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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How is the City of Akron unique?

A: The City of Akron has all of the same Economic Development tools that other cities have; however, we have taken it to the next level. Our team will work with your business every step of the way and assist in every aspect of the move to make the transition as easy as possible. Regardless of the size of your company, we have a place for you and will work with you after you arrive to help ensure your long term growth.

Q: How can the City of Akron help you?

A: One of our competitive advantages is in the Power of Collaboration. We assist your company in building an individual team of local experts and resources to help address your company’s needs. Our high quality service allows for easy access to a wide array of business support services such as fund raising (see below), business networking, international opportunities and our technology bridge initiatives, relationships with institutions of higher learning, and more.

Q: What kind of funding is available is available for my business?

A: We have a large network of funding options, such as organized angel investors, private equity groups, state/local grants, and will provide guidance in filling out other funding applications. To learn more about financing opportunities, click here.

Q: Who can I contact for further information?

A: For more information, please call 330.375.2133.

Other Useful Websites

Other useful resources include:

Mayor's Office of Economic Development 166 S. High Street Akron, Ohio 44308 Phone:330.375.2133

Mayor's Office of Economic Development 166 S. High Street Akron, Ohio 44308 Phone:330.375.2133

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