Via Secretary of State Jon Husted:

6,239 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in September 2013.These numbers are slightly down compared to September 2012, in which 6,665 new entities filed with the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State's office has assisted with 68,562 new business filings to date in 2013 (January-September). This is an increase from the same time period last year, in which there were 66,734 new business filings.