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At Work: The Perch Creates Shared Office Space in Short North

At Work: The Perch Creates Shared Office Space in Short North
When Workshop Co. closed up shop on June 1 after four years in the Short North, a number of small businesses were potentially left scrambling for space. Instead, in a feat of necessity is the mother of invention, two Workshopers teamed up to open The Perch, a 2200 square-foot shared office space located...
July 25th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival

The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival
On Saturday, August 9, The Food Fort, in partnership with premiere Columbus classic rock radio station QFM 96, will hold its first ever Food Truck Festival. The Food Fort, a cutting-edge, mobile food-based business incubator, is not your typical commissary. By providing their clients access to specialized...
July 24th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Roll Through Short North on the Pedal Wagon

Roll Through Short North on the Pedal Wagon
Short North-goers may have noticed another alternative form of transportation cruising High Street. The Pedal Wagon takes bar patrons on a two-hour hop to watering holes throughout the area. Co-Founder and Manager of day-to-day operations in Columbus Stuart Naeny describes the perfect reason to take...
July 23rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Good Vibes Winery Creates Urban Winery Experience

Good Vibes Winery Creates Urban Winery Experience
An urban, bustling street wouldn’t be the first place one would expect to find a winery, but Good Vibes Winery is making a plethora of wines from their Westerville location. Tony Klausing opened the shop almost two years ago, creating not only a quite place to grab a glass of wine, but a stylish...
July 22nd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

ForgeX Building Innovative Partnerships Between Businesses

ForgeX Building Innovative Partnerships Between Businesses
Marrying innovative entrepreneurs with established corporations, ForgeX is building a network aimed at accelerating high-growth businesses. Entrepreneur and mentor Victor Thorne is the connector behind the network looking to build disruptive technologies. Thorne describes the principle behind ForgeX...
July 21st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

SCORE Providing Mentoring Resources for Entrepreneurs

SCORE Providing Mentoring Resources for Entrepreneurs
A facet of the Small Business Administration, SCORE provides support for new entrepreneurs to established businesses through their mentoring and other business development resources. SCORE’s free consultation services help businesses get started, help them grow and help them solve problems. “The...
July 18th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

What You Should Know About the Attorney-Client Privilege

What You Should Know About the Attorney-Client Privilege
We have written here and here about how your email communications can come back to haunt you, and here about how you can often save legal fees by calling your attorney sooner. Bill Nolan An important related topic often misunderstood by businesspeople is the attorney-client privilege. What is it?...
July 17th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Unlimited Media Building Websites for Small Businesses

Unlimited Media Building Websites for Small Businesses
A small business serving other small businesses, Unlimited Media offers full-service web presence, social media and graphics for local, independent business owners. Mayda Sanchez-Shingler is behind the enterprise that was recently named home-based business of the year by the Small Business Administration. From...
July 16th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More