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10th Annual Ohio Growth Summit Slated for June 4-5

10th Annual Ohio Growth Summit Slated for June 4-5
Celebrating 10 successful years, the Ohio Growth Summit will take place at Columbus State Community College on June 4-5, 2014. The event will feature six keynote presentations and 14 breakout sessions covering a variety of topics that will give entrepreneurs and small business owners actionable advice...
April 30th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Intelligent Office Brings Customizable Office Services to Downtown

Intelligent Office Brings Customizable Office Services to Downtown
Whether you need a 614 number, a receptionist or an office for a few hours, Intelligent Office offers a suite of solutions that any small business or entrepreneur can customize to fit their needs. Otto Beatty, owner of E.E. Ward and small business champion, heads the Columbus branch of the franchised...
April 29th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Schooley Caldwell Associates Celebrates 70 Years of Success

Schooley Caldwell Associates Celebrates 70 Years of Success
With 70 years of success and a bright future, full-service architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm Schooley Caldwell will continue to contribute their iconic designs to the Columbus landscape. Schooley Caldwell brings a unique blend of multi-disciplinary talent together in one place....
April 28th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

How To Create the Perfect Pitch

How To Create the Perfect Pitch
With a vibrant entrepreneurial community, budding business owners in Columbus have a variety of pitch platforms they can utilize to gain feedback on their ideas. From SunDown RunDown, Startup Weekend and WakeUp StartUp, to a multitude of events at OSU, there are ample opportunities for a business to...
April 25th, 2014 | How-To Guides | Read More

Workshop Co. Closes Up Short North Coworking Shop

Workshop Co. Closes Up Short North Coworking Shop
As the exterior sign proudly proclaims at 851 North Pearl Alley, Workshop Co. was established in 2010. The Short North entrepreneurial hotspot will come to a close in 2014, as owner Brady Konya has decided to exit the coworking business to focus on other endeavors. “We announced to our members...
April 24th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

The Modern Southern Table: Reinventing The Way We Think of Food Court Cuisine

The Modern Southern Table: Reinventing The Way We Think of Food Court Cuisine
At your typical mall in the Midwest, you expect to find your commonplace food offerings – an oversized pretzel diner, a fast-prepped, Asian inspired eatery, maybe even a sit-down restaurant where you can visit their dessert bar before you depart. Sure, they may curb your appetite while you’re...
April 24th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Columbus Chamber Celebrates 130 Years

Columbus Chamber Celebrates 130 Years
The Columbus Chamber has been around for awhile — 130 years to be exact. The organization will be celebrating this milestone this Spring with a special recognition from City Council and with a staff volunteer day at the Junior Achievement of Central Ohio’s JA BizTown. “As we mark 130 years,...
April 23rd, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Applits Allows Socially Driven App Creation

Applits Allows Socially Driven App Creation
Developing an app takes a lot of time and money, not to mention some highly technical expertise. But if you’ve ever had a great idea for an app, the Applits platform might be able to help you turn it into a reality. Developed by two Ohio State students, the site promotes socially driven app creation,...
April 23rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More