Mandates, restrictions and other challenges over the past year have not hurt the record growth of new businesses filings in Ohio, Secretary of State Frank LaRose said.
Ohio created a record 171,073 new businesses in 2020. According to a news release from LaRose, 16,025 new businesses were created in February, a 41% jump from January 2020.
“Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Ohio entrepreneurs continue to demonstrate great resilience and ingenuity,” LaRose said. “They are taking risks to build better lives for themselves and their families – and they are doing so in record numbers. Starting a business is a huge commitment, and I am proud that my office is