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In short, we help Ohio businesses and qualified foreign investors fund new ventures, expand operations, and create jobs.
MAG Ventures helps foreign nationals invest in job creating projects in the United States and assist businesses to secure low-cost capital.
MAG Ventures offers EB-5 Direct Investment advisory services and manages EB-5 Regional Centers covering Northwest, Central, and Eastern Ohio.
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MidAmerican Global Ventures LLC has partnered with the Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp. to connect foreign dollars with job-creating projects in northeast Ohio.
It’s the ninth such marketing relationship for MidAmerican, a Columbus firm launched by Brian Hicks that promises citizenship to foreign investors and provides Ohio developers an alternative source of financing.
MidAmerican earned government approval this month and has partnered with eight economic development organizations, including Columbus 2020, along with Ohio State University and University of Toledo.
China’s economy is growing. So is the country’s university system. However, the latter still lags behind the U.S. and other Western nations. With few spots available at top schools, Chinese students increasingly are heading to America for higher education.
While recently playing tourist in Beijing I spoke to a number of young Chinese. They tend to be bright and inquisitive, ambitious and nationalistic. They worry about finding good jobs and are irritated by government restrictions on their freedom. For many the U.S. offers the yellow brick road to the fabled Emerald City. This educational exodus benefits Americans as well as Chinese.
The Columbus Dispatch reports: Ohio State has nearly tripled its international undergraduate enrollment in the past five years. Dolan Evanovich, vice president for strategic enrollment planning, said the five-year plan that the university created in 2008 placed more emphasis on recruiting students from emerging world powers, such as China, India and Brazil, and increasing the number and retention of international freshman.