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The Food Fort, Powered by ECDI, Gears Up for its 2nd Annual QFM96 Food Truck Festival

The Food Fort, Powered by ECDI, Gears Up for its 2nd Annual QFM96 Food Truck Festival
On Saturday, August 1, The Food Fort will partner with Columbus classic rock radio station QFM96 to host their second annual food truck festival in Westerville. Last year’s festival featured over 20 of Columbus’ most popular food trucks and carts, attracting over 2,500 curious rock n’ roll food...
July 23rd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

10 Tips When Being Deposed And What to Expect

10 Tips When Being Deposed And What to Expect
A deposition is pre-trial testimony used in the discovery phase of litigation. At this stage, the attorneys are gathering information and facts as they prepare their cases for trial. It is similar to giving testimony in court because it is given under oath, and an attorney or attorneys will ask you questions....
July 16th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

cbuzz Episode: 02 Mikey Sorboro of Late Night Slice

cbuzz Episode: 02 Mikey Sorboro of Late Night Slice
What do pedicabs, pizzas, bars and diapers all have in common? They are all entrepreneurial ventures of Mikey Sorboro who has been putting the Mikey in Mikey’s Late Night Slice for nearly six years. Sorboro’s Columbus pizza empire now includes three trucks, seven locations and soon, a full-service...
July 13th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Can Your Business Weather the Storm?

Can Your Business Weather the Storm?
Derrick Bailey The dog days of summer are upon us, and it’s no secret that the weather in Central Ohio has been less than ideal. Rain and severe storms have wreaked havoc throughout Ohio, causing damage to small businesses across the state. However, there are ways your business can be ready for these...
July 2nd, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

ECDI Playing Big Role in Columbus’ Vibrant Startup Scene

ECDI Playing Big Role in Columbus’ Vibrant Startup Scene
We already knew that Columbus has just been named the “Most Intelligent Community in the World.” Now, we find out that another national ranking has rated us most improved as a community for startups. The Kauffman Foundation found that Columbus now ranks 12th on the 2015 Index of Business Creation....
June 25th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Ban the Box: Should You Ask About Criminal History On Your Job Applications?

Ban the Box: Should You Ask About Criminal History On Your Job Applications?
It has long been common for employers to ask job applicants on their applications whether they have ever been convicted of a crime. However, that practice is quickly changing, as “ban the box” laws are being enacted at the state, county and municipal levels across the country. “Ban the box” means...
June 18th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In the case of Hot Chicken Takeover, the chicken didn’t come first, the business model did. “I’m new to the chicken game, but I’ve been involved in this idea of integrating workforce development into a job environment, into a for-profit...
June 15th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Business Communication for Summer Vacation

Business Communication for Summer Vacation
Derrick Bailey Summer has arrived. As customers and clients begin to detach from consumer interests and concentrate on vacations, pool parties and backyard BBQs, it’s important to keep your company name alive in their minds. While your business won’t benefit from pestering potential audiences, there...
June 4th, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More