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2014 Best New Startup: Hot Chicken Takeover

2014 Best New Startup: Hot Chicken Takeover
Saying it’s been a big year for Hot Chicken Takeover is almost an understatement. From a pop-up location in Olde Towne East, to a winter home inside the North Market, and a successful Kickstarter campaign that means HCT on the go, the spicy chicken that started with a loyal cult following is growing...
December 25th, 2014 | News | Read More

National Federation of Independent Business Advocating for Small Businesses

National Federation of Independent Business Advocating for Small Businesses
There is a significant amount of legislation that affects small business owners. Researching, understanding and making sense of it all takes time – time small business owners normally don’t have. That’s where the National Federation of Independent Business comes in. With a mission to...
December 24th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

2014 Entrepreneur of the Year: Mikey Sorboro

2014 Entrepreneur of the Year: Mikey Sorboro
Mikey’s Late Night Slice Owner Mikey Sorboro tops the list as 2014 entrepreneur of the year. The by-the-slice pizza has become a late-night staple, growing from its original Short North location at 1030 N. High St. to Clintonville, Grandview, Park Street and Columbus Commons locations, along with...
December 23rd, 2014 | News | Read More

Urban Emporium Offers New Brick-and-Mortar-Space for Local Artisans

Urban Emporium Offers New Brick-and-Mortar-Space for Local Artisans
When you are a small local artisan, it’s often difficult to justify a brick-and-mortar location just for yourself. Enter stores like Celebrate Local or State & Third that house a number of small local vendors all in one place. Come late January, Urban Emporium in Bexley will be joining the...
December 22nd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Art With Anna Offers Art Oasis for Children and Adults

Art With Anna Offers Art Oasis for Children and Adults
Whether you haven’t picked up a paint brush in 20 plus years or have a youngster that loves art, there’s a little something for everybody at Art With Anna. The Bexley art studio recently expanded to a new home at 420 N Cassady Ave. and has added a storefront with art supplies and locally...
December 19th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Turn It On, Turn It Up, Get Sued: Playing Music in Your Place of Business

Turn It On, Turn It Up, Get Sued: Playing Music in Your Place of Business
Do you want to create a unique atmosphere for your business, or even just provide some background music for your customers while they browse? Maybe you, or one of your employees, went out and bought some CDs, or legally downloaded some songs from iTunes onto an MP3 player, and now you want to play that...
December 18th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Short North CPA Educating Entrepreneurs About Taxes

Short North CPA Educating Entrepreneurs About Taxes
“Tax”¬†is¬†dreaded and unwelcome word for most, but not for Doug Smith. The certified public accountant, certified internal auditor and certified fraud examiner is the one-man operation that is the Short North CPA. Smith not only wants to do your taxes, but he’s striving to share his...
December 17th, 2014 | News | Read More

Behind the Scenes: BiBiBop

Behind the Scenes: BiBiBop
There’s a growing trend of fast-casual design-your-own-meal restaurants, Chipotle, Piada and as of August 2013, BiBiBiop is populating the Columbus landscape with four locations across the city in less than a year and a half. The Korean-inspired chain takes a spin on a classic dish, offering a...
December 16th, 2014 | Behind the Scenes | Read More