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10X Startup Accelerator Accepting Apps for Fall 2013 Class

10X Startup Accelerator Accepting Apps for Fall 2013 Class
The 10xelerator program is now accepting applications from startups and entrepreneurs looking to enroll in the Fall 2013 class. Applications are due by July 14th, and up to 10 teams will be announced as a part of the program in early August. The 10x program was launched in 2011 to help local entrepreneurs...
June 13th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Winners chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Winners chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
The first Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards were held May 23, 2013 at the Gateway Film Center. Nearly 100 Rotarians voted on the winners from this year’s six finalists: Billy Two Shoes; CivitasNow; Freedom a la Cart; Freshbox Catering; Fulcrum Creatives; and The Greener Grocer. Billy...
June 4th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Hotcards Columbus Rebrands as Fireball Press

Hotcards Columbus Rebrands as Fireball Press
The owners of HotcardsColumbus revealed on Thursday a rebranding effort and name change to Fireball Press. The new name for the Columbus printing business reflects a separation from their Cleveland-based parent company, which was sold to new owners in November last year. “We decided to go a different...
June 2nd, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Fulcrum Creatives Relaunch Online Presence

Fulcrum Creatives Relaunch Online Presence
Local branding and design firm Fulcrum Creatives are celebrating their 11th anniversary with the relaunch of their website and online presence. Since their founding in 2002, Fulcrum has focused on not-for-profit and socially conscious organizations, and their new materials continue to highlight this...
May 31st, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Farewell

All my life, my mom has done the majority of her grocery shopping at a small, locally owned chain back home in Northeast Ohio. She thinks it’s important to support your neighbors. And she’s right, of course. (Moms always are.) Studies show that when you buy from independent, locally owned...
May 24th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Six finalists chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Six finalists chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
The Metropreneur and Rotary District 6690 have teamed up to host the first-ever Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Six businesses have been named finalists: Billy Two Shoes; CivitasNow; Freedom a la Cart; Freshbox Catering; Fulcrum Creatives; and The Greener Grocer. The finalists...
May 17th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Small businesses name Columbus one of the most supportive U.S. cities

Small businesses name Columbus one of the most supportive U.S. cities
Small businesses give Columbus high marks when rating the most supportive cities in the country, according to the results of a recent survey. In fact, Columbus earned an “A” in several categories of the Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey, including overall small business friendliness...
May 13th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

2013 Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo kicks off May 15 at Convention Center

2013 Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo kicks off May 15 at Convention Center
Black Enterprise’s 2013 Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo kicks off Wednesday at the Columbus Convention Center. The three-day event, which is expected to bring more than 1,200 entrepreneurs and corporate executives to Columbus, aims to provide attendees with the newest and most innovative strategies...
May 10th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More