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Columbus Named #3 City for Black Entrepreneurs

Columbus Named #3 City for Black Entrepreneurs
Thumbtack.com published the results of a new study earlier this week, which revealed that Columbus is one of the top cities in the United States for black-owned small businesses. The study evaluated responses from over 1,600 black business owners that asked about city friendliness, ease of starting...
November 19th, 2015 | News | Read More

OSU’s Business Builders Club Holding Pitch Competition

OSU’s Business Builders Club Holding Pitch Competition
Join the Ohio State Business Builders Club tomorrow evening for a showcase of business ideas stemming from university students. The Fall IdeaPitch competition will be held from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the Technology Commercialization Office, 1524 N High St . Narrowed down from a field of 20, 10 students...
November 17th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

SBA InnovateHER Challenge Accepting Nominations

SBA InnovateHER Challenge Accepting Nominations
Does your business offer a product or service that impacts the lives of women and families? Nominations are now being accepted for the Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER Challenge. In its second year, the national competition addresses the changing landscape of today’s workforce. “As...
November 17th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Small Business Administration Accepting Nominations for 2016 Small Business Awards

Small Business Administration Accepting Nominations for 2016 Small Business Awards
The Columbus District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Small Business Awards. The awards recognize and honor the leadership and dedication of the small business community and entrepreneurs in Ohio. Award recipients will be honored with a ceremony...
November 17th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Grandview and Upper Arlington Chambers Announce Partnership

Grandview and Upper Arlington Chambers Announce Partnership
The Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce and Grandview Area Chamber of Commerce announced today a new collaborative partnership that would share some resources across both organizations. “It’s all about value to the membership,” said Grandview Chamber Executive Director Michelle...
November 10th, 2015 | Governance | Read More

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success
On Wednesday night, in front of a sold out crowd of over five hundred guests, the Women’s Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) celebrated three years of helping women grow their business and dream big. Founded in 2012 by Mary McCarthy of Your Management Team, Inc. and Caroline Worley of Worley Law,...
October 22nd, 2015 | Announcements, Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Finalists Announced for 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Finalists Announced for 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Five finalists have been selected for The Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award sponsored by The Metropreneur and Rotary District 6690. Each social enterprise will have the opportunity to give a brief presentation on their mission at aspire2015. The event will celebrate and educate business owners...
October 20th, 2015 | News | Read More

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
September 27th, 2015 | News | Read More