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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

Columbus-Based Greeting Card Studio Design with Heart Celebrating Universal Love

Columbus-Based Greeting Card Studio Design with Heart Celebrating Universal Love
A simple but powerful phrase serves as the inspiration for new greeting card studio Design with Heart. Love is Love. Period. A successful graphic designer with over 25 years of experience and a serious list of accolades, Jason Bradley-Krauss is the creator of the made and manufactured in Columbus inclusive...
July 29th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Eclection Offering Modern Furniture at an Affordable Price

Eclection Offering Modern Furniture at an Affordable Price
Making your home look like a Pinterest board is no small or inexpensive feat, but thanks to Gahanna-based furniture store Eclection, it just got a little easier. “We purchase overstocks, closeouts and returns from online retailers,” says Josh Bernthold, a jack-of-all-trades in the family-owned...
July 28th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Handmade Ohio Connecting Artisans with Retailers

Handmade Ohio Connecting Artisans with Retailers
Ohio pride. Ohio artisans. Ohio products. A new wholesale catalog from Wholly Craft Owner Olivera Bratich is connecting all three. Handmade Ohio aims to get more Ohio artisans in more shops across the state, showing their pride through their products. “One consist thing I’ve seen is a lot of...
July 27th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

InvestX Opening Private Equity Market for Retail Investors

InvestX Opening Private Equity Market for Retail Investors
The world of investing has long been a venture reserved for a very small sect of individuals. But several SEC rulings over the past few years have largely democratized the space, opening the door for everything from crowdfunding to the likes of Columbus-Canada joint venture InvestX. “We aggregate...
July 24th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More