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ForgeX Building Innovative Partnerships Between Businesses

ForgeX Building Innovative Partnerships Between Businesses
Marrying innovative entrepreneurs with established corporations, ForgeX is building a network aimed at accelerating high-growth businesses. Entrepreneur and mentor Victor Thorne is the connector behind the network looking to build disruptive technologies. Thorne describes the principle behind ForgeX...
July 21st, 2014 | Business Profiles | 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

Unlimited Media Building Websites for Small Businesses

Unlimited Media Building Websites for Small Businesses
A small business serving other small businesses, Unlimited Media offers full-service web presence, social media and graphics for local, independent business owners. Mayda Sanchez-Shingler is behind the enterprise that was recently named home-based business of the year by the Small Business Administration. From...
July 16th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Four Pillars of Business Growth

Four Pillars of Business Growth
Have you been island hopping recently? No, I don’t mean sitting on the beach, sipping fruity drinks in far off tropical locations. I mean, have you been jumping from one new business idea to the next without a plan to connect the dots? It happens more often than business owners care to admit,...
July 15th, 2014 | Systems for Growth | Read More

Aerial Image Solutions Bringing Drone Photography to Columbus

Aerial Image Solutions Bringing Drone Photography to Columbus
It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s a drone taking an aerial photograph! Father-son duo Lee and Victor Brewer, along with Director of Strategic Initiatives Daniel Swick, are the brains and planes behind Aerial Image Solutions. Started in 2013, the company uses small, unmanned aerial...
July 14th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

What Do I Need to Know About Certification? Nine Questions to Determine Your Eligibility

What Do I Need to Know About Certification? Nine Questions to Determine Your Eligibility
Certification is a topic that interests – and confuses – many entrepreneurs. I recently spoke with the owner of a two-month-old business who wanted to use the distinction of being a minority- and woman-owned company to pursue some local business opportunities. She was quite surprised when...
July 11th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

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