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Food Trucks: Not Just A Seasonal Business

Food Trucks: Not Just A Seasonal Business
As the summer sizzle begins to cool off, restaurateurs look for ways to welcome the coming cold months by incorporating the winter season into their business model. Perhaps they will begin to offer more seasonal items like hearty comfort food to take customer’s minds of the impending winterapocalypse....
October 23rd, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Local Video Game Developers to Gather for Industry Conference

Local Video Game Developers to Gather for Industry Conference
The second annual Ohio Game Developer Expo (OGDE) takes place this weekend at COSI following a very successful debut last year at the Ohio Union. Event coordinator Chris Volpe said that the original goal was to gather 50 local industry professionals and startups, but the event ended up attracting around...
October 22nd, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Center for Social Enterprise Development Offers Resources for Building Social Enterprises in Central Ohio

Center for Social Enterprise Development Offers Resources for Building Social Enterprises in Central Ohio
Applying for grants and pitching to investors are two very different processes, but an increasing number of non-profit leaders are finding themselves in a positions where they need to understand both thanks to the rise of social enterprises. Social enterprises take business ideas that complement a non-profit’s...
October 22nd, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Amp Speaker Case Turns iPads Into Theatrical Experience

Amp Speaker Case Turns iPads Into Theatrical Experience
If there is one area for improvement on the iPad, it’s probably sound quality. While the device obviously has sound, it’s not optimized for hearing things from far away or group viewing experiences, only limiting its list of uses. OIO is out to change that with Amp, a sleek speaker system...
October 21st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Harper Engraving & Printing a Columbus Mainstay for Over 123 Years

Harper Engraving & Printing a Columbus Mainstay for Over 123 Years
Harper Engraving & Printing was officially established in 1891 to produce personalized stationery for the growing Columbus social market. Things have changed just a bit since with texts, emails and our near-constant forms of electronic communication, but despite the changing tides, the company’s...
October 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: The Smithery Offers Handcrafted Gifts, Showcasing the Process of Making It

At Work: The Smithery Offers Handcrafted Gifts, Showcasing the Process of Making It
Sometimes it feels like every career-move you make has led to one thing. For Anne Holman and Jen Townsend, that culminating event is opening the doors to The Smithery this Saturday, October 18th in Grandview. Anne Holman and Jen Townsend — Photo by Angela Fortin Studio Photography. “I had an...
October 17th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

Signs You’ve Got A Lawyer You Can Trust

Signs You’ve Got A Lawyer You Can Trust
I often write about how to be a smart legal consumer, and an important part of that is finding a lawyer you can trust. I don’t mean “trust” in the sense of being dishonest with you or your money, because I think it is a very short list of lawyers you cannot trust in that sense. Rather, I mean trust...
October 16th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Hemp & Honey Plus Building Awareness of Industrial Hemp Through Unique Body Care Line

Hemp & Honey Plus Building Awareness of Industrial Hemp Through Unique Body Care Line
People think a lot of things when you say hemp, mostly its association with marijuana. It might not be the first thing you would expect to find in quality beauty and skin care products, but hemp seed oil is actually quite good for the skin. Hemp seed oil, and the coveted Manuka honey, are at the center...
October 15th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More