Archive for the ‘Weekend News Roundup’ Category

Weekly News Roundup: Chamber Econ Forecast, Tech Companies’ Growth

Weekly News Roundup: Chamber Econ Forecast, Tech Companies’ Growth
Columbus Chamber 2011 Blue Chip Economic Forecast Video Now Online: Prior to the above forecast, Bill LaFayette told The Metropreneur about potential small business growth sectors in Central Ohio. [Read More] In Other News… Ted Ford, president and CEO of TechColumbus, discussed the nonprofit...
January 20th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Weekly News Roundup: Tech Startups, Columbus 2020!, Crowdfunding & More

Weekly News Roundup: Tech Startups, Columbus 2020!, Crowdfunding & More
One list, 75 Tech Startups in Central Ohio TechLife Ohio has published a list of 75 technology firms, their principals, and their URLs to highlight the local tech community’s newest members and rising stars. The list, compiled by TechLife Columbus Founder Ben Blanquera, mainly features tech startups,...
January 13th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Weekly News Roundup: Resolutions for Your Biz, Financing Resources & More

Weekly News Roundup: Resolutions for Your Biz, Financing Resources & More
Chase doubles small business loans in Columbus in 2010 Chase says it awarded 91 Small Business Administration loans worth $9.2 million in Columbus last year. Both figures represent significant increases over 2009 lending levels in the capital city, with the number of loans up 133 percent and the dollar...
January 6th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Weekly News Roundup: Microloans, Crowdfunding, & More

Weekly News Roundup: Microloans, Crowdfunding, & More
Biz Grants to Help 18 Local Startups The Economic and Community Development Institute and INCREASE Community Development Corp. are among eight Ohio nonprofit organizations receiving  funding that will aid the small business development and create and retain jobs in the private sector. The funding −$480,000...
December 16th, 2010 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Weekly News Roundup: Help for At-Risk Companies, Ohio’s Top Biz Lender & More

Weekly News Roundup: Help for At-Risk Companies, Ohio’s Top Biz Lender & More
The Columbus Chamber Gets Funding to Help Troubled Companies The Columbus Chamber is among 11 organizations that will receive funding to help them assist companies at risk of closure or layoffs. The chamber’s grant, totaling $249,804, is made possible by the Ohio Department of Development’s...
December 9th, 2010 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Weekly News Roundup:The SBB’s New Website, Small Biz Recovery, & More

Weekly News Roundup:The SBB’s New Website, Small Biz Recovery, & More
The SBB Relaunches Its Website The Small Business Beanstalk recently revamped its website, TheSBB.com, to make it more user-friendly for the public as well as its administrators. The local business cooperative’s officials say the new site works faster, offers more information, and features modules...
December 2nd, 2010 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Weekly News Roundup: Gahanna Wants Business, Recovering Retail & More

Weekly News Roundup: Gahanna Wants Business, Recovering Retail & More
Gahanna Among Eight Cities that Want Your Business CNNMoney.com on Tuesday released a list of eight communities across the United States that offer compelling incentives to would-be entrepreneurs and Gahanna made the cut. The website claims the city’s local income tax break and Office and Industrial...
November 25th, 2010 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Weekly News Roundup: Retail On Wall Street, 20 Business Trends & More

Weekly News Roundup: Retail On Wall Street, 20 Business Trends & More
President Obama on Sept. 27 signed into law a $42 billion bill aimed at helping small businesses− a sign of hope, says Edward Lukco of the Ohio Small Business Development Centers. [Read More] Conceptual renderings showcasing retail opportunities along Wall Street in downtown Columbus were on display...
November 18th, 2010 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More