Archive for the ‘Weekend News Roundup’ Category

Roundup: Sher-Bliss, office space & more

The Ohio Business Development Coalition spotlights Cheryl Sher, president of Sher-Bliss Wine and Chocolate Shoppe in Gahanna. [Read More] Small business lending hasn’t returned to prerecession levels, but some experts are saying that’s because, in many cases,  small businesses don’t...
August 6th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: Insight Bank, Kickstarter & more

Roundup: Insight Bank, Kickstarter & more
The Ohio Department of Development is accepting “statements of interest” from existing or potential business incubators that want money from the Ohio New Entrepreneur fund. [Read More] Over the last five years, Ohio lawmakers have revamped the state’s tax structure to create a profit-friendly...
July 30th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: Ohio’s small biz advisory council, health savings accounts & more

Roundup: Ohio’s small biz advisory council, health savings accounts & more
Two Columbus businessmen have been appointed to the new statewide Small Business Advisory Council. [Read More] The Small Business Blog offers five tips for running a part-time business. [Read More] A small business tax compliance study indicates that, contrary to popular belief, most Subchapter S Corporations...
July 23rd, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: green jobs in Central Ohio, funding your new venture & more

Roundup: green jobs in Central Ohio, funding your new venture & more
The founders of the Columbus Idea Foundry have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,500 to double the size of their space. [Read More] Ohio ranks 5th in the nation for cost of doing business, according to CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business 2011″ report. [Read More] Central...
July 16th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: benefit corporations, outsourcing & more

Roundup: benefit corporations, outsourcing & more
Jeff Siegler, director of revitalization at Heritage Ohio, makes the case for redeveloping that nation’s urban centers and small town Main Streets to create strong local economies. [Read More] Local officials are hopeful that Columbus Commons park will help bring more visitors downtown. [Read More] The...
July 9th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: The Metropreneur on Alltop, business incubators & more

Roundup: The Metropreneur on Alltop, business incubators & more
The Metropreneur is now on Alltop, which aims to answer “What’s happening?” by collecting headlines of the latest stories “from the best sites and blogs that cover a topic.” [Read More] Despite the latest jobs report that shows employers added fewer jobs in May than expected,...
June 25th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: biz boot camp, hiring & more

Roundup: biz boot camp, hiring & more
Nils Root, founder of Frosh Tees and a member of Ohio State University’s 2011 class, is among several college graduates who are already achieving entrepreneurial success. [Read More] The Ohio State University recently announced the winners of its annual business plan competition, which evaluates...
June 18th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Roundup: handshake deals, COOs & more

Roundup: handshake deals, COOs & more
Former Iams owner Clayton Mathile put $130 million toward launching and funding Dayton-based Aileron. Since its opening, more than 20,000 small business owners and their employees have taken the institute’s business classes, used its resources, and gotten counseling to improve their companies....
June 4th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More