Ohio Business Incubator ranked #1 University Affiliated Incubator in the World

Sep 17, 2014 Issues: Helping Working Families

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tim Ryan today issued the following statement of congratulations to the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI), which was ranked by the UBI Index of Stockholm Sweden as the #1 University Affiliated Incubator in the World:

“I am thrilled to congratulate the Youngstown Business Incubator on its ranking as the #1 University Affiliated Incubator in the World— the YBI has been creating amazing work for years and this recognition underscores what many in the State have been able to see firsthand. The State of Ohio continues to see economic growth and this award highlights the incredible talent of the people and organizations of Northeast Ohio.

“The YBI works with an array of companies all over the State, ensuring that each has the information, resources and support needed to succeed. I want to extend my thanks and congratulations  to Jim Cossler, Barb Ewing and the entire team at the YBI.

"The hard work and perseverance it took to achieve this global honor has helped injected energy and investment into our State and, most importantly, given our young people opportunity to come back to live, work and raise their families in our region."