Central Ohio companies have now secured six of the 10 largest venture rounds since 2012.

Root Insurance’s latest multi-million-dollar payday highlights Columbus’ increasingly vibrant venture capital scene. When the Columbus startup completed a $100 million VC round in August, the deal set a new record for Ohio. What’s more, central Ohio companies have now secured six of the 10 largest rounds since 2012 (five of which have occurred over the past two years), helping Columbus eclipse both Cincinnati and Cleveland as the VC hotbed of Ohio.

View Columbus CEO's October 2018 infographic here.