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Growing Your Small Business into a Blossoming Success

Growing Your Small Business into a Blossoming Success
Spring is the season for fresh beginnings. Like any growing thing, the seed of a small business requires nourishment to bloom. Developing a feasible organization calls for strategic attention and tender care. Professionals should prepare for the details that determine the start of a business, as well...
April 7th, 2016 | $traight Talk | Read More

Columbus Startup Week Returns May 2 – 6

Columbus Startup Week Returns May 2 – 6
A five-day celebration of all things startup, Columbus Startup Week returns May 2 – 6, 2016. Vue, 95 Liberty St., in the Brewery District will serve as the basecamp for the 90 plus events taking on topics from social enterprise to technology. The inclusive week features programming for startups...
April 6th, 2016 | News | Read More

Pocket Produce Bringing Grab-and-Go Concept to Clintonville

Pocket Produce Bringing Grab-and-Go Concept to Clintonville
Convenient and healthy. No two words probably better describe current food trends. Pocket Produce will check off both of those boxes when it opens at 3496 N. High St. in Clintonville this spring with a menu focused on nutritionally-dense, whole-meal salads. Being a busy working mom, Founder Natalie...
April 5th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2016

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2016
March proved to be another rough month for business Crowdfunding in Columbus. For the second month in a row, none of the featured campaigns hit their goal. Those numbers also mean it might be time to change things up… Starting this month, we’re slimming down the campaigns included in the...
April 4th, 2016 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent

Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent
More than 30 years ago, Ohio Wildlife Center founder and veterinarian Dr. Burton recognized a need to rehabilitate injured wildlife species. Today, the Ohio Wildlife Center treats as many as 5,000 animals annually. As development displaces many species from their natural habitats, Ohio’s wildlife is...
April 1st, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

How to Navigate Finding Office Space as a Small Business

How to Navigate Finding Office Space as a Small Business
Business is great. You’re growing, hiring more employees…running out of office space. New digs would have been nice – yesterday. Although it is one of a business’ biggest monthly expenses, office space tends to be a secondary thought. “It should be something you are considering...
March 31st, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support, How-To Guides | Read More

Microlending Platform Kiva Receives Support from City

Microlending Platform Kiva Receives Support from City
A recent string of investments and endorsements is putting Columbus that much closer to earning its official designation as a Kiva City. Since July of 2015, Reese Neader has been bringing a local presence to the microlending site based in San Francisco. Neader’s job has been to build awareness...
March 30th, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th
If you’re thinking about launching a crowdfunding campaign in 2016, then you’ll want to make sure you implement the best practices shared at an upcoming panel hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Club on April 5th. “Crowdfunding Boom or Bust?” is the name of the discussion, which...
March 29th, 2016 | Announcements, Upcoming Events | Read More