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IC3D Manufacturing 3D Printers and Speciality Filament in Ohio

IC3D Manufacturing 3D Printers and Speciality Filament in Ohio
Columbus has an active 3D printing scene, but one local company is on a mission to create and manufacture the gear behind the trending technology. IC3D manufactures 3D pritners, 3D printer filament and other industry consumables. “Our printers are based on open-source designs, but we’ve...
June 12th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Cliff Original Crafts All-Natural Men’s Grooming Products

Cliff Original Crafts All-Natural Men’s Grooming Products
A new line of natural men’s grooming products is on the market for the Columbus gent. If your beard needs a little TLC or you’re looking for a chemical-free styling wax, look no further than Cliff Original. “All our products are 100 percent natural,” says Founder Jared Friesner....
June 11th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Big Pitch Provides Platform for Food-Based Entrepreneurs

The Big Pitch Provides Platform for Food-Based Entrepreneurs
FoodStart Ohio will host the first annual Big Pitch at Franklin University Saturday, June 21 and Saturday, June 28. The two-day event gives local food-based entrepreneurs a chance to highlight their delectables while competing for valuable cash and mentoring prizes. On June 21, entrepreneurs from local...
June 10th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Small Business Administration Reports Positive Outlook, Discusses Resources

Small Business Administration Reports Positive Outlook, Discusses Resources
Small businesses create two out of every three net new jobs in the U.S. economy and employ half of the private sector workforce. The Small Business Administration serves to develop and support these businesses that are vital to the economy and account for 900,000 of the businesses in Ohio. In Columbus,...
June 9th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner
3D technology is rapidly gaining popularity, but unless you know how to use CAD or other modeling software, it’s difficult to take advantage of 3D printing. Enter Knockout Concepts. The technology company is foraging a new way to create 3D files. “We created a mobile device that allows simple,...
June 6th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Three Things to Consider Before Offering Discounts

Three Things to Consider Before Offering Discounts
As a small business owner, you know that offering discounts or coupons is a great way to get customers in the door. For special holidays or anniversaries, discounts can be a great way to thank your customers for their loyalty to your business. However, there are many aspects of using discounts that you...
June 5th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

It’s All About Communications

It’s All About Communications
“It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.” – Yogi Berra If the first time potential investors hear about your company is when you are ready to raise capital, you are not ready to raise capital. While you are busy building your prototype and choosing the...
June 4th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Baker Creative Takes Inside Out Approach to Branding

Baker Creative Takes Inside Out Approach to Branding
Creative brand management firm, Baker Creative, takes a unique and multi-faceted approach to building businesses. “We’re not a traditional agency, we service all different facets of a business,” Founder and Creative Director Michele Cuthbert says. “We see the brand as the nucleus...
June 3rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More