings should be done this fall. The Irvine, Calif.-based company broke ground last November on the complex, […]

Economic Development: Petition Filed to Intervene in Trumbull Energy Project | July 13, 2017

Petition Filed to Intervene in Trumbull Energy Project

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – A Boardman-based company’s petition to intervene in Clean Energy Future LLC’s plans to build a second electrical generation plant here has raised questions from village officials and Clean Energy executives. Vienna Investments LLC, which owns a building at the Lordstown Industrial Park where Clean Energy is constructing an $890 million power plant […]