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Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent

Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent
More than 30 years ago, Ohio Wildlife Center founder and veterinarian Dr. Burton recognized a need to rehabilitate injured wildlife species. Today, the Ohio Wildlife Center treats as many as 5,000 animals annually. As development displaces many species from their natural habitats, Ohio’s wildlife is...
April 1st, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

How to Navigate Finding Office Space as a Small Business

How to Navigate Finding Office Space as a Small Business
Business is great. You’re growing, hiring more employees…running out of office space. New digs would have been nice – yesterday. Although it is one of a business’ biggest monthly expenses, office space tends to be a secondary thought. “It should be something you are considering...
March 31st, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support, How-To Guides | Read More

Microlending Platform Kiva Receives Support from City

Microlending Platform Kiva Receives Support from City
A recent string of investments and endorsements is putting Columbus that much closer to earning its official designation as a Kiva City. Since July of 2015, Reese Neader has been bringing a local presence to the microlending site based in San Francisco. Neader’s job has been to build awareness...
March 30th, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th
If you’re thinking about launching a crowdfunding campaign in 2016, then you’ll want to make sure you implement the best practices shared at an upcoming panel hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Club on April 5th. “Crowdfunding Boom or Bust?” is the name of the discussion, which...
March 29th, 2016 | Announcements, Upcoming Events | Read More

Schiff Debt Recovery Group Bringing Proficiency and Professionalism to Collections

Schiff Debt Recovery Group Bringing Proficiency and Professionalism to Collections
Jared Schiff often asks his clients, “Would you rather have a large piece of something, or the whole piece of nothing?” When it comes to the debts he helps his clients collect as president of Schiff Debt Recovery Group, the answer is always something. Schiff has been in collections for eight...
March 29th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Tail Wags Playground Opens Columbus’ First Indoor Dog Park

Tail Wags Playground Opens Columbus’ First Indoor Dog Park
Good news for dog owners. Columbus is welcoming its first indoor dog park. Tail Wags Playground recently opened at 1010 W. Fifth Ave. in Fifth by Northwest offering 7,500 square feet of pup play space. Tail Wags’ ample off-leash play area with toys, agility equipment and supervision is available...
March 28th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Making Midwest Highlighting Creative Force of the Region

Making Midwest Highlighting Creative Force of the Region
Knowing that he could start something of his own in Columbus brought Matt Vojacek to the city. And now that he’s here, the entrepreneur is banding together the best creative minds of the Midwest to make a statement. “Making Midwest is not a networking event, nor is it a conference — it...
March 25th, 2016 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Changing the Landscape of Healthy Eating

Changing the Landscape of Healthy Eating
“That’s my thing,” Jennifer Cuevas tells me, “I like to make meals and invite friends over and then at the end tell them it was gluten, grain and soy free.” Cuevas, owner and operator of The Gluten & Grain Free Gourmet, has an obvious passion for healthy eating born out of a personal struggle...
March 24th, 2016 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More