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Economic Development: ‘Millennipreneurs’ Favor Tech Startups | September 11, 2017

‘Millennipreneurs’ Favor Tech Startups

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Millennials look at entrepreneurship differently than the baby boomers, their mentors say, and are going into business at a younger age. “Students are recognizing opportunities and envisioning a brighter future in entrepreneurship than [with] a more traditional job degree,” says Joe Angelo, director of the Entrepreneurship Center at Youngstown State University. Indeed, […]

Economic Development: Schiavoni Seeks Third Frontier Funds to Boost Broadband | September 7, 2017

Schiavoni Seeks Third Frontier Funds to Boost Broadband

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bipartisan legislation being cosponsored by state Sen. Joe Schiavoni would provide $100 million over the next two years to expand broadband access statewide. The legislation, which Schiavoni is co-sponsoring with state Sen. Cliff Hite, a Republican from Findlay, would create a fund of $50 million per year each for two years from […]

Economic Development: Joseph Hints about Another Project Beyond Chill-Cans | September 1, 2017

Joseph Hints about Another Project Beyond Chill-Cans

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In about 45 days, the Mahoning Valley will learn about a project that Mitchell Joseph promised Thursday would “light up the city of Youngstown.” Joseph, chairman and CEO of Joseph Company International and West Coast Chill, referred to the development in his remarks after accepting the Business Professional of the Year Award […]

Economic Development: Collaboration Forms Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs | August 29, 2017

Collaboration Forms Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A collaboration of organizations ranging from some of the Mahoning Valley’s major players in economic development to agencies not normally associated with economic development is coordinating on creating a resource pipeline for entrepreneurs. The newly formed organization, Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs, steers entrepreneurs to resources they may need depending on the […]

Economic Development: Six to Be Honored by Lawrence Chamber Sept. 14 | August 28, 2017

Six to Be Honored by Lawrence Chamber Sept. 14

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Dennis M. Davin, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Economic Development !mpact Awards program Sept. 14. The program is sponsored by the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. Honorees include Horizon Supply Co., Mitcheltree Bros. Logging & Lumber, New Castle […]