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Experience Columbus Celebrates 75 Years, Looks to Bright Future

Experience Columbus Celebrates 75 Years, Looks to Bright Future
Experience Columbus celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2016 on the heels of a record-breaking 2015. The previous year saw 37.9 million annual visitors – 300,000 more than 2014. City of Columbus bed tax generated a record $42.6 million, over $4 million more than 2014’s total. Overall, the...
March 11th, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

She Has a Name Cleaning Services Cleaning for a Cause

She Has a Name Cleaning Services Cleaning for a Cause
For four years, CleanTurn International has been helping individuals with barriers to employment work towards self-sufficiency. The social enterprise has not only created over 300 employment opportunities, but acts as an incubator growing each of its service branches into self-sustaining businesses. The...
March 10th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

King Business Interiors’ Downtown Showroom Explores New Ways to Work

King Business Interiors’ Downtown Showroom Explores New Ways to Work
Taking a look inside King Business Interiors Downtown showroom doesn’t just mean looking at office furniture, but on closer examination says a lot about the trends in how and where people prefer to do their work. The business is also finding new ways to utilize the space around these trends, helping...
March 9th, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Santo Brigadeiro Treats Columbus to a Little Piece of Brazilian Culture

Santo Brigadeiro Treats Columbus to a Little Piece of Brazilian Culture
The Brazilians were really on to something when they crafted their sweet treat that has come to be known as the brigadeiro. The bite-size nibbler that’s the consistency of a thick caramel and often adorned in dainty sprinkles is making its culinary mark on Columbus thanks to Cristina Jabur.  Sweets...
March 8th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – March 2016

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – March 2016
Will the March campaigns fare better than February’s zero for eight effort? (Results below.) You might see a few familiar names as two of last month’s campaigns give it another go. People are feeling funny in March with two campaigns build around comedy. There are also the additions of food...
March 7th, 2016 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Campfire Experience Turns a Moment into a Business

Campfire Experience Turns a Moment into a Business
Campfire Experience is really a feeling and a moment come to life in the form of a business. A few years ago when a friend asked Founder Amy Gillespie, “If you could create a life for yourself devoted to something that you love, what would it be?” her answer was the campfire experience....
March 4th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Gluvco Safety Equipment’s One-For-One Model Helping Kids in Need

Gluvco Safety Equipment’s One-For-One Model Helping Kids in Need
Since 2013, Gluvco Safety Equipment has rounded up thousands of pairs of gloves for kids in Central Ohio. “Every pair of gloves that we sell, we give a pair of winter gloves back to a kid in need,” says Founder and President Dustin McMillan.  He started developing the idea about five years...
February 29th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Shipt Brings On-Demand Grocery Delivery to Columbus

Shipt Brings On-Demand Grocery Delivery to Columbus
Going to the grocery is something people normally feel really strongly about – falling firmly on one side the love-hate spectrum. But no matter your feelings about the task, it’s most certainly something that you’ve felt like you just didn’t have time to do. Shpit to the rescue. The...
February 26th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More