Archive for the ‘News’ Category

2014 Year in Review: July Through December

2014 Year in Review: July Through December
Yesterday highlighted six months of small business stories and advice, and today we wrap up 2014 with the top stories from the last six months. July July kicked off with an in-depth look at a topic that’s been brewing for some time – downtown’s retail market. The Special Improvement...
December 31st, 2014 | News | Read More

2014 Year in Review: January Through June

2014 Year in Review: January Through June
Looking back at 2014, it was hard to pick just a few stories from each month to highlight in the end-of-the-year roundup. New startups emerge every month and small businesses grow. There’s trends to track and how-to’s to highlight. Today and tomorrow you’ll find three(ish) stories from...
December 30th, 2014 | News | Read More

2014 Best New Startup: Hot Chicken Takeover

2014 Best New Startup: Hot Chicken Takeover
Saying it’s been a big year for Hot Chicken Takeover is almost an understatement. From a pop-up location in Olde Towne East, to a winter home inside the North Market, and a successful Kickstarter campaign that means HCT on the go, the spicy chicken that started with a loyal cult following is growing...
December 25th, 2014 | News | Read More

2014 Entrepreneur of the Year: Mikey Sorboro

2014 Entrepreneur of the Year: Mikey Sorboro
Mikey’s Late Night Slice Owner Mikey Sorboro tops the list as 2014 entrepreneur of the year. The by-the-slice pizza has become a late-night staple, growing from its original Short North location at 1030 N. High St. to Clintonville, Grandview, Park Street and Columbus Commons locations, along with...
December 23rd, 2014 | News | Read More

Short North CPA Educating Entrepreneurs About Taxes

Short North CPA Educating Entrepreneurs About Taxes
“Tax”¬†is¬†dreaded and unwelcome word for most, but not for Doug Smith. The certified public accountant, certified internal auditor and certified fraud examiner is the one-man operation that is the Short North CPA. Smith not only wants to do your taxes, but he’s striving to share his...
December 17th, 2014 | News | Read More

2014 Best Small Business Success Story: CoverMyMeds

2014 Best Small Business Success Story: CoverMyMeds
Rapidly growing CoverMyMeds has been voted best small business of the year. Although small doesn’t describe any of the numbers coming from the software company that recently moved from downtown to 2 Miranova Place. A new sign facing Interstate 70 announces the company’s permanence and growing...
December 12th, 2014 | News | Read More

Columbus-Based Dynamit to Open Austin, TX Office, Names New Partners

Columbus-Based Dynamit to Open Austin, TX Office, Names New Partners
What started as a two-person office 10 years ago has expanded to a nearly 70-person operation in Columbus and a second, new location in Austin, TX. Celebrating a decade of success, data, design and technology company Dynamit recently announced its new office, and the naming of two new partners. CEO &...
December 11th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program
ECDI is using their PRIME grant from the Small Businesses Administration to fund new program Tech Savvy. The multi-tiered program awards entrepreneurs with funds for technology-related business purchases. More than just a scholarship, ECDI will put their full range of services behind the program providing...
December 9th, 2014 | Announcements, Event Reviews | Read More