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15 Local Businesses Selected for Accelerator Program

15 Local Businesses Selected for Accelerator Program
The Center for Social Enterprise Development (CSED) announced today the 15 local businesses that have been chosen to participate in the social enterprise accelerator program known as SEA Change. The program includes a 12-week online curriculum, with hands-on assistance from leaders and experts all...
May 2nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus Startup Week Returns May 2 – 6

Columbus Startup Week Returns May 2 – 6
A five-day celebration of all things startup, Columbus Startup Week returns May 2 – 6, 2016. Vue, 95 Liberty St., in the Brewery District will serve as the basecamp for the 90 plus events taking on topics from social enterprise to technology. The inclusive week features programming for startups...
April 6th, 2016 | News | Read More

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th
If you’re thinking about launching a crowdfunding campaign in 2016, then you’ll want to make sure you implement the best practices shared at an upcoming panel hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Club on April 5th. “Crowdfunding Boom or Bust?” is the name of the discussion, which...
March 29th, 2016 | Announcements, Upcoming Events | Read More

Cheryl’s Teams Up with ARC Industries on Gluten-Free Goodies

Cheryl’s Teams Up with ARC Industries on Gluten-Free Goodies
Westerville-based cookie maker Cheryl’s has partnered with ARC Industries to expand their product line to include gluten-free goodies. The partnership not only means more treats for sweets lovers, but an opportunity to provide employment for more than 20 ARC Industries clients. “Cheryl’s...
March 2nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus Foundation Awards Grants to Small Business Development Programs

Columbus Foundation Awards Grants to Small Business Development Programs
The Columbus Foundation has awarded two grants totaling $75,000 to Kiva and SEA Change. Through various resources the two programs will help develop small businesses and social enterprises in the Columbus community. “There are many forward-thinking community partners in Columbus actively looking for...
March 2nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Social Enterprise Accelerator Program Now Accepting Applicants

Social Enterprise Accelerator Program Now Accepting Applicants
The Center for Social Enterprise Development announced the second of two programs it is implementing to help develop social enterprises in Central Ohio. The previously announced SE Catalyst initiative will help five local nonprofits develop and implement an existing idea for a social enterprise, while...
March 2nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Program Launches to Help Local Nonprofits Build Social Enterprises

Program Launches to Help Local Nonprofits Build Social Enterprises
By the end of the year, Columbus should see a new crop of social enterprises tied to some of the city’s most well-known nonprofits. The Center for Social Enterprise Development is implementing CauseImpact’s SE Catalyst program with five organizations from Central Ohio. SE Catalyst is an immersive,...
February 22nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus Startup Week Announces Poster Contest

The team behind the Columbus Startup Week has announced a poster contest to be used for this year’s promotional materials: We’re calling on all you graphic artists, illustrators and typography-lovers in town to create a custom design that illustrates what makes us, well – us. Entrants should...
February 16th, 2016 | Announcements | Read More