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Rapid Growth Continues for Zipline Logistics

Rapid Growth Continues for Zipline Logistics
The Metropreneur caught up with Zipline Logistics back in 2011 and the same headline reads true again -Zipline Logistics has grown considerably since its launch in 2007. Three more years has doubled the company’s number of employees from 14 to 28. “We’ve grown over 35 percent every...
February 7th, 2014 | Business Profiles, News | Read More

Chase Extends Business Lending Promotions

Chase Extends Business Lending Promotions
Are you an entrepreneur with an idea or dreamer who has always wanted to start their own business? Chase bank is offering business lending promotions through their Mission Main Street program. The program includes four fixed-rate offers: Commercial Real Estate – 10 year fixed rate with 20 year amortization:...
January 10th, 2014 | Announcements, News | Read More

HAPI Aims to Bring Community-Scale Food Production Facilities to Columbus

HAPI Aims to Bring Community-Scale Food Production Facilities to Columbus
Scaleable food production platform, HAPI is aiming to expand their reach in the  Columbus community. The project launched a Kickstarter campaign with the goals of further developing their prototyping facility and building community-scale food production facilities. HAPI currently operates out of a test...
January 6th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

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