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Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program
Franklin University is debuting a new Entrepreneurship Degree program this fall, teaching students the formal processes required to build a business. Program Chair Terry Boyd Franklin sees three main targets for the program. It’s not only for students who want to learn how to launch their own businesses,...
August 15th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists

Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists
Creating a space where artists can feature their work, Wild Mind Entertainment provides a subscription-based platform for independent shows, films, and by the end of the summer, music. CEO and Primary Catalyst Eliah Thomas, along with Chief Strategy and Technical Officer Dontae Brodie, launched the...
August 14th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Oilerie Columbus Features Variety of Imported Olive Oils

The Oilerie Columbus Features Variety of Imported Olive Oils
Providing a unique alternative to that housewarming bottle of wine, or basic wedding present, The Oilerie Columbus at 1409 Grandview Ave. provides a range of 30 imported olive oils and balsamic vinegars. “All the olive oils and vinegars come to us directly from Italy,” Owner Nathan Laslow...
August 13th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position
When Councilmember A. Troy Miller and other city council members, along with 30 small businesses, met for a roundtable discussing opinions, insights and recommendations of small business, one thing was clear. Small businesses needed an advocate. In response, Ryan Schick has become the city’s small...
August 12th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Agenda Columbus Utilizing Local Partners for Premium Events

Agenda Columbus Utilizing Local Partners for Premium Events
A new event planning and project design company utilizing all local businesses will launch this fall. Agenda Columbus CEO Jaquelyn Morbitzer is creating a carefully curated go-to list of local businesses to partner with for all types of events. “It’s your standard not so standard event planning...
August 11th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

ECDI Celebrates Milestones

ECDI Celebrates Milestones
Continuing their support of the small business community in Columbus, ECDI is celebrating several impressive accomplishments, from anniversaries to events to awards. Food Fort Food Truck Fest Tomorrow Tomorrow, Saturday, August 9, the Food Fort powered by ECDI will hold its first ever Food Truck Festival...
August 8th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Back to Financial School

Back to Financial School
As back-to-school season approaches, students of all ages are heading back to further their education. This season is also the perfect time for small business owners to brush up on financial lessons that are essential for the success of your business. Below are four websites full of resources that will...
August 7th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Ways Networking Pays Off When You’re Raising Capital

5 Ways Networking Pays Off When You’re Raising Capital
“We have deep depth.” – Yogi Berra This is the seventh article in our Capital Access series. We began when last winter’s snow was deep on the ground. Our first topics were heavy lifting ones. We talked about the financial side of raising capital—matching milestones to capital needs, being...
August 6th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More