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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

Hemisphere Coffee Roasters, Good Coffee Doing Good

Hemisphere Coffee Roasters, Good Coffee Doing Good
There’s a story behind each cup of coffee from Hemisphere Coffee Roasters. The roastery is not only focused on brewing quality java, but helping the international communities in which their beans grow. Hemisphere imports coffee from across the world to roast at their Mechanicsburg facility. “Coffee...
August 29th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Sculptify Shaking Up 3D Printing Industry

Sculptify Shaking Up 3D Printing Industry
3D printing is a rapidly growing industry and one in which the possibilities of what can be printed seemingly expand every day. Columbus-based Sculptify is upping the ante with their pelletized material 3D printer. “We started talking about how limiting the technology was and how powerful it could...
August 26th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Beam Technologies Receives Investment from Drive Capital, Relocates to Columbus

Beam Technologies Receives Investment from Drive Capital, Relocates to Columbus
Drive Capital’s latest portfolio company is relocating to Columbus and has a unique niche in the technology industry. Beam Technologies focuses on dental technology and dental-related data. The product they are most known for that serves as the fundamental building block of the company is a smartphone...
August 25th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Ibel Agency in Short North

At Work: Ibel Agency in Short North
The space at 1055 N. High St. in the Short North has been through a number of changes. First it was a gas station, then a warehouse for a doctor’s hospital. Then Rebecca Ibel turned it into her gallery space, but now it’s home to Ibel Agency. Sebastian Ibel is president of the agency that...
August 22nd, 2014 | At Work | Read More

Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North

Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North
Short North is one of the most vibrant areas of Columbus, full of unique boutiques with highly visual storefronts. Through the eyes of a visual merchandising expert, CEO and Co-Founder of Zen Genius Joe Baer explores the neighborhood in his new book, The Art of Visual Merchandising: Short North.  “I think...
August 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces
What started as an interest has now become a business. Tarik Yousef is the master woodcrafter behind T.Y. Fine Furniture. Each piece of solid wood furniture is designed by Yousef from the ground up. “We have custom furniture, which is kind of where we started, and we have our furniture collections,”...
August 19th, 2014 | Business Profiles | 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