Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurial Support’ Category

Endeavor Forward Takes a Unique Approach as a Business Incubator

Endeavor Forward Takes a Unique Approach as a Business Incubator
A concept over 18 months in the making, startups and entrepreneurs now have a new incubator program to help them build their business in Columbus. Luke Westerman of venture capital firm Solomon Global Holdings and a team of seasoned entrepreneurs introduce Endeavor Forward. Taking a hands-on approach...
November 19th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Lewis Center Business Association Looking to Build Its Network

Lewis Center Business Association Looking to Build Its Network
Over 1,000 businesses call Lewis Center home. As a part of Orange Township, the area is typically associated with Polaris and it’s mall-centric offerings. However, the Lewis Center Business Association is serving to build support among all businesses in the area. “Our mission really is to...
October 30th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

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