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cbuzz Episode 03: Ryan Vesler of Homage

cbuzz Episode 03: Ryan Vesler of Homage
Chances are if you don’t already own the script Ohio shirt from Homage yourself, you know somebody that does. The shirt has become a beacon for fellow Ohioans, showing off state pride to school loyalty – and that’s just the way Founder Ryan Vesler intended. Vesler’s life has largely...
August 10th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Young Entrepreneur & Farmer Building Budding Mushroom Business

Young Entrepreneur & Farmer Building Budding Mushroom Business
It’s never too early to become an entrepreneur. No story makes that more apparent than that of seven-year-old Te’Lario Watkins. Mushrooms are this little man’s business. At his first Cub Scout meeting, Te’Lario planted some grass and basil and was eager to keep a very watchful...
August 7th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Tackle Your Finances this Fall

Tackle Your Finances this Fall
As a small business owner, keeping your finances organized may just be another item on your already-packed to-do list. But by taking a few extra steps this fall, you can stay on top of your financial tasks without all the stress. Take a cue from the game this football season to have your finances organized...
August 6th, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

OrangeBoy Specializing in Data-Driven Customer Insights

OrangeBoy Specializing in Data-Driven Customer Insights
Customers are everything to a business. Knowing who your customer is can be a challenge in itself, but having targeted analytics about your customer base – that’s invaluable. Columbus-based OrangeBoy has been helping their clients gain a deeper understanding of their audience and turn that...
August 5th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Small Business Majority Advocating for Businesses in Matters of Public Policy

Small Business Majority Advocating for Businesses in Matters of Public Policy
Small businesses employ 43 million people in the U.S. That’s over half of the nation’s jobs. While small businesses and the self-employed make up such a large part of the workforce, these business owners often don’t feel they have the voice to affect public policy, nor the time or resources...
August 4th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – August 2015

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – August 2015
Last month was an intense and competitive one for crowdfunding in Columbus. Several campaigns didn’t quite hit their goals or were canceled altogether. Will this month’s group fair better? August brings a young farmer that proves entrepreneurship is for any age. Clintonville residents should...
August 3rd, 2015 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

At Work: Custom Bus Conversions by Creative Mobile Interiors

At Work: Custom Bus Conversions by Creative Mobile Interiors
Working in a business providing a custom product can be a very rewarding career. Creative Mobile Interiors (CMI) has been in the custom bus conversion industry since 1999, when the company was started by Owen Connaughton. Connaughton had been working for a company that started when the industry was...
July 31st, 2015 | At Work | Read More

Yokel Looks to Elevate Travelers’ Experiences of Columbus

Yokel Looks to Elevate Travelers’ Experiences of Columbus
One of the best parts about traveling is finding those hidden local gems in every city you visit. Sites like Yelp or TripAdvisor will get you close, but what if you could actually speak one-on-one with someone who knows the ins, outs and what’s happenings of the city? New platform Yokel looks to...
July 30th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More