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Outfit Good Helping Non-Profits With Custom-Designed T-Shirts

Outfit Good Helping Non-Profits With Custom-Designed T-Shirts
Buy a cool t-shirt and help a non-profit – that’s the foundation behind Columbus-based Outfit Good. The company knows that doing fundraisers through t-shirts isn’t necessarily a new concept – just take a look at the t-shirt rack at Goodwill – but the owners are focused...
July 10th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Al’s Bar Supply Making Handcrafted Barwares

Al’s Bar Supply Making Handcrafted Barwares
Two of the many things that Columbus residents love are craft beers and cocktails and handmade, local goods. One local company has found the perfect intersection between the two, carefully crafting luxury consumer barwares. With a growing number of breweries and distilleries like Brother’s Drake,...
July 9th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Capital Crossroads SID Discusses Untapped Retail Market Downtown

Capital Crossroads SID Discusses Untapped Retail Market Downtown
If there is one word to describe the retail market downtown, it’s untapped. With $350 million in annual retail spending potential, “We’re the largest untapped retail market in the region,” says Marc Conte, deputy director of research, planning and facilities at Capital Crossroads...
July 8th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – July 2014 Edition

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – July 2014 Edition
From innovative products to community spaces for entrepreneurs, July brings a fresh round of crowdfunding campaigns to Columbus. Keep reading for a peek at these local businesses that are making the push to turn ideas into reality. The Commissary: Where Food Connects Community - There’s only a...
July 7th, 2014 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

CoverMyMeds Prior Authorization Software Solves Major Problem in Healthcare Industry

CoverMyMeds Prior Authorization Software Solves Major Problem in Healthcare Industry
Helping their 10 millionth patient and solving a headache in the healthcare industry, CoverMyMeds creates a software solution that eases the prior authorization process for prescriptions. “To a pharmacy, prior authorization is probably the number one pain point in their workflow,” CoverMyMeds...
July 1st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Small Business Administration Releases Statistics on Small Business Landscape in Ohio

Small Business Administration Releases Statistics on Small Business Landscape in Ohio
The Small Business Administration recently released the Ohio Small Business Profile, providing statistics on the small business environment within the state. With 926,365 small businesses employing 2,074,595 workers, these enterprises employed about half of the state’s private workforce in 2011....
June 27th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

Mobile Retail Trucks a Growing Trend

Mobile Retail Trucks a Growing Trend
Whether it’s their first venture into the retail market or a way to expand their business, a growing number of Columbus retailers are hitting the streets with mobile trucks. Retail trucks provide flexibility and an easier way to reach customers across the city, while typically providing a lower...
June 26th, 2014 | Trendspotting | 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