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Outfit Good Helping Non-Profits With Custom-Designed T-Shirts

Outfit Good Helping Non-Profits With Custom-Designed T-Shirts
Buy a cool t-shirt and help a non-profit – that’s the foundation behind Columbus-based Outfit Good. The company knows that doing fundraisers through t-shirts isn’t necessarily a new concept – just take a look at the t-shirt rack at Goodwill – but the owners are focused...
July 10th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Al’s Bar Supply Making Handcrafted Barwares

Al’s Bar Supply Making Handcrafted Barwares
Two of the many things that Columbus residents love are craft beers and cocktails and handmade, local goods. One local company has found the perfect intersection between the two, carefully crafting luxury consumer barwares. With a growing number of breweries and distilleries like Brother’s Drake,...
July 9th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Capital Crossroads SID Discusses Untapped Retail Market Downtown

Capital Crossroads SID Discusses Untapped Retail Market Downtown
If there is one word to describe the retail market downtown, it’s untapped. With $350 million in annual retail spending potential, “We’re the largest untapped retail market in the region,” says Marc Conte, deputy director of research, planning and facilities at Capital Crossroads...
July 8th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – July 2014 Edition

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – July 2014 Edition
From innovative products to community spaces for entrepreneurs, July brings a fresh round of crowdfunding campaigns to Columbus. Keep reading for a peek at these local businesses that are making the push to turn ideas into reality. The Commissary: Where Food Connects Community - There’s only a...
July 7th, 2014 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

How to Pool Resources with Other Small Businesses

How to Pool Resources with Other Small Businesses
As a small business owner, you know that your resources can be limited. Promoting your business takes time and money, sometimes more than you have to give. Here are three ways that you can work with other small businesses to pool your resources and help everyone succeed. 1. Don’t be scared to share...
July 3rd, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

Five Steps to Achieving the Milestones that Lead to Investment Capital

Five Steps to Achieving the Milestones that Lead to Investment Capital
If you are an entrepreneur looking to raise capital, the best advice I have is to call TechColumbus and ask how we can help. Last year 400 companies made inquiries. From those initial contacts, we added 56 new companies to our portfolio, bringing the total number of companies actively accessing venture...
July 2nd, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

CoverMyMeds Prior Authorization Software Solves Major Problem in Healthcare Industry

CoverMyMeds Prior Authorization Software Solves Major Problem in Healthcare Industry
Helping their 10 millionth patient and solving a headache in the healthcare industry, CoverMyMeds creates a software solution that eases the prior authorization process for prescriptions. “To a pharmacy, prior authorization is probably the number one pain point in their workflow,” CoverMyMeds...
July 1st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

AboutOurWork.com Rolling Out to Four Million New Customers

AboutOurWork.com Rolling Out to Four Million New Customers
Local tech startup AboutOurWork.com is growing its userbase by 3000 percent today. The small business networking site allows users to create easy websites from templates, connect with related business and virtually network. And while its grown gradually to serve around 120,000 users, they’re flipping...
June 30th, 2014 | News | Read More