Economic Gateway http://www.growpiquanow.org Grow Piqua Now News RSS Feed Mon, 10 Dec 2018 23:10:05 -0800 en-us New Tech Makes Life Easier for Piqua Small Business Owners http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19957 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 New technology is making it easier than ever for entrepreneurs and small business owners to manage their finances. We recommend working with the SBDC to create an initial budget, financial projects, a... Piqua Solar Field Provides Low Cost, Low Emissions Energy http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19822 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The City of Piqua is planning for the future and incorporating alternative energy sources into its long-range planning. This low-cost energy is good for the City’s bottom line and for the enviro... Economic Developers Are a Great Resource for Piqua Businesses http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19821 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Setting up a business is a challenge. Just managing the paperwork, accounting and regulations alone can be daunting to an entrepreneur. Not to mention the essential capital requirements every business... Edison continues to see enrollment increase http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19610 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 PIQUA — For the past three years, Edison State Community College has met or exceeded its increased enrollment goals, tracking over four thousand students annually. This fall is no exception as t... PHS welcomes new teacher http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19609 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 PIQUA — Every year the Piqua High School welcomes new teachers to their staff. This year we welcome Jami Mullen. Mullen previously worked for three years at Cambridge High School in Cambridge. M... Meet the Candidates forum set at YWCA http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19608 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 PIQUA — A community education forum featuring state and local issues and candidates in the November election affecting Piqua area residents will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 7:30-8:45 p.m... City may see more wayfinding signage http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19607 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 PIQUA — The city is seeking to continue its wayfinding signage project, as the Piqua City Commission will be considering awarding a contract for the second phase of the project during their meet... Call for Governor’s Cup Submissions http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19606 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 It is time again to start thinking about the Governor’s Cup, awarded by Site Selection magazine every spring. Ohio continues to be a leading destination for new business investmen... Ohio home and auto insurance rates well below national average http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19604 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment announced that the average rate changes in 2017 for the top 10 homeowners and private passenger auto insurance groups in Ohio increased 1.5 percen... London Stock Exchange launches U.S. division of ELITE – a global business support program – in Ohio http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19603 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Sun, 04 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The London Stock Exchange Group, attracted by Ohio’s ease of doing business, strong economy, and high concentration of vibrant small and medium-sized businesses, has initiated a groundbreak... Job Opportunities http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19602 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Click on the links below to apply for any of the City of Piqua positions listed. A resume may be included with the application but may not be substituted for it. You may also pick up an employment ... Edison State forms partnership abroad http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19600 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 PIQUA — Edison State Community College President Dr. Doreen Larson and board of trustees chairman Tom Milligan recently traveled to Barranquilla, Colombia, in South America to visit the Reformed... Foundation presents $42K in grants http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19601 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 PIQUA — The Piqua Community Foundation presented $42,000 in organizational grants on Sept. 12, from its G. William Hartzell Charitable Fund. The distribution event, held at the YWCA Piqua, honor... Opportunity Zones http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19598 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Capitalizing on the new Opportunity Zone program spurs economic development in distressed communities through federal income tax incentives. The Program The recent federal tax reform bill includ... Gala to celebrate Fort Piqua Plaza’s revival http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19599 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Historic building restored, reopened 10 years ago PIQUA — With the 10-year anniversary of the $22 million restoration and reopening of the Fort Piqua Plaza coming up in October, the Friends o... Market Products and Services Internationally http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19596 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Putting products and services in front of international customers can help small and medium-sized businesses grow, and the Ohio Development Services Agency can make it easier to do that. The Intern... Export Interns Help Businesses Grow http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19597 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The State of Ohio wants to help businesses grow, and a program offered by the Ohio Development Services Agency can provide the boost needed to improve international marketing or logistics. The Ohio... Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Home in Piqua http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19483 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 We love our community. This is a fantastic place to build a life, raise a family and own a business. Here, it is common for neighbors to greet each other by name and with a smile. At the local school,... 3 tips for pitching Midwest venture capitalists http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19594 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Midwest is a great place to live, sure, but is it a great place to grow a startup? The answer may surprise you: an unequivocal yes. Here’s what you may not know about the American... Ohio is becoming an attractive location for IT companies http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19595 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 While California’s Bay Area is the birthplace of many technological innovations, Ohio is home to considerable innovation as well, just without as much of the fanfare. Ted Griffith, managing d... Ohio Moves to the Forefront Among States Supporting Blockchain-based Businesses http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19593 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 New law expected to draw companies looking to expand their blockchain and R&D operations to the state COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ohio became a leading supporter of blockchain-based busine... Businesses Have Market Opportunities in Thailand, Vietnam http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19591 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Companies in Thailand and Vietnam are major buyers of U.S. products in many industry sectors, and economic development agencies in Ohio and Pennsylvania are planning a trade mission to help companies ... Partners for Growth: Andrew Deye MC/MPA 2015 is working to bring jobs back to Ohio http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19592 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 THINK OF SEATTLE, AND WHAT COMES TO MIND? It might depend a little on your generation (Gates and Cobain or Bezos and Macklemore), but you get the point—a young city, on the cutting edge, with gl... 5 Strategies to Prepare Opportunity Zones for Development http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19589 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The waiting is painful. The U.S. Treasury Department has certified over 8700 census tracts across the United States as Opportunity Zones.  Through a comprehensive public engagement process the na... Ohio Has the Right Ingredients to Grow Successful Food and Agribusiness Companies http://www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media/?item=19590 www.growpiquanow.org/piqua/news-and-media Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Today’s consumers are increasingly demanding healthier, high-quality food. In Ohio, food and agribusiness companies can deliver that farm-to-table freshness consumers want thanks to the state&rs...