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Early Bird Food Truck Coming to University District this Fall

Early Bird Food Truck Coming to University District this Fall
A new food truck parked just north of OSU’s campus will be serving sweet treats come October. Early Bird will offer fresh beignet-style donuts, sweet and savory hand pies, as well as coffee and espresso drinks. Four and Twenty Blakbird Bake Shop Founder Libby Glover is using the truck to highlight...
September 22nd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

FABRIC Creating Resource Center for Independent Local Designers

FABRIC Creating Resource Center for Independent Local Designers
FABRIC is adding a new element of innovation to the Columbus Idea Foundry. With a soft launch this weekend during the Independent’s Day Festival in Franklinton, The Alternative Fashion Mob is taking over a part of the second floor to build the fashion resource center that is truly one of a kind...
September 17th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Lumos Columbus Creating Novel Space for Entrepreneurs

Lumos Columbus Creating Novel Space for Entrepreneurs
Short North is home to a unique new concept in the starup world. Part innovation and strategy consulting for lager corporations, part in-house startup incubator and accelerator, and part tech art gallery, Lumos Columbus is creating different ways to harness the power of entrepreneurial thinking. The...
September 15th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is

When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is
Finding qualified people for your open positions is hard – especially without a recruiting staff. An important distinction we need to realize: posting a position online is not recruiting, it’s posting a position online and hoping the right person sees it. Recruiting is a proactive stance to go out...
September 12th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Shoply App Creating New Shopping Experience

Shoply App Creating New Shopping Experience
If your keychain is full of loyalty cards and you’re tired of scrolling through your email for coupons at the check-out counter, a new app is aiming to make your shopping experience a bit easier. Organizing and optimizing loyalty cards, giftcards, personal coupons and a list of carefully curated...
September 11th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

House of Media Focused on Helping Other Small Local Businesses

House of Media Focused on Helping Other Small Local Businesses
Good things happen when small businesses help one another, or as House of Media Director of Operations Hugo Albornoz describes it, “If they are successful, we will be successful.” Albornoz is speaking about his new Columbus-based media company that is offering website development, social...
September 8th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus-Based Verde Designing BMX Bikes

Columbus-Based Verde Designing BMX Bikes
Columbus has a surprisingly large bike distribution market, but Verde Bikes is focusing on the full package, designing, selling and distributing their BMX bikes from the city. Short for bicycle motocross, BMX bikes were originally designed for racing and have evolved into street and stunt riding. The...
September 5th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – September 2014 Edition

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – September 2014 Edition
More coffee shops are in store for Columbus. Two unique concepts are raising funds to bring java to up-and-coming neighborhoods. Read more about these and two other entrepreneurs with big plans in September’s Crowdfuding Roundup. Cafe Brioso - Brioso Coffee Popular downtown eatery and coffee roaster...
September 2nd, 2014 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More