Archive for the ‘Monthly Features’ Category

Tatoheads Expands from Food Truck to Brick-and-Mortar Location

Tatoheads Expands from Food Truck to Brick-and-Mortar Location
Extra ketchup and salt, please. The fry’s versatility is typically lost in the traditional presentation of French fries, tater tots and sweet potato fries. Daniel McCarthy saw an opportunity to expand the potato-ketchup-salt partnership to incorporate a range of flavors and toppings drawn from world...
December 8th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

3 Steps to a Financially Fit 2015

3 Steps to a Financially Fit 2015
Derrick Bailey The end of the year tends to fly by in a frenzy of holiday activities and social obligations, so it’s easy to push aside some of your financial tasks. But it’s important to set some time aside to prepare yourself and your business financially for the next year. Here are three steps...
December 4th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Lessons to Learn from Central Ohio’s Up-and-Coming Student Innovators

5 Lessons to Learn from Central Ohio’s Up-and-Coming Student Innovators
When the four finalists for the inaugural VentureNEXT Student Awards took the stage at the LC Pavilion on Oct. 6, Central Ohio’s entrepreneurs and investors were wowed by the pipeline of talent that feeds the innovation economy of this state. In entrepreneurship, everyone learns from everyone else....
December 3rd, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Why You Can (And Should) Destroy Documents

Why You Can (And Should) Destroy Documents
Nowadays, it’s easy to create a document. Think about all the automatically generated documents associated with your business: invoices, confirmation emails, receipts. What used to require a phone call now requires an email. Our inboxes are overflowing. It may be tempting to just keep everything, forever....
November 20th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Creative Ideas for Marketing your Small Business this Holiday Season

Creative Ideas for Marketing your Small Business this Holiday Season
Derrick Bailey When it comes to Small Business Administration lending, Telhio Credit Union is proud to be the top credit union in the area. However, Telhio is proud to partner with the SBA in not only lending opportunities, but also in additional resources for its small business members. One such resource...
November 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup
“We have deep depth.” — Yogi Berra This is as very exciting time to be part of the Central Ohio business community—especially for entrepreneurs. So much is happening here that Kiplinger recently named Columbus to its list of 10 Great Cities for Starting a Business. Consider how our sources...
November 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Food Trucks: Not Just A Seasonal Business

Food Trucks: Not Just A Seasonal Business
As the summer sizzle begins to cool off, restaurateurs look for ways to welcome the coming cold months by incorporating the winter season into their business model. Perhaps they will begin to offer more seasonal items like hearty comfort food to take customer’s minds of the impending winterapocalypse....
October 23rd, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Signs You’ve Got A Lawyer You Can Trust

Signs You’ve Got A Lawyer You Can Trust
I often write about how to be a smart legal consumer, and an important part of that is finding a lawyer you can trust. I don’t mean “trust” in the sense of being dishonest with you or your money, because I think it is a very short list of lawyers you cannot trust in that sense. Rather, I mean trust...
October 16th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More