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Basecraft Expanding with NYC Office

Basecraft Expanding with NYC Office
Columbus-based Basecraft is taking their success on the road, announcing a second office in SoHo in New York City. The new office will look to replicate the success the creative branding firm has experienced in Central Ohio, projecting to add 15 NYC-based employees in a two-year span, a growth pattern...
April 8th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Rambling House Soda Expanding Production Capabilities

Rambling House Soda Expanding Production Capabilities
In the age of craft beer, Rambling House Soda is focusing on a different craft beverage. However, beer does play a role in the successful soda shop that recently acquired 1,600 square-feet of new production space at 2628 N. High St. About five years ago while working for Elevator Brewing, Owner John...
April 7th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2015

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2015
Bootstrapping can get a business a long way, but sometimes it leaves an owner just short of their dream vision. This month sees a number of Columbus-based businesses looking for that little extra oomph to take things to the next level. Crowdfunding is also often that last push a product-based business...
April 6th, 2015 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Retail is Detail Program Helping a New Round of Main Street Businesses

Retail is Detail Program Helping a New Round of Main Street Businesses
Columbus-based Boulevard Strategies has been tapped to lead another round of Heritage Ohio’s statewide Retail is Detail program. The hands-on programming provides promising businesses in Main Street communities with less than 25,000 residents assistance with nearly every facet of their business. “Most...
April 3rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

4 Things to Look for in a Relationship with Your Financial Institution

4 Things to Look for in a Relationship with Your Financial Institution
Of the many perks that come with choosing a credit union over a more traditional banking institution, the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with your banker is at the top of the list. Creating a relationship with your financial institution is critical to your success, as your bank plays...
April 2nd, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Reasons to Start a Technology Business in Columbus

5 Reasons to Start a Technology Business in Columbus
It’s been a hectic and very rewarding first quarter at 1275 Kinnear Rd. We formally announced our rebrand from TechColumbus to Rev1 Ventures, introduced an exciting new website, and completed improvements to Rev1 Labs (previously SpringBox Labs incubator). We love the cool look of our new logo, business...
April 1st, 2015 | Capital Access | Read More

Kj Studios Manufacturing Products to Enhance Work Station Functionality

Kj Studios Manufacturing Products to Enhance Work Station Functionality
If you work in an office at a work station, that nameplate marking your space and coat hook had to come from somewhere. All of those products have a story. Locally, Kj Studios is turning out U.S.-manufactured modular workstation signage and other accessories for an efficient, organized workplace. Kj...
March 31st, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Local Business Growing Like Weeds

Local Business Growing Like Weeds
ZINGER!! Weed Zinger that is. Andrea Watros brought the dream of the Weed Zinger to ECDI. The Weed Zinger is a next-generation weeding tool that requires no bending or struggling and is fun for the whole family (seriously!). “ECDI was the first group who said they believed in my business and actually...
March 30th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More