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Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton

Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton
The Columbus Idea Foundry opens its new 60,000 square-foot home at 421 W. State St. in Franklinton today, making it one of the largest makerspaces in the world. The CIF is one of the increasing number of creative spaces located in Franklinton. With neighbors like 400 W. Rich, COSI and Glass Axis. “Now...
May 30th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization
There is a certain romanticism to entrepreneurship—the long nights, early mornings, pots of coffee, the determination, the risk and the potential reward—but startup life isn’t always for everyone. For whatever reason you may have for not starting your own company, you are not alone. Perhaps you...
May 29th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Opal Stackhouse Crafts Unique Interiors

Opal Stackhouse Crafts Unique Interiors
With what she describes as an old-school aesthetic, Ashley Puckett of Opal Stackhouse is behind the unique interiors of some well-known Columbus watering holes including The Crest, Ethyl & Tank and Bodega. The design-build firm assembles creative spaces that play off not only the history of a building,...
May 28th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Capaciti Introduces High-Speed Business Broadband to Columbus

Capaciti Introduces High-Speed Business Broadband to Columbus
Downtown residents may have noticed some new wireless networks popping up on their devices. Capaciti is behind the fiber-fast networks that offer wireless internet options for businesses and users on the street. “It’s focused on bringing better, faster and cheaper speeds to the business community,”...
May 27th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music Offers Unique Experience in Worthington

Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music Offers Unique Experience in Worthington
Columbus has several pizza joints and a lot of live music venues, but one place that really combines the best of both worlds. Located at 5601 N. High St. in Worthington, Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music allows Columbus residents to enjoy a unique pie while watching quality, live music. Father-daughter...
May 23rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Bleu & Fig: Not Your Typical Catering Company

Bleu & Fig: Not Your Typical Catering Company
You are planning a party. The florist, the caterer, the decorator – everything must work in harmony. Often, as the host, you spend your time stressing over details rather than celebrating. Enter Bleu & Fig owners Regina Prange and Brooke Kinsey. Prange, with over 30 years experience in the...
May 22nd, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

CCAD’s MindMarket Marries Business and Creativity

CCAD’s MindMarket Marries Business and Creativity
After undergoing a name refinement from the MindShop to the MindMarket, CCAD’s space at 390 E. Broad is morphing from incubator to a more engaging space where creative forces can mesh. “This is supposed to be the intersection between creativity and business,” MindMarket Manager Jack...
May 21st, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

AriesGate Creates New Technology for Drivers to Customize Their Trucks

AriesGate Creates New Technology for Drivers to Customize Their Trucks
AriesGate is out to give a whole new meaning to the word tailgate – both in the physical and fun before a football game sense. Greg Solt founded the company that creates customizeable tailgates that add a unique spin to the typically stagnant piece of metal and up a truck’s functionality. AriesGate...
May 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More