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New Co-Working Facility Launches at 400 West Rich

New Co-Working Facility Launches at 400 West Rich
The addition of co-working space at the multi-purpose 400 West Rich Street building in Franklinton has been nearly a year in the works, but the new entrepreneurial incubation facility is officially up and running. Nearly 4,000 square feet of space has been dedicated to small private offices and flexible...
January 15th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Four Tips for Managing a Legal Bully

Four Tips for Managing a Legal Bully
Just like people, businesses run into bullies in a variety of contexts, including various situations. By bully, we don’t mean the key customer on which your business may be quite dependent, or a true high liability risk situation, but rather situations where your antagonist seemingly is demanding more...
January 14th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending
Business owners are always talking capital – generally lack thereof or how to get it. There are several ways to get capital, none of them necessarily easy and each with their own challenges. Crowdfuning has become an industry favorite for statups as a means of idea justification and quick access...
January 14th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table
A self-described potluck overachiever, Stephanie Eakins has always loved to cook. These days she’s cooking for much more than just herself, but for several families all across Central Ohio as the one-woman show that is Retro Dinner Diva. The hint of nostalgia in the name is a nod to summers spent...
January 13th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Woodhaven Farm Building Connections Through Cooking

Woodhaven Farm Building Connections Through Cooking
Team building doesn’t have to mean awkward hours in a cramped room or fearing for your life on a ropes course. Woodhaven Farm is re-imagining what corporate team building can be through cooking. It’s just one of the services that owner Tami Cecil offers from her 10-acre farm near Johnstown. Started...
January 12th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

3 Tips to Poise Your Small Business for Growth

3 Tips to Poise Your Small Business for Growth
John Vandersall Once your business begins to thrive, it’s not uncommon to set your sights beyond the horizon and start thinking about growth. A common stumbling block for small businesses is they only think about going from “small” to “large” and while that is a quick and easy upgrade at the...
January 9th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Subscription Service Modest Box to be Filled with Ohio-Made Products

Subscription Service Modest Box to be Filled with Ohio-Made Products
There’s a box subscription service tailored to just about any niche – pet lovers, healthy snackers, make-up mavens – and thanks to Andrea Archibald, the local-lover behind Simply Vague, Columbus and Ohio-based products are getting their very own box. Archibald introduces Modest Box,...
January 8th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Adept Marketing Announces Winner of $20K Website Giveaway

Adept Marketing Announces Winner of $20K Website Giveaway
Not having a website for your business is all but unheard of today, but there’s a difference between a website and a good website. What does a good website mean for a business? “A strong website is the nervous system for any business,” says Adept Marketing Co-Founder Justin Spring....
January 7th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More