Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Don DePerro Announced as New Head of Columbus Chamber

Don DePerro Announced as New Head of Columbus Chamber
Columbus Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Michael Dalby announced in December that he was stepping down from the role, and today his official replacement has been named. President and Publisher of Columbus Business First Don DePerro will switch over into the new position on March 1st. “Don...
February 1st, 2016 | News | Read More

Fulcrum Creatives Launches FORCE Initiative to Partner Cause-Related Organizations with Young Talent

Fulcrum Creatives Launches FORCE Initiative to Partner Cause-Related Organizations with Young Talent
Fulcrum Creatives is now accepting applications from both potential clients and interns to match the two in a project experience that will carry big benefits for both. FORCE will partner a hand-selected team of young talent supported by Fulcrum’s staff with a social enterprise, nonprofit or other...
January 13th, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Business Opportunity: Library Store Inside of Main Library

Business Opportunity: Library Store Inside of Main Library
Friends of the Library announced a call for vendors to partner with them on a business opportunity: running the store located inside of the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library. The Main Library is currently under renovation and is expected to reopen to the public June 25, 2016. Friends of the Library...
January 8th, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

2015 Columbus Entrepreneur of the Year: Joe DeLoss

2015 Columbus Entrepreneur of the Year: Joe DeLoss
Hot Chicken Takeover may have won up Best New Startup of 2014, but for 2015, the entrepreneur behind the chicken is earning the best-of moniker. Joe Deloss heads up an impressive list of local entrepreneurs brewing beer, providing storefronts for Ohio artisans, making staples of the Columbus food scene,...
December 28th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Best New Columbus Startup: Hai Poké

Best New Columbus Startup: Hai Poké
Hai Poké is brining a taste of the Islands right to center-of-the-state Columbus. Friends and Business Partners Mico Cordero and Nile Woodso have been slinging the Hawaiian street food staple consisting of sticky rice, cubed raw tuna and a variety of veggie toppers as a pop-up at Oddfellow’s...
December 25th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Best Small Business Growth Story in Columbus: Crimson Cup Coffee

Best Small Business Growth Story in Columbus: Crimson Cup Coffee
This year it’s not an app or disruptive technology that takes the top spot as the best small business growth story, but local coffee roaster Crimson Cup whose steady growth over the last quarter-century culminated in a number of impressive milestones in 2015. Crimson Cup’s java caffeinates...
December 25th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Best Small Business Resource in Columbus: ECDI

Best Small Business Resource in Columbus: ECDI
For the third year in a row, you have voted ECDI as the Best Small Business Resource in Columbus. With its abundant programming and proven track record of success, it’s no wonder ECDI has become the go-to source for budding business owners in Central Ohio. Since 2004, ECDI has disbursed over...
December 24th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus-Based Disburst Purchases Largest Independent Wholesale Toy Distributor in World

Columbus-Based Disburst Purchases Largest Independent Wholesale Toy Distributor in World
Columbus will soon be home to the operations for the largest independent toy wholesale distributor in the world. As of February 1, 2016, locally-based Disburst will purchase Los Angeles-based DKE Toys.  DKE has been in the toy business for over two decades and an independent wholesale distributor for...
December 22nd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More