MidAmerican Global Ventures has partnered with several outstanding nonprofit economic development agencies, port authorities and world-class education institutions to provide EB-5 services.
The Finance Fund connects underserved communities with public and private sources of capital. The Finance Fund simplifies the complexities of the funding process to help good ideas come to life — ideas that change systems, create jobs, address community needs and improve the quality of life in Ohio’s neighborhoods and communities. It takes committed leadership, clients, members and staff to enable the kind of change that Finance Fund supports — improving the quality of people’s lives and rebuilding and revitalizing Ohio’s low-income communities. See Partner website here.
The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority is a public agency designed to facilitate capital investments by the private, non-profit and public sectors in Central Ohio. The Finance Authority is an eligible issuer of tax-exempt and taxable debt. The Finance Authority works in partnership with traditional lending institutions and other public partners, acting as a valuable resource for your financing options. The Finance Authority has issued over $485 million in bond financing projects that will invest more than $634 million and create 1,956 jobs in Central Ohio. See Partner website here.
The Athens County Economic Development Council is the champion of business in Southeast Ohio. The organization is a public-private partnership committed to increasing economic opportunity in the region by encouraging entrepreneurship, recruiting new businesses and helping existing businesses grow and expand. See Partner website here.
The Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation (MVEDC) is a partnership of public and private entities focused on the revitalization and economic diversification of the Mahoning Valley region in Northeast Ohio. MVEDC provides a wide array of financing loan programs, as well as services and resources designed to encourage location, retention and expansion of businesses across northeast Ohio. Based in Youngstown and established in 1979, MVEDC is a private, non-profit economic development corporation and a Certified Development Corporation. See Partner website here.
The Monroe County Port Authority provides development and leadership for county-wide economic development efforts to support existing businesses and attract new companies to the area. The combination of transportation assets and location within an emerging Utica Shale oil and gas boom makes Monroe County a very competitive place for companies evaluating locations for new manufacturing operations.
Established in 1872, The University of Toledo has 16 colleges and six Ohio campuses and offers more than 230 doctoral, professional, graduate and undergraduate programs. Nearly 350 student athletes comprise 15 Division 1 Rocket athletic teams. UT has earned national and international acclaim for its expertise in solar and advanced renewable energy, environmental sciences, astronomical research, translational research and biomarkers.
Increasingly seen as a global University, UT has seen more than 20 percent growth in its international student population in the past five years to nearly 1,500 students. UT’s American Language Institute has seen enrollment increase more than 200 percent and nearly 1,000 UT students have studied overseas during the same period. See Partner website here.
Founded in 1955, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is the oldest in Ohio. Its timeless mission is to move people and cargo through the region. The Port promotes business formation, capital investment and job creation throughout Northwest Ohio with a special emphasis on maritime, aviation and development initiatives. See Partner website here.
Columbus 2020 is the leading economic development organization representing an 11-county region in Central Ohio. Columbus 2020 works in collaboration with state and local partners to offer comprehensive services to companies evaluating the area. The team of Columbus 2020 leverages the strengths of the Columbus Region’s talented workforce, small and large businesses, research and academic institutions, logistics infrastructure and international connections to ignite economic growth and build a healthier, more sustainable future for Central Ohio. See Partner website here.
Based in Dover, Ohio, the Economic Development & Finance Alliance (EDFA) of Tuscarawas County is an economic development agency doing business in Tuscarawas County and East Central Ohio. The EDFA provides a wide range of services and tools to help start, relocate, finance and further expand businesses in the region. The EDFA is a leader supporting companies in the oil and gas industry. It facilitates a local Foreign Trade Zone and supports growth of all size businesses throughout the region. See Partner website here.
The Jefferson County Port Authority is Jefferson County Ohio's one-stop, full-service economic development organization. The Port's development team assists businesses looking to locate in an area that will enable them to maximize their profits, and help local businesses with expansion and retention needs. See Partner website here.
The Stark Development Board, Inc. is a private, nonprofit corporation engaged in economic development activities in Stark County, Ohio. Its mission is to retain, expand and attract business investments in the region. Stark County, Ohio has a rich manufacturing heritage, going back more than 100 years. Due to its strategic location in northeast Ohio, Stark County is strategically located at the crossroads of the Eastern and Midwestern U.S. markets. Several global companies call Stark County home, including The Timken Company, Diebold, and LG Fuel Cell Systems, Inc. See Partner website here.
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, OSU ranked 34 worldwide on New York Times Higher Education Ratings in 2014. The Ohio State University’s main Columbus campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. More than 56,000 students select from 14 colleges, 175 undergraduate majors, and 240 master, doctoral, and professional degree programs. As Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. See Partner website here.
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority (ZMCPA) was created in 1987 by Muskingum County and the City of Zanesville as the economic development agent of both the city and county. The ZMCPA is a governmental entity with business-like powers useful for promoting economic development. Since its inception, the ZMCPA has fostered and supported the location, development and growth of numerous companies who have created thousands of jobs in Eastern Ohio. See Partner website here.