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45 Central Ohio Companies Make Inc. 5000

45 Central Ohio Companies Make Inc. 5000
Forty-five Central Ohio Companies have been named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the U.S. Columbus boasts five companies in the top 500. Highest on the list is RevLocal, ranking at 108. Experiencing a three-year growth of 3,342 percent, the company helps businesses...
August 27th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Sculptify Shaking Up 3D Printing Industry

Sculptify Shaking Up 3D Printing Industry
3D printing is a rapidly growing industry and one in which the possibilities of what can be printed seemingly expand every day. Columbus-based Sculptify is upping the ante with their pelletized material 3D printer. “We started talking about how limiting the technology was and how powerful it could...
August 26th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Beam Technologies Receives Investment from Drive Capital, Relocates to Columbus

Beam Technologies Receives Investment from Drive Capital, Relocates to Columbus
Drive Capital’s latest portfolio company is relocating to Columbus and has a unique niche in the technology industry. Beam Technologies focuses on dental technology and dental-related data. The product they are most known for that serves as the fundamental building block of the company is a smartphone...
August 25th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Ibel Agency in Short North

At Work: Ibel Agency in Short North
The space at 1055 N. High St. in the Short North has been through a number of changes. First it was a gas station, then a warehouse for a doctor’s hospital. Then Rebecca Ibel turned it into her gallery space, but now it’s home to Ibel Agency. Sebastian Ibel is president of the agency that...
August 22nd, 2014 | At Work | Read More

Don’t Monkey Around With Your Intellectual Property

Don’t Monkey Around With Your Intellectual Property
If a monkey sitting at a typewriter hammers out a top-selling spy novel, who owns the copyright? The monkey? The owner of the typewriter? Or no one? While a similar question in a recent case has the intellectual property world going bananas, the question also raises practical considerations for every...
August 21st, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North

Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North
Short North is one of the most vibrant areas of Columbus, full of unique boutiques with highly visual storefronts. Through the eyes of a visual merchandising expert, CEO and Co-Founder of Zen Genius Joe Baer explores the neighborhood in his new book, The Art of Visual Merchandising: Short North.  “I think...
August 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces
What started as an interest has now become a business. Tarik Yousef is the master woodcrafter behind T.Y. Fine Furniture. Each piece of solid wood furniture is designed by Yousef from the ground up. “We have custom furniture, which is kind of where we started, and we have our furniture collections,”...
August 19th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph
Columbus-based venture Capital Firm Drive Capital is headed to a new space in the Short North. The firm will occupy 11,000 square feet of the newly constructed Joseph office building. The new space will be about double the square footage of Drive Capital’s current Arena District office. “We...
August 18th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More