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Franklin First County to Invest in Ohio Main Street Program

Franklin First County to Invest in Ohio Main Street Program
A new economic development initiative approved by the Franklin County Commissioners will work to preserve and revitalize historic downtowns across Franklin County. The program, Downtown Works, allocates $54,175 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money for downtowns to partner with Heritage...
July 17th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

10 Tips When Being Deposed And What to Expect

10 Tips When Being Deposed And What to Expect
A deposition is pre-trial testimony used in the discovery phase of litigation. At this stage, the attorneys are gathering information and facts as they prepare their cases for trial. It is similar to giving testimony in court because it is given under oath, and an attorney or attorneys will ask you questions....
July 16th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

City Council Holds Small & Minority Business Development Committee Hearing

City Council Holds Small & Minority Business Development Committee Hearing
On Thursday, July 9, Columbus City Council held a hearing to discuss resources available for small and minority businesses in Columbus. Choosing a small businesses as the location, city council members and resource providers gathered at the Roosevelt Coffee house at 300 E. Long St. Councilmember Shannon...
July 15th, 2015 | Event Reviews | Read More

Columbus Working Towards Kiva City Designation

Columbus Working Towards Kiva City Designation
Most people think of Kiva as the microlending platform for entrepreneurs in developing countries. However, a new program is bringing the platform stateside with Kiva Zip. Reese Neader has been tapped as Columbus’s first Kiva Fellow and will spend the next 12 months building awareness around the...
July 14th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

cbuzz Episode 02: Mikey Sorboro of Late Night Slice

cbuzz Episode 02: Mikey Sorboro of Late Night Slice
What do pedicabs, pizzas, bars and diapers all have in common? They are all entrepreneurial ventures of Mikey Sorboro who has been putting the Mikey in Mikey’s Late Night Slice for nearly six years. Sorboro’s Columbus pizza empire now includes three trucks, seven locations and soon, a full-service...
July 13th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Improveit! 360’s Software Platform Aims to Increase Sales for Home Remodelers

Improveit! 360’s Software Platform Aims to Increase Sales for Home Remodelers
Anybody who has ever held a sales job knows just how difficult tracking multiple leads can be. Organization is key, and even then it’s all too easy for leads to get lost in the shuffle. Columbus-based improveit! 360 has developed a software as a service (SaaS) platform for home remodelers to never...
July 10th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Don’t forget about YP2s: Why You Should Consider Hiring Young Professional Parents

Don’t forget about YP2s: Why You Should Consider Hiring Young Professional Parents
It seems almost daily we see companies, city leaders and economic developers talk about the importance of attracting and retaining Young Professionals, also known as YPs. These organizations are trying to figure out ways to retain the YPs. Economic developers plan more shopping destinations and dining...
July 9th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Root 23 Handcrafting All-Natural, Flavorful Simple Syrups

Root 23 Handcrafting All-Natural, Flavorful Simple Syrups
Even the healthiest of eaters go for a splurge from time to time. And sometimes that splurge is alcohol. A new simple syrup company aims to give that guilty-pleasure cocktail the healthiest twist possible. Columbus-based Root 23 is simmering a line of handcrafted simple syrups packed with locally sourced...
July 8th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More