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Entrepreneurial Services Provider Program


Encourage entrepreneurship in Ohio by supporting the creation, retention and attraction of new and emerging high-tech companies and industries.


Grant funds are awarded to statewide Entrepreneurial Services Provider (ESP) Program organizations. They provide, along with their partner organizations, a wide range of advisory and consulting services and/or investment assistance to technology-based entrepreneurs and small tech-based businesses.

For Whom

Technology-based entrepreneurs and small tech-based businesses

Program Contact

Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Keith Jenkins, (614) 466-0270

How Much

Varies by company and situation; companies may receive consulting/advisory services or investments up to, and sometimes exceeding, $1 million

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