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Do You Have Any Idea How to Protect Your Ideas?

Do You Have Any Idea How to Protect Your Ideas?
During my career as an intellectual property attorney, I have had countless new client meetings begin with, “I have this idea…” Every entrepreneur’s first concern is to protect their ideas from others taking them and enjoying the fruits of their mental labors. And now for the bad news –...
March 20th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Local Photography Studio Celebrates Over 30 Years of Success

Local Photography Studio Celebrates Over 30 Years of Success
Being an entrepreneur requires an enormous amount of dedication, especially to remain successful for over 30 years. Through ups, downs and digital, Michael Houghton has been behind the lens at Columbus-based photography studio, STUDIOHIO. Houghton’s work focuses on interior design and architecture,...
March 19th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

CredHive Creates Anonymous Job Search Platform

CredHive Creates Anonymous Job Search Platform
Mindlessly submitting resumes and receiving zero feedback is every job seeker’s nightmare. The whole process of finding a new position can be time-consuming, and quite frankly, miserable. It all seems to rely on one sheet of paper summarizing your qualifications, which is both limiting and often...
March 18th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Thinking About Going Into Business With Your Friends? Consider These 5 Things First

Thinking About Going Into Business With Your Friends? Consider These 5 Things First
Most of us have been there at least once. You happen to be sitting around with a couple of friends, relaxing, talking about work. You start talking about how an industry could be improved, how an invention could change the world, or how you could bring something completely unique to market. Then, it...
March 17th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

At Work: Griffen Hollow Studio Joins a Collaborative Workspace

At Work: Griffen Hollow Studio Joins a Collaborative Workspace
Alex Traxler was just about to close on a space to house his growing business, Griffen Hollow Studio, when a friend mentioned he should come take a look at sharing a space he had near the south end of The Ohio State University. “I struck up a conversation asking Andrew Kern if he wanted to split...
March 14th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

SunDown RunDown Proposing New Investment Fund for Early-Stage Startups

SunDown RunDown Proposing New Investment Fund for Early-Stage Startups
Finding funding as a startup is often one of the biggest challenges a new business faces. That challenge becomes even more difficult for non tech-based businesses. Known for providing entrepreneurs a constructive place to pitch, SunDown RunDown is pitching their own idea to create a new investment fund...
March 13th, 2014 | Announcements, News | Read More

What Drives Application Scope Change and How Does it Impact Your Project?

What Drives Application Scope Change and How Does it Impact Your Project?
In an ideal world, once an application’s scope and requirements have been defined, and you have moved into wireframing, prototyping and building, no changes will be made to the requirements or scope. Notice that we said ideal. In reality, this rarely, if ever, is the case. The fact is, some amount...
March 12th, 2014 | Your Digital Business | Read More

DIY PR: Making PR Accessible for Small Businesses

DIY PR: Making PR Accessible for Small Businesses
For a small business, public relations is typically viewed as a nice-to-have with PR agency costs far outside a business’s budget. Not to be confused with advertising, PR helps build credibility with a business’s target audience, and when approached with a little bit of creativity, actually...
March 11th, 2014 | Dollars & Sense | Read More