Archive for the ‘Local Events’ Category

Cancelled: UpTech offers $100,000 in seed capital to Ohio startups

UpTech is a nonprofit entity affiliated with several economic development agencies in the Cincinnati region, and they’re in Columbus today to provide more information about their startup accelerator program. One hundred thousand dollars in seed capital is available through the program for 10 startup...
February 15th, 2012 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Nancy Kramer to deliver keynote address at Chamber’s 2012 annual meeting

Nancy Kramer to deliver keynote address at Chamber’s 2012 annual meeting
The Columbus Chamber’s 2012 Annual Meeting will start at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 22 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center’s Battelle Grand. Nancy Kramer, founder and chairman of Resource Interactive, has been announced as this year’s keynote speaker. “As we considered our theme, ‘it...
January 31st, 2012 | Upcoming Events | Read More

1492 Demo Day to be held next week

1492 Demo Day to be held next week
For 11 weeks, five local startups have refined their business concepts in preparation for the 1492 Accelerator Demo Day Wednesday at the Canzani Center at 60 Cleveland Ave. on Columbus College of Art & Design’s campus. Registration and networking begins at 2:30 p.m., and demonstrations and...
January 4th, 2012 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Meet the participants of the 1492 business accelerator

Meet the participants of the 1492 business accelerator
Global Entrepreneurship Week takes starts tomorrow and runs through Nov. 20. One way to celebrate locally is by attending a meet-and-greet with the startup teams who were recently selected for participation in the 1492 business accelerator program. The five startup businesses are Azoti, Capstone Innovations,...
November 13th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Small Business Forum & Leader Awards takes place Tuesday

Small Business Forum & Leader Awards takes place Tuesday
The Columbus Chamber is hosting its annual Small Business Forum & Leader Awards ceremony on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The half-day event will kick off with a presentation from keynote speaker Donna James, managing director of Lardon & Associates LLC and a corporate director for several public...
November 12th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Home businesses heat up

More than half of all U.S. businesses are home-based, according to Business Week Online. What may be even more surprising is this: home-based businesses employ 13 million people in the United States. That’s one of every 10 private sector workers. Far from playing a marginal role in of our economy,...
October 18th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

QR Quest Columbus scavenger hunt kicks off Monday

QR Quest Columbus scavenger hunt kicks off Monday
The first-ever QR Quest Columbus kicks off Monday at 8 a.m. The four-day Amazing Race-type event starts at Blind Acre Media’s offices, at 77 E. Nationwide Blvd., Suite 100, and features more than 10 Columbus-based businesses and attractions downtown, in the Short North and in the Arena District. Unlike...
September 28th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Ohio Get Your Business Online making it easier to create a web presence

Ohio Get Your Business Online making it easier to create a web presence
The Ohio Get Your Business Online program is hosting workshops from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the Columbus Convention Center at 400 N. High St. Under the program, Google has teamed with software company Intuit to offer business owners a free website that is easy to build, has a custom domain name...
September 27th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More