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Bearded Woodcraft Handcrafting Wood Wallets

Bearded Woodcraft Handcrafting Wood Wallets
Wood wallets? Bearded Woodcraft owner John Beard is used to the eyebrows that his company’s main product can raise, but he’s finding a market for the slender, hand-crafted wallets. “Everybody always says wood wallets with a question mark on the end,” Beard says. But once they...
June 23rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Sweet Simpliciteas Opens Downtown Shop With Support from Entrepreneur Program

Sweet Simpliciteas Opens Downtown Shop With Support from Entrepreneur Program
A recent addition to the Downtown Columbus landscape is serving dessert teas from a storefront, promoting itself as a convenient location for people working downtown to grab lunch on the go accompanied by flavored teas, hot or iced. Located on 259 S. Third St., Sweet Simpliciteas prides itself of its...
June 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

ECDI Launches Fifth Third Learning Lab

ECDI Launches Fifth Third Learning Lab
The ECDI is celebrating the grand opening of the Fifth Third Learning Lab. In partnership with the bank, ECDI created a state-of-the-art training facility located at 1611 Old Leonard Ave., adjacent to their Columbus office, the will provide space for their host of training programs. “The Fifth Third...
June 20th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Purchasing Services: Things to Look for In Your Contract

Purchasing Services:  Things to Look for In Your Contract
I was reviewing a contract for a client recently that reminded me of several items I have addressed in these columns – when to call your lawyer, what to look for in a contract, the importance of not blindly signing form contracts, and how to choose the right team to address your insurance needs. It...
June 19th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

CredHive Doubles in Size, Earns Spot as TechColumbus Portfolio Company

CredHive Doubles in Size, Earns Spot as TechColumbus Portfolio Company
After launching earlier this year, anonymous job search platform, CredHive, is finding rapid success. By helping candidates emphasize their experience in a more personal way than a resume, “We’ve doubled across the board in the last month,” says CredHive Founder and CEO Tracey Parsons....
June 18th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Olentangy Paddle Brings Kayak Rentals to the River

Olentangy Paddle Brings Kayak Rentals to the River
The removal of the 5th Avenue dam along the Olentangy River is giving rise to new business. Olentangy Paddle is offering kayak and canoe rentals for a 3.6 mile stroll down the Olentangy. Filling what owner Lisa Daris describes as a pent-up demand, the company made its first run on Mother’s Day...
June 17th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Dynamit’s New Creative Workspace

At Work: Dynamit’s New Creative Workspace
Going into business with friends can be a challenge, but for Nick Seguin, Matt Dopkiss, and Bobby Whitman, they have seen their company Dynamit grow from their partnership to a company with 46 full-time employees and a 9,300 square-foot office space. Dopkiss, CEO, and Whitman, COO, were both in a PhD...
June 16th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

Tigertree Launching Mobile Retail Truck

Tigertree Launching Mobile Retail Truck
Short North boutique, Tigertree, is expanding with a mobile retail truck scheduled to be cruising the streets of Columbus within the next month. The truck will house Tigertree’s unique mix of cards, gifts, accessories, apothecary and home decor similar to what’s found in the brick-and-mortar...
June 13th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More