Learn About Central Ohio
Cloudseed International Fund is located in Columbus, which is the State Capital of Ohio. Columbus is the home to 6 of the U.S. Fortune 500 company headquarters, the largest college campus in the United States at The Ohio State University, and is the 15th largest City in the United States. Columbus, in central Ohio, is just one of Ohio’s diverse and business friendly economic regions. Per Chief Executive Magazine’s 2013 CEO survey, Ohio is the most improved business climates in the Unites States.
Ohio is nationally recognized as a convenient and central business location with easy access to work-force talent, consumers, and supply chain logistics. 50% of the U.S. Population is within 500 miles of Ohio. Its world-class transportation infrastructure enables Ohio companies to move goods, supplies and resources efficiently.
Columbus is home to the world’s largest research and development foundation, the Battelle Memorial Institute. Chemical Abstracts Service, the world’s largest clearinghouse of chemical information is located in Columbus. Also, NetJets, the world’s largest fractional ownership jet aircraft fleet, calls Columbus home.
The Columbus metropolitan area is the headquarters for Nationwide Insurance, American Electric Power, Limited Brands, Big Lots, Cardinal Health, and Wendy’s. Major foreign corporations with divisions in Columbus are Siemens, Roxane Laboratories, and Yachiyo of America, among others.
Central and Eastern Ohio is also home to the Marcellus and Utica Shale, a subterranean rock formation long considered to be rich in natural gas and oil. Ohio’s Utica and Marcellus Shale is one the United States’ fastest growing natural gas investments by producers in the polymer, energy, and chemical industries. International companies, including Sinopec through Devon Energy Corp, have invested in the area and will continue to support Ohio’s strong position in natural gas growth. Cloudseed is exploring investments in both infrastructure and real estate development in this exciting and quickly growing region of Ohio.