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DesignOutreach Addressing Water Crisis Through Sustainable Solution

DesignOutreach Addressing Water Crisis Through Sustainable Solution
A group of local engineers and volunteers are tackling one of the world’s biggest issues – the water crisis. Some 660 million people across the world don’t experience the luxury of turning on a faucet to a seemingly endless supply of clean water. “About 4,000 people die every...
October 28th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Individuals with Obstacles to Employment Finding Opportunity with CleanTurn

Individuals with Obstacles to Employment Finding Opportunity with CleanTurn
An opportunity for employment, especially for an individual with a challenged background, can be life changing. It’s a step towards self-sufficiency and the chance to make a better life not only for themselves, but for their families and communities. CleanTurn is helping individuals returning from...
October 27th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Pearl Interactive Network Providing Opportunities for Niche Workforce

Pearl Interactive Network Providing Opportunities for Niche Workforce
Merry Korn’s fortitude to push through the fear of being an entrepreneur has now given many populations typically challenged to find work the opportunity for gainful employment. Her staffing firm venture Pearl Interactive Network gives employment priority to disabled veterans, veterans, military...
October 26th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Pixel Park Designs a Colorful and Fun Space

At Work: Pixel Park Designs a Colorful and Fun Space
When Matt Hoelter was looking for new office space for his business Pixel Park, he happened upon the old Jeni’s headquarters near Grandview. One step into the downstairs, and he loved it. Then, he saw the upstairs and loved it even more. Matt Hoelter, Owner and Creative Director of Pixel Park....
October 23rd, 2015 | At Work | Read More

Organic Growth: Columbus Spa Blooms

Organic Growth: Columbus Spa Blooms
Nestled in a cozy brick home in the Discovery District, one of the first things that you are struck by as you walk into Replenish is the calming sense of warmth that radiates throughout the building. Every object within seems to convey an intimate personal message, and nothing seems out of place. Plush...
October 22nd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success
On Wednesday night, in front of a sold out crowd of over five hundred guests, the Women’s Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) celebrated three years of helping women grow their business and dream big. Founded in 2012 by Mary McCarthy of Your Management Team, Inc. and Caroline Worley of Worley Law,...
October 22nd, 2015 | Announcements, Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

ScaleUp Success: Susan Lear of GLA Employee Assistance Provider

ScaleUp Success: Susan Lear of GLA Employee Assistance Provider
Susan Lear As Susan Lear found out, saying ‘yes’ can be empowering. In business or in life, we have become accustomed to initially saying ‘no’ to new opportunities. The ‘no’ can cause us to miss out on life’s rewards, whether it’s “No, we’ve tried that before,” “No, we don’t...
October 21st, 2015 | ScaleUp Success | Read More

Finalists Announced for 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Finalists Announced for 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Five finalists have been selected for The Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award sponsored by The Metropreneur and Rotary District 6690. Each social enterprise will have the opportunity to give a brief presentation on their mission at aspire2015. The event will celebrate and educate business owners...
October 20th, 2015 | News | Read More