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Sometimes You Want a B+ on Your Legal Documents

Sometimes You Want a B+ on Your Legal Documents
I have written here before that the key to managing legal costs is determining what you need, then making sure you align that with what you get. Do that right, and the rest is easy. Just a matter of clear communication about what it costs. I was reminded of this recently over lunch with a young entrepreneur....
May 21st, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

3 Things to Keep in Mind when Marketing to Millennials

3 Things to Keep in Mind when Marketing to Millennials
Derrick Bailey If you haven’t started to think of ways to market your business specifically to the millennial generation, now is the time to do so. According to an article in Huffington Post, millennials are a group of 86 million consumers, with an expected $2.45 trillion in annual spending power....
May 7th, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

Old North Arcade: A Fresh Spin On A Popular Past-Time Ready To Serve The Old North Neighborhood

Old North Arcade:  A Fresh Spin On A Popular Past-Time Ready To Serve The Old North Neighborhood
Ben Morgan, owner of Old North Arcade, has been taking calculated risks his entire life. During his teenage years, he quickly became enamored with Magic The Gathering, a card game where players face off against each other in one-on-one battles that take place in a fantasy world with wizards, monsters...
April 23rd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark
Your brand embodies the entire goodwill of your business. Put out a quality product or service in connection with using your trademark and you will develop a loyal customer following. For example, consumers familiar with Apple’s past products will line up for hours just for the chance to get the latest...
April 16th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

4 Things to Look for in a Relationship with Your Financial Institution

4 Things to Look for in a Relationship with Your Financial Institution
Of the many perks that come with choosing a credit union over a more traditional banking institution, the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with your banker is at the top of the list. Creating a relationship with your financial institution is critical to your success, as your bank plays...
April 2nd, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Reasons to Start a Technology Business in Columbus

5 Reasons to Start a Technology Business in Columbus
It’s been a hectic and very rewarding first quarter at 1275 Kinnear Rd. We formally announced our rebrand from TechColumbus to Rev1 Ventures, introduced an exciting new website, and completed improvements to Rev1 Labs (previously SpringBox Labs incubator). We love the cool look of our new logo, business...
April 1st, 2015 | Capital Access | Read More

Local Business Growing Like Weeds

Local Business Growing Like Weeds
ZINGER!! Weed Zinger that is. Andrea Watros brought the dream of the Weed Zinger to ECDI. The Weed Zinger is a next-generation weeding tool that requires no bending or struggling and is fun for the whole family (seriously!). “ECDI was the first group who said they believed in my business and actually...
March 30th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Litigation Primer: The Power of Depositions

Litigation Primer: The Power of Depositions
Most businesses don’t think they will face litigation. Hard work, compliance with the law and good business relationships can guard against disputes becoming a lawsuit. However, even despite best efforts or intentions, the truth is that litigation is a risk any business owner undertakes simply by being...
March 19th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More