Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurial Support’ Category

Rev1 Concept Academy Expediting One of the Most Important Parts of the Startup Process

Rev1 Concept Academy Expediting One of the Most Important Parts of the Startup Process
No matter how great an entrepreneur thinks their idea or product is, it doesn’t mean anything if there’s not a customer for their solution. “The sooner they find out what customers really want and really think, the better off they are going to be,” says Wayne Embree, vice president of...
August 19th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Small Business Majority Advocating for Businesses in Matters of Public Policy

Small Business Majority Advocating for Businesses in Matters of Public Policy
Small businesses employ 43 million people in the U.S. That’s over half of the nation’s jobs. While small businesses and the self-employed make up such a large part of the workforce, these business owners often don’t feel they have the voice to affect public policy, nor the time or resources...
August 4th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Handmade Ohio Connecting Artisans with Retailers

Handmade Ohio Connecting Artisans with Retailers
Ohio pride. Ohio artisans. Ohio products. A new wholesale catalog from Wholly Craft Owner Olivera Bratich is connecting all three. Handmade Ohio aims to get more Ohio artisans in more shops across the state, showing their pride through their products. “One consist thing I’ve seen is a lot of...
July 27th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Industrious Columbus Opening Private-Office Coworking Space in The Joseph

Industrious Columbus Opening Private-Office Coworking Space in The Joseph
A unique private-office coworking space is set to open up shop in The Joseph in Short North come mid-August. Occupying the entire fourth floor, Industrious Columbus is the latest in a string of locations of the New York-based company that creates high-end office space with the perfect mix of social and...
July 20th, 2015 | Business Profiles, Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Columbus Working Towards Kiva City Designation

Columbus Working Towards Kiva City Designation
Most people think of Kiva as the microlending platform for entrepreneurs in developing countries. However, a new program is bringing the platform stateside with Kiva Zip. Reese Neader has been tapped as Columbus’s first Kiva Fellow and will spend the next 12 months building awareness around the...
July 14th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | 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

Power Connect Taking Different Approach to Economic Development

Power Connect Taking Different Approach to Economic Development
There’s a lot of development happening in Columbus. There’s a reason why organizations like Columbus 2020 exist. While development often focuses on the end-goal of what will be built or how many jobs it will bring, there’s some important things that are happening along the way. “From...
June 12th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Cultivate Coworking Space to Open in Grove City

Cultivate Coworking Space to Open in Grove City
Most of the coworking spaces in Columbus are concentrated in the urban core area in and around downtown, but a new venture will bring the flexible workspace advantageous to entrepreneurs and small business owners outside of the loop and into Grove City. Cultivate is aiming for a fall opening at 3989...
June 2nd, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More