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Center for Social Enterprise Development Offers Resources for Building Social Enterprises in Central Ohio

Center for Social Enterprise Development Offers Resources for Building Social Enterprises in Central Ohio
Applying for grants and pitching to investors are two very different processes, but an increasing number of non-profit leaders are finding themselves in a positions where they need to understand both thanks to the rise of social enterprises. Social enterprises take business ideas that complement a non-profit’s...
October 22nd, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Amp Speaker Case Turns iPads Into Theatrical Experience

Amp Speaker Case Turns iPads Into Theatrical Experience
If there is one area for improvement on the iPad, it’s probably sound quality. While the device obviously has sound, it’s not optimized for hearing things from far away or group viewing experiences, only limiting its list of uses. OIO is out to change that with Amp, a sleek speaker system...
October 21st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Harper Engraving & Printing a Columbus Mainstay for Over 123 Years

Harper Engraving & Printing a Columbus Mainstay for Over 123 Years
Harper Engraving & Printing was officially established in 1891 to produce personalized stationery for the growing Columbus social market. Things have changed just a bit since with texts, emails and our near-constant forms of electronic communication, but despite the changing tides, the company’s...
October 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: The Smithery Offers Handcrafted Gifts, Showcasing the Process of Making It

At Work: The Smithery Offers Handcrafted Gifts, Showcasing the Process of Making It
Sometimes it feels like every career-move you make has led to one thing. For Anne Holman and Jen Townsend, that culminating event is opening the doors to The Smithery this Saturday, October 18th in Grandview. Anne Holman and Jen Townsend — Photo by Angela Fortin Studio Photography. “I had an...
October 17th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

Hemp & Honey Plus Building Awareness of Industrial Hemp Through Unique Body Care Line

Hemp & Honey Plus Building Awareness of Industrial Hemp Through Unique Body Care Line
People think a lot of things when you say hemp, mostly its association with marijuana. It might not be the first thing you would expect to find in quality beauty and skin care products, but hemp seed oil is actually quite good for the skin. Hemp seed oil, and the coveted Manuka honey, are at the center...
October 15th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Bosco Center Creating New Community Center Downtown

Bosco Center Creating New Community Center Downtown
The large brick building at 80 S. Sixth St. downtown has a storied past. It first opened in 1925 as a Knights of Columbus Hall – a mix of a men’s gathering place and the Catholic version of an event center. Then it was a Boys & Girls Club until 2008, and now it’s turning into something...
October 13th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

New App Whence Offers On-Demand Delivery for Almost Anything

New App Whence Offers On-Demand Delivery for Almost Anything
You are in desperate need of a pint of Salty Caramel from Jeni’s but really, really just don’t want to go outside. Or maybe you are stuck at work and need a new outfit for that fancy event you forgot about tonight, or don’t want to run errands so you can spend more time with your family....
October 9th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – October 2014 Edition

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – October 2014 Edition
It’s a varied month for Columbus Crowdfunding. A popular eatery looks to expand it’s reach, while a coffee shop hopes to help build community. Maybe all natural products are more your style. One local woman is making products with the motto of garden to skin. Finally, a multi-sensory studio...
October 6th, 2014 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More