From “Cowtown” to the biggest town in Ohio, Columbus has always been an incubator
for new ideas and products. As the home of The Ohio State University (yes, the
“The” is capitalized) it is a college football crazy city with an intellectual
flair and a test market for everything from brews (Starbucks) to burgers
(McDonald’s, White Castle headquarters) to beer (BrewDog) to ice cream (Jeni’s,
The intellectual firepower of some 50 colleges and universities combined with research powerhouses such as Battelle and Chemical Abstracts draw great minds from all over the world.