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Wondersauce Expanding from NYC to Columbus

Wondersauce Expanding from NYC to Columbus
Instead of a Columbus-based company eyeing expansion to a larger market like New York City, an NYC-based firm is ready and excited to open its second office in Columbus. Digital creative agency Wondersauce is making a second home at 445 N High St. in Short North. “When we were thinking about how...
January 21st, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus
Predicting that it’s going to be a pretty good year is an altogether rare and fun thing for an economist to say, but that’s exactly what Bill LaFayette, owner of Regiononmics, foresees for Columbus in 2015. “[The Columbus Forecast] is calling for an increase in employment of about...
January 19th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

At Work: Blue Laser Design’s Cool Arena District Space

At Work: Blue Laser Design’s Cool Arena District Space
When you have a business idea that you are unable to get a loan for, you have to start it the old fashioned way – working another job and doing your business on the side. Will Guthrie, President, started Blue Laser Design, a web design and development firm, in the year 2000. “I started out...
January 16th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

New Co-Working Facility Launches at 400 West Rich

New Co-Working Facility Launches at 400 West Rich
The addition of co-working space at the multi-purpose 400 West Rich Street building in Franklinton has been nearly a year in the works, but the new entrepreneurial incubation facility is officially up and running. Nearly 4,000 square feet of space has been dedicated to small private offices and flexible...
January 15th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending
Business owners are always talking capital – generally lack thereof or how to get it. There are several ways to get capital, none of them necessarily easy and each with their own challenges. Crowdfuning has become an industry favorite for statups as a means of idea justification and quick access...
January 14th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table
A self-described potluck overachiever, Stephanie Eakins has always loved to cook. These days she’s cooking for much more than just herself, but for several families all across Central Ohio as the one-woman show that is Retro Dinner Diva. The hint of nostalgia in the name is a nod to summers spent...
January 13th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Woodhaven Farm Building Connections Through Cooking

Woodhaven Farm Building Connections Through Cooking
Team building doesn’t have to mean awkward hours in a cramped room or fearing for your life on a ropes course. Woodhaven Farm is re-imagining what corporate team building can be through cooking. It’s just one of the services that owner Tami Cecil offers from her 10-acre farm near Johnstown. Started...
January 12th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

3 Tips to Poise Your Small Business for Growth

3 Tips to Poise Your Small Business for Growth
John Vandersall Once your business begins to thrive, it’s not uncommon to set your sights beyond the horizon and start thinking about growth. A common stumbling block for small businesses is they only think about going from “small” to “large” and while that is a quick and easy upgrade at the...
January 9th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More