Via Secretary of State Jon Husted:

8,052 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in October 2013.These numbers are up compared to October 2012, in which 8,001 new entities filed with the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State's office has assisted with 76,614 new business filings to date in 2013 (January-October). This is an increase from the same time period last year, in which there were 74,735 new business filings.