Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurial Support’ Category

Marysville Entrepreneurial Center Creating Community for Entrepreneurs in Union County

Marysville Entrepreneurial Center Creating Community for Entrepreneurs in Union County
A community of like-minded individuals can be an invaluable resource for a small business owner. The Marysville Entrepreneurial Center is providing just that, as well as other training resources and office space for small business owners in Union County. Since its launch in 2008, the MEC has undergone...
October 24th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

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

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

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program
Franklin University is debuting a new Entrepreneurship Degree program this fall, teaching students the formal processes required to build a business. Program Chair Terry Boyd Franklin sees three main targets for the program. It’s not only for students who want to learn how to launch their own businesses,...
August 15th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position
When Councilmember A. Troy Miller and other city council members, along with 30 small businesses, met for a roundtable discussing opinions, insights and recommendations of small business, one thing was clear. Small businesses needed an advocate. In response, Ryan Schick has become the city’s small...
August 12th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

SCORE Providing Mentoring Resources for Entrepreneurs

SCORE Providing Mentoring Resources for Entrepreneurs
A facet of the Small Business Administration, SCORE provides support for new entrepreneurs to established businesses through their mentoring and other business development resources. SCORE’s free consultation services help businesses get started, help them grow and help them solve problems. “The...
July 18th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Office Tour Series Brings New Business to Downtown

Office Tour Series Brings New Business to Downtown
Capital Crossroads SID wrapped up a six-part downtown office tour series that brought at least two new businesses to the area. A grant from the Create Columbus Commission made the program possible and also helped the SID launch a searchable online database of available office spaces downtown. “Overall...
June 24th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

ECDI Launches Fifth Third Learning Lab

ECDI Launches Fifth Third Learning Lab
The ECDI is celebrating the grand opening of the Fifth Third Learning Lab. In partnership with the bank, ECDI created a state-of-the-art training facility located at 1611 Old Leonard Ave., adjacent to their Columbus office, the will provide space for their host of training programs. “The Fifth Third...
June 20th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More