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CCAD’s MindMarket Marries Business and Creativity

CCAD’s MindMarket Marries Business and Creativity
After undergoing a name refinement from the MindShop to the MindMarket, CCAD’s space at 390 E. Broad is morphing from incubator to a more engaging space where creative forces can mesh. “This is supposed to be the intersection between creativity and business,” MindMarket Manager Jack...
May 21st, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

AriesGate Creates New Technology for Drivers to Customize Their Trucks

AriesGate Creates New Technology for Drivers to Customize Their Trucks
AriesGate is out to give a whole new meaning to the word tailgate – both in the physical and fun before a football game sense. Greg Solt founded the company that creates customizeable tailgates that add a unique spin to the typically stagnant piece of metal and up a truck’s functionality. AriesGate...
May 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Six Finalists Chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Six Finalists Chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Six finalists have been announced for the second-annual Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards hosted by The Metropreneur and Rotary District 6690. For-Profit Companies Azoti – Shortening the distance between food suppliers and food eaters, Azoti allows individuals, businesses, schools...
May 19th, 2014 | News | Read More

At Work: Lextant Provides a Multi-Generational Creative Space

At Work: Lextant Provides a Multi-Generational Creative Space
When you are building your company, the most important factor -after having your financials in order- is finding the right people to create the culture you are looking for. “Building a great culture where people want to come to work can be challenging,” says Chris Rockwell, President of Lextant....
May 16th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

Protect your Information, Comply with the Court: Non-Party Response to Subpoenas in Civil Litigation

Protect your Information, Comply with the Court: Non-Party Response to Subpoenas in Civil Litigation
You’ve been served with a subpoena. The document looks very official. It’s signed by a judge. There’s a case name and number at the top — you are not a plaintiff or a defendant, but perhaps the plaintiff or defendant’s names are familiar to you. As far as you know, you’re not being sued....
May 15th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

BEEpothecary Creates Health Products Powered by Bees

BEEpothecary Creates Health Products Powered by Bees
Did you know that honey has medicinal and health benefits? So before you swat that bee at your next summer picnic, think of Jeannie and Steve Saum and Peter and Laurie Dotson, the founders of BEEpothecary. The company creates an extensive line of natural health and beauty products that contain beeswax,...
May 14th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Entrepreneurship: It’s in Your Hands

Entrepreneurship: It’s in Your Hands
I talk and work with entrepreneurs on a daily basis in my role at the Columbus Chamber. Whether talking to someone on the phone or meeting face-to-face, the questions tend to be the same. How do I get started? Is there funding available to support by business? How do I become a certified business and...
May 13th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Shark Tank Coming to Ohio State on May 15

Shark Tank Coming to Ohio State on May 15
Casting directors from ABC show, Shark Tank, will be at the Ohio Union Ohio Staters, Inc. Founders Room on Thursday, May 15 between 3:00 pm and 7:0o pm. The Ohio State University is providing students with great businesses, products or ideas the opportunity to give 60-second pitches to casting directors. Shark...
May 12th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More