Venture capital and private equity funds invested $470 million in 210 early through growth-stage technology startups in Ohio in 2016 – a 26 percent increase over 2015 and a 46 percent two-year jump, according to trade group VentureOhio’s annual report.

On the investing side, 15 Ohio-based angel and venture funds raised $631 million last year to invest in more Midwest startups.

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