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Cliff Original Crafts All-Natural Men’s Grooming Products

Cliff Original Crafts All-Natural Men’s Grooming Products
A new line of natural men’s grooming products is on the market for the Columbus gent. If your beard needs a little TLC or you’re looking for a chemical-free styling wax, look no further than Cliff Original. “All our products are 100 percent natural,” says Founder Jared Friesner....
June 11th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Small Business Administration Reports Positive Outlook, Discusses Resources

Small Business Administration Reports Positive Outlook, Discusses Resources
Small businesses create two out of every three net new jobs in the U.S. economy and employ half of the private sector workforce. The Small Business Administration serves to develop and support these businesses that are vital to the economy and account for 900,000 of the businesses in Ohio. In Columbus,...
June 9th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner
3D technology is rapidly gaining popularity, but unless you know how to use CAD or other modeling software, it’s difficult to take advantage of 3D printing. Enter Knockout Concepts. The technology company is foraging a new way to create 3D files. “We created a mobile device that allows simple,...
June 6th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Baker Creative Takes Inside Out Approach to Branding

Baker Creative Takes Inside Out Approach to Branding
Creative brand management firm, Baker Creative, takes a unique and multi-faceted approach to building businesses. “We’re not a traditional agency, we service all different facets of a business,” Founder and Creative Director Michele Cuthbert says. “We see the brand as the nucleus...
June 3rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

CordovaInk Raising Funds for Mobile Tattoo Truck

CordovaInk Raising Funds for Mobile Tattoo Truck
Columbus has food trucks and retail trucks but CordovaInk wants to add a new truck to the mix – a mobile tattoo truck. Husband-and-wife duo Abraham and Katie Cordova are the creatives behind the truck that would be the first of its kind in Ohio. Originally eyeing a brick-and-mortar location,...
June 2nd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton

Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton
The Columbus Idea Foundry opens its new 60,000 square-foot home at 421 W. State St. in Franklinton today, making it one of the largest makerspaces in the world. The CIF is one of the increasing number of creative spaces located in Franklinton. With neighbors like 400 W. Rich, COSI and Glass Axis. “Now...
May 30th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization
There is a certain romanticism to entrepreneurship—the long nights, early mornings, pots of coffee, the determination, the risk and the potential reward—but startup life isn’t always for everyone. For whatever reason you may have for not starting your own company, you are not alone. Perhaps you...
May 29th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Opal Stackhouse Crafts Unique Interiors

Opal Stackhouse Crafts Unique Interiors
With what she describes as an old-school aesthetic, Ashley Puckett of Opal Stackhouse is behind the unique interiors of some well-known Columbus watering holes including The Crest, Ethyl & Tank and Bodega. The design-build firm assembles creative spaces that play off not only the history of a building,...
May 28th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More