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SBA Announces 2015 Small Business Award Winners

SBA Announces 2015 Small Business Award Winners
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Columbus district office has announced the recipients of their 2015 Small Business Awards. Business owners in a variety of categories will be recognized at a formal awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Scheduled during National Small Business Week (May...
March 25th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

3 Central Ohio Business Owners Vying for Spot in National SBA Competition

3 Central Ohio Business Owners Vying for Spot in National SBA Competition
Five business owners, three of which are Columbus-based enterprises, will pitch to a panel of judges this evening for a chance to become a semi-finalist in the SBA’s InnovateHER business challenge. The InnovateHER program provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase products or services...
March 23rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Food Fort Adds Space to Help More Businesses

Food Fort Adds Space to Help More Businesses
The Food Fort has been a hub for food-based businesses in Columbus, offering commercial kitchen space and food truck and cart storage. ECDI’s food incubator will now be able to serve even more businesses thanks to a 6,000 square-foot expansion in an adjacent warehouse at 737 Parkwood Ave. “Before...
March 18th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Local Remodeling Business Relocating to New Home

Local Remodeling Business Relocating to New Home
If there’s one economic market that has been most affected by the national recession, it’s the real estate market. The state of home ownership has been in flux over the past decade as mortgage interest rates have changed and housing markets have turned hotter or colder in specific neighborhoods...
March 10th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

SunDown RunDown Launches Coworking Space

SunDown RunDown Launches Coworking Space
Pitch event SunDown RunDown is teaming up with Innovate New Albany to offer the entrepreneurs of Central Ohio another coworking space with The Suite at 8000 Walton Parkway in New Albany. The building is an entrepreneurial hub, also housing Innovate’s business incubator, Inc@8000. It’s another...
February 3rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Opal Stackhouse Builds Couch Bike for New Belgium Brewery

Opal Stackhouse Builds Couch Bike for New Belgium Brewery
Columbus is getting a new beer and it’s very own couch bike. Yes, a couch bike is a thing and it’s here to introduce Fort Collins-based New Belgium Brewery’s Slow Ride Session Ale. While the brewery isn’t from Columbus, local reinvention specialists at Opal Stackhouse were tasked...
January 27th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

OSU Forms University-Wide Initiative Focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

OSU Forms University-Wide Initiative Focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Universities are recognizing the rise of entrepreneurship and the value of innovative thinking in any industry or business. The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business announced the marriage of two of its centers of excellence – the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Initiative...
January 23rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Fulcrum Creatives Awarded B Corp Status

Fulcrum Creatives Awarded B Corp Status
Fulcrum Creatives is the first marketing and branding company in Ohio, and one of only eight businesses statewide, to earn the prestigious B Corporation designation from international nonprofit, B Lab. With a goal to redefine success in business, B Lab recognizes companies that “meet rigorous standards...
January 23rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More