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At Work: Best Light Video’s Minimalistic Space Downtown

At Work: Best Light Video’s Minimalistic Space Downtown
Paul Milligan and Andrew Brush have been in business together since they were 16, when they started a video marketing business creating DVDs for the healthcare and senior living industry. Having that experience -video production and business management- paved the path for their current company, Best...
June 23rd, 2015 | At Work | Read More

OrderUp Expanding Options for Food Delivery

OrderUp Expanding Options for Food Delivery
Ordering food for delivery is seemingly limited to pizza or Chinese, but no longer. A number of apps are cropping up that are making  practically any food available for delivery anytime, anywhere. One such service, OrderUp, entered the Columbus market last August. “We really focused on Ohio State’s...
June 22nd, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Store 5a Opening Short North Storefront

Store 5a Opening Short North Storefront
“Intapreneurship” arises when an individual gets the chance to innovate like an entrepreneur within an existing business. That’s exactly what’s happened in the case of the Diamond Cellar and its offshoot concept, Store 5a. Store 5a gives second life to all of the jewelry that...
June 19th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Ban the Box: Should You Ask About Criminal History On Your Job Applications?

Ban the Box: Should You Ask About Criminal History On Your Job Applications?
It has long been common for employers to ask job applicants on their applications whether they have ever been convicted of a crime. However, that practice is quickly changing, as “ban the box” laws are being enacted at the state, county and municipal levels across the country. “Ban the box” means...
June 18th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

MyToGo.Place Pairing Online Ordering with a Social Mission

MyToGo.Place Pairing Online Ordering with a Social Mission
MyToGo.Place says waiting in line is so 1995. The working-towards-launch platform is trying to not only help diners skip the line when ordering from local restaurants, but also help independent eateries join the world of online ordering. For Founder Aaron Blevins, lunch options would often include Jimmy...
June 17th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Katalina’s Evolves as Restaurant Grows

Katalina’s Evolves as Restaurant Grows
Since the ripe old age of nine, Kathleen Day has known she wanted to own a restaurant. Fast forward, and Day has been the owner of line-out-the-door breakfast and brunch spot Katalina’s at 1105 Pennsylvania Ave. in Harrison West for the last five years. In the years since Day has taken ownership,...
June 16th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In the case of Hot Chicken Takeover, the chicken didn’t come first, the business model did. “I’m new to the chicken game, but I’ve been involved in this idea of integrating workforce development into a job environment, into a for-profit...
June 15th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Power Connect Taking Different Approach to Economic Development

Power Connect Taking Different Approach to Economic Development
There’s a lot of development happening in Columbus. There’s a reason why organizations like Columbus 2020 exist. While development often focuses on the end-goal of what will be built or how many jobs it will bring, there’s some important things that are happening along the way. “From...
June 12th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More