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Salt Mines Device Lab Provides Free Testing Environment

Salt Mines Device Lab Provides Free Testing Environment
Imagine being able to test your new website or application on about any device you can imagine – for free. Clintonville coworking space, The Salt Mines, houses one of the few free device labs across the U.S. “If you’re testing a website or a native app, there’s a lot of stuff you can...
April 4th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Three Tips to Make Payroll Easier

Three Tips to Make Payroll Easier
In addition to your daily duties as a small business owner, you know that there are many monthly financial tasks, such as doing payroll or logging mileage, that can be time consuming. Whether you’re just starting your business, hiring your first employee or can’t keep up with payroll tax changes,...
April 3rd, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

Due Diligence: A Mindset that Prepares Startups to Succeed

Due Diligence: A Mindset that Prepares Startups to Succeed
“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” – Yogi Berra I’m a baseball fan. After this seemingly endless winter, it was so great to finally reach Opening Day. As I was watching clips from some of the games, it hit me that baseball and entrepreneurship...
April 2nd, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Grandview Shop Focuses on Nature

Grandview Shop Focuses on Nature
Nestled on bustling Grandview avenue is a little piece of nature. Accent on Nature, 1435. Gradview Ave., creates a unique retail storefront highlighting the beauty of our natural world. “We concentrate on all things natural,” store owner Angela Zeigler says. Accent on Nature carries rocks,...
April 1st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Willowbeez Soulveg Serves Up Vegetarian Soul Food

Willowbeez Soulveg Serves Up Vegetarian Soul Food
If you’ve been to the 400 W. Rich Farmers Market you’ve probably noticed the lines at Willowbeez Soulveg. Carnell Willoughby cooks up the vegetarian and vegan soul food that has become a hit with the market crowd. When it’s affordable and available Willoughby uses local produce to create...
March 31st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Seeking nominees for 2014 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking nominees for 2014 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
March 28th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Local Creatives Pen Book to Help Others Start Their Businesses

Local Creatives Pen Book to Help Others Start Their Businesses
Starting a business is full of learning experiences. Some decisions are good, some are bad and some you may never understand why you made, but two local creatives with a thriving business are aiming to help fellow artisans take some of the guesswork out of the process. These are Things founders Jen...
March 28th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Food Fort’s First Annual Showcase A Resounding Success

The Food Fort’s First Annual Showcase A Resounding Success
From zesty chipotle sliders to decadent blackberry sage donuts, The Food Fort’s first annual showcase attracted hundreds of hungry attendees eager for an introduction to the diversely talented “foodie-preneurs” that call The Food Fort Home. “We spent months coordinating so many moving parts,”...
March 27th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More