Archive for the ‘Weekend News Roundup’ Category

Roundup: “Fast 50,” hiring & more

Columbus Business First revealed its “Fast 50″ honorees Wednesday. The quickly growing companies’ rankings are based on three years of revenue growth. [Read More] The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business and General Electric hosted an event in Columbus last week...
October 15th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: Startup Weekend, Celebrate Local & more

As the business climate and regional economic development practices evolve, so must the Columbus Chamber, says its president and CEO Michael Dalby. [Read More] The average cost per employee for health insurance premiums is expected to cross the $10,000 mark for the first time in 2012, according to projections...
October 8th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: Twitter tips, dealing with success & more

Just a few months after opening, the Union County Small Business Incubator is quickly outgrowing its space. [Read More] Mark Kvamme, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who came to Ohio to work in Gov. John Kasich’s administration, discusses the 10-xelerator competition — and what comes next...
October 1st, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: Small business hiring, 1492 applications, & more

Buckeye Interactive has grown rapidly since its launch two years ago, and its owner credits a nearby business incubator with helping it along. [Read More] Venture Highway’s interactive tools were intended to benefit entrepreneurs in a real world setting, but its founder quickly realized that college-level...
September 24th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: Fast 50, firing stories & more

Columbus Business First yesterday announced its Fast 50, which honors local companies that had the greatest average revenue growth over the past three years. [Read More] Venture Highway offers a recap of the 10-xelerator program, which was designed to attract entrepreneurial talent to the region. [Read...
September 10th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: VC distribution, ONE Fund pitches & more

Angel and venture capital investors from Ohio and around the nation gathered Thursday at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business to hear pitches from nine teams participating at the ONE Fund’s Showcase Day. [Read More] The Wall Street Journal blog offers a look at the distribution...
September 3rd, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: 10-x, JobsOhio & more

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has approved the state of Ohio’s State Small Business Credit Initiative application, which will allow the state to access $55.1 million in federal money. [Read More] S. Michael Camp, executive director of the Fisher College of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship,...
August 20th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: Chamber economist starting firm, small biz creation & more

Bill LaFayette, vice president of economic analysis for the Columbus Chamber, is leaving to start his own consulting firm. [Read More] Canton’s Entrepreneur Launch program has $100,000 in grants for a company (or companies) with the most promising business plan. [Read More] A New York Times blog...
August 13th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More