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Maximizing Your Marketing Strategy in the City of Collaboration

Maximizing Your Marketing Strategy in the City of Collaboration
Collaboration— we’ve hung our hat on this concept as a city. Columbus organizations are branded on this reputation of being ‘smart and open,’ but what does it really mean to be part of the cohesive cohort of ‘US’ brands? Each business and organization has its own mission and vision,...
April 14th, 2016 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Legacy Candle Co. Producing Candles with a Purpose

Legacy Candle Co. Producing Candles with a Purpose
A social enterprise gives a business the power to turn a ubiquitous product into so much more. A candle becomes not only a way to light a room, but a reminder of a little way that you’ve made a difference. A hand-made piece of jewelry comes with a story and a job for a woman in need. Candles, jewelry...
April 13th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Home-Buying Web App Aimed at Millennials, Casamatic Expands to Columbus

Home-Buying Web App Aimed at Millennials, Casamatic Expands to Columbus
Millennials are the largest and fastest growing segment of home buyers today. “We thought they were under-served in the home search products that are out there – an experience that my co-founder and I experienced first – hand,” says Casamatic Co-Founder Alex Bowman. Based in Cincinnati,...
April 12th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Aunt Flow Creates Buy One, Give One Model for Tampons

Aunt Flow Creates Buy One, Give One Model for Tampons
Tampon. Period. Two words not often featured in news articles, but to get uncomfortable about it is to miss the opportunity to learn about a social enterprise that’s helping women in need access feminine hygiene products, while also reducing the stigma around a perfectly natural process. Aunt Flow...
April 8th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Pocket Produce Bringing Grab-and-Go Concept to Clintonville

Pocket Produce Bringing Grab-and-Go Concept to Clintonville
Convenient and healthy. No two words probably better describe current food trends. Pocket Produce will check off both of those boxes when it opens at 3496 N. High St. in Clintonville this spring with a menu focused on nutritionally-dense, whole-meal salads. Being a busy working mom, Founder Natalie...
April 5th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2016

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2016
March proved to be another rough month for business Crowdfunding in Columbus. For the second month in a row, none of the featured campaigns hit their goal. Those numbers also mean it might be time to change things up… Starting this month, we’re slimming down the campaigns included in the...
April 4th, 2016 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent

Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent
More than 30 years ago, Ohio Wildlife Center founder and veterinarian Dr. Burton recognized a need to rehabilitate injured wildlife species. Today, the Ohio Wildlife Center treats as many as 5,000 animals annually. As development displaces many species from their natural habitats, Ohio’s wildlife is...
April 1st, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

How to Navigate Finding Office Space as a Small Business

How to Navigate Finding Office Space as a Small Business
Business is great. You’re growing, hiring more employees…running out of office space. New digs would have been nice – yesterday. Although it is one of a business’ biggest monthly expenses, office space tends to be a secondary thought. “It should be something you are considering...
March 31st, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support, How-To Guides | Read More