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Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – July 2015

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – July 2015
If you’re feeling charitable or wanting to show some local love, there’s A LOT happening in the crowdfunding world in Columbus this month. Food, farms and games are among these 13 campaigns vying for dollars to expand, launch, build, revolutionize and entertain. Sweet Carrot Grandivew Sweet...
July 6th, 2015 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Designing Local Helping Cities Develop Unique Identities

Designing Local Helping Cities Develop Unique Identities
Local is a word heard often in reference to buying local or supporting local, but a new team of city planners is focused on designing local. The goal serves as the namesake for the business that launched in May 2014. Co-Founders Kyle Ezell, Amanda Golden and Josh Lapp are helping communities figure out...
July 1st, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Skip the Dishes Expands to First U.S. Market in Columbus

Skip the Dishes Expands to First U.S. Market in Columbus
From Canada to Columbus, the city’s reputation as a testing ground – and its vibrant food scene – brought food delivery platform Skip the Dishes down from up north and into its first U.S. market. “Our strategy has been to go to market where there’s great food,” says Co-Founder Andrew...
June 30th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Virtual Agency Virge Branding Taking on Conventional Firms

Virtual Agency Virge Branding Taking on Conventional Firms
When it comes to branding and advertising, there’s normally two options: hire a full-service agency of record for everything (expensive) or multiple boutique firms for different projects (disjointedness). New agency Virge Branding presents a third option with virtual teams of A-listers to do whatever...
June 26th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Small Business Beanstalk Ramping Up Community Presence with New Partnerships

Small Business Beanstalk Ramping Up Community Presence with New Partnerships
The Small Business Beanstalk has long been a supporter of all things local. The organization that connects businesses to resources and simultaneously encourages and rewards local shoppers is making a resurgence and recommitment to the Columbus community. “We’re doing what we were doing a lot...
June 24th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

At Work: Best Light Video’s Minimalistic Space Downtown

At Work: Best Light Video’s Minimalistic Space Downtown
Paul Milligan and Andrew Brush have been in business together since they were 16, when they started a video marketing business creating DVDs for the healthcare and senior living industry. Having that experience -video production and business management- paved the path for their current company, Best...
June 23rd, 2015 | At Work | Read More

OrderUp Expanding Options for Food Delivery

OrderUp Expanding Options for Food Delivery
Ordering food for delivery is seemingly limited to pizza or Chinese, but no longer. A number of apps are cropping up that are making  practically any food available for delivery anytime, anywhere. One such service, OrderUp, entered the Columbus market last August. “We really focused on Ohio State’s...
June 22nd, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Store 5a Opening Short North Storefront

Store 5a Opening Short North Storefront
“Intapreneurship” arises when an individual gets the chance to innovate like an entrepreneur within an existing business. That’s exactly what’s happened in the case of the Diamond Cellar and its offshoot concept, Store 5a. Store 5a gives second life to all of the jewelry that...
June 19th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More