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2013 Entrepreneur of the Year: Elizabeth Lessner

2013 Entrepreneur of the Year: Elizabeth Lessner
Chances are you have eaten at a Liz Lessner restaurant. With six hot-spots in the Columbus Food League, two more concepts on the way, and other irons in the fire, her creatively-themed dining options offer some of the most popular food in town. Creating eight restaurants is no small feat, and Columbus...
December 27th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Best Entrepreneurial Support of 2013: ECDI

Best Entrepreneurial Support of 2013: ECDI
The Economic and Community Development Institute earned the stop spot for Entrepreneurial Support for 2013. Variety is the name of the game at ECDI, with several specialized resources to help all manner of entrepreneurs. The ECDI powers the Women’s Business Center of Ohio. With a mission to, “Act...
December 27th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Best Startup Business of 2013: Actual Brewing Company

Best Startup Business of 2013: Actual Brewing Company
A sign of the seemingly ever-expanding craft-brew market in Columbus, Actual Brewing Company has landed at the top of the list for best startup business of 2013. “The Actual Brewing Company being declared Best Startup Business of 2013 does not surprise me,” says Mary Martineau, Executive...
December 24th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Best High Growth Small Business 2013: Piada

Best High Growth Small Business 2013: Piada
From its first location in Upper Arlington, to eight across Central Ohio and eight more across the state within three years, it’s no surprise Piada tops the list for high-growth small business. The eatery puts an Italian spin on the fast-casual concept that has consistently been taking a bigger...
December 24th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Local Businesses Partner to Create Holiday Ornaments from Ohio Stadium Bleachers

Local Businesses Partner to Create Holiday Ornaments from Ohio Stadium Bleachers
Two local businesses are partnering to create a special holiday gift with a little bit of history. State of Devotion and Griffen Hollow Studios are producing handcrafted ornaments made of reclaimed wood from old the Ohio Stadium bleachers. “We sell them as fast as we make them,” says Alex...
December 13th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Igloo Letterpress Expands Retail Store in Historic Worthington Space

Igloo Letterpress Expands Retail Store in Historic Worthington Space
Holiday shoppers will find a new gift-shop option in Old Worthington this season. Igloo Letterpress recently expanded their operations to create a unique retail experience in the historic Snow House. The space features an ample retail presence, as well as the book bindery and a creative production...
December 6th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Robert Mason Launching Online Store on Black Friday

Robert Mason Launching Online Store on Black Friday
A countdown on the front page of Robert Mason‘s website leads to a very important date – the launch of their online store on Black Friday. “It’s almost like giving us more space when we don’t have a building for it,” Owner Robert Grimmett says of the site. The online...
November 25th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Venueseen Rebrand Shortens Name and Introduces New Service

Venueseen Rebrand Shortens Name and Introduces New Service
Photo-monitoring dashboard, Venueseen has refined their user experience during their first year and a half, including a name rebrand to Seen and new service Snapfluence. Seen’s platform enables consumers and business to connect through the photos they share on Instagram and Twitter. Many services...
November 12th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More