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Back to Financial School

Back to Financial School
As back-to-school season approaches, students of all ages are heading back to further their education. This season is also the perfect time for small business owners to brush up on financial lessons that are essential for the success of your business. Below are four websites full of resources that will...
August 7th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Ways Networking Pays Off When You’re Raising Capital

5 Ways Networking Pays Off When You’re Raising Capital
“We have deep depth.” – Yogi Berra This is the seventh article in our Capital Access series. We began when last winter’s snow was deep on the ground. Our first topics were heavy lifting ones. We talked about the financial side of raising capital—matching milestones to capital needs, being...
August 6th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Basecraft Talks First-Year Success, Plans Expansion

Basecraft Talks First-Year Success, Plans Expansion
After opening up shop downtown last year, creative brand agency Basecraft has found rapid success. Adding creatives and clients, the firm is poised for long-term success. “We’ve been very fortunate,” says Founder Chris Hamrick. The company has experienced continuous, month-over-month growth...
August 5th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – August 2014 Edition

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – August 2014 Edition
From food to fun to personal protection, August brings a new round of crowdfunding campaigns to Columbus. Keep reading to learn more about these five promising projects. Garage Beacon – Control your garage door with your phone. Garage Beacon takes your garage door opener and puts it on your phone....
August 4th, 2014 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

Capital Crossroads SID Announces Video Contest for Downtown Office Space

Capital Crossroads SID Announces Video Contest for Downtown Office Space
If downtown is where you want your business to be, Capital Crossroads SID is announcing a video contest in which local businesses will compete for $10,000 towards an office lease within the district. “The SID offers downtown businesses a lot of support, from the time they start looking at space...
August 1st, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

DMG Concierge Offering NYC-Style Services in Columbus

DMG Concierge Offering NYC-Style Services in Columbus
Concierge service is normally associated with million dollar listings and luxury NYC apartments, but one Columbus business is making the convenience  accessible at an affordable price point. With clients in Upper Arlington to Worthington, from Short North to Grandview and Downtown, Dina Giddens is making...
July 31st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Chamber Releases Small Business Workforce Survey Results

Columbus Chamber Releases Small Business Workforce Survey Results
Yesterday The Metropreneur took a big-picture look at what small businesses across the nation think about Columbus, and today’s feature takes a deeper look at what local owners think about the small-business workforce in Central Ohio through a survey conducted by the Columbus Chamber. Commissioned...
July 30th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs
A Thumbtack.com survey of over 12,000 small businesses across the country revealed that Columbus earns an “A+” when it comes to training and networking programs. “Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and Columbus is making...
July 29th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More