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T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces
What started as an interest has now become a business. Tarik Yousef is the master woodcrafter behind T.Y. Fine Furniture. Each piece of solid wood furniture is designed by Yousef from the ground up. “We have custom furniture, which is kind of where we started, and we have our furniture collections,”...
August 19th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph
Columbus-based venture Capital Firm Drive Capital is headed to a new space in the Short North. The firm will occupy 11,000 square feet of the newly constructed Joseph office building. The new space will be about double the square footage of Drive Capital’s current Arena District office. “We...
August 18th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program
Franklin University is debuting a new Entrepreneurship Degree program this fall, teaching students the formal processes required to build a business. Program Chair Terry Boyd Franklin sees three main targets for the program. It’s not only for students who want to learn how to launch their own businesses,...
August 15th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists

Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists
Creating a space where artists can feature their work, Wild Mind Entertainment provides a subscription-based platform for independent shows, films, and by the end of the summer, music. CEO and Primary Catalyst Eliah Thomas, along with Chief Strategy and Technical Officer Dontae Brodie, launched the...
August 14th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Oilerie Columbus Features Variety of Imported Olive Oils

The Oilerie Columbus Features Variety of Imported Olive Oils
Providing a unique alternative to that housewarming bottle of wine, or basic wedding present, The Oilerie Columbus at 1409 Grandview Ave. provides a range of 30 imported olive oils and balsamic vinegars. “All the olive oils and vinegars come to us directly from Italy,” Owner Nathan Laslow...
August 13th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position
When Councilmember A. Troy Miller and other city council members, along with 30 small businesses, met for a roundtable discussing opinions, insights and recommendations of small business, one thing was clear. Small businesses needed an advocate. In response, Ryan Schick has become the city’s small...
August 12th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Agenda Columbus Utilizing Local Partners for Premium Events

Agenda Columbus Utilizing Local Partners for Premium Events
A new event planning and project design company utilizing all local businesses will launch this fall. Agenda Columbus CEO Jaquelyn Morbitzer is creating a carefully curated go-to list of local businesses to partner with for all types of events. “It’s your standard not so standard event planning...
August 11th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

ECDI Celebrates Milestones

ECDI Celebrates Milestones
Continuing their support of the small business community in Columbus, ECDI is celebrating several impressive accomplishments, from anniversaries to events to awards. Food Fort Food Truck Fest Tomorrow Tomorrow, Saturday, August 9, the Food Fort powered by ECDI will hold its first ever Food Truck Festival...
August 8th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More