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Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark
Your brand embodies the entire goodwill of your business. Put out a quality product or service in connection with using your trademark and you will develop a loyal customer following. For example, consumers familiar with Apple’s past products will line up for hours just for the chance to get the latest...
April 16th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

At Work: Roto’s Creative Space on Discovery Boulevard

At Work: Roto’s Creative Space on Discovery Boulevard
There are times when new companies are born out of existing ones. That was how the existence of Roto, a local exhibit design and production firm specializing in interactive exhibits and environments in the museum & entertainment industry came to be. “Roto is led by a team of six principals...
April 15th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

Middle West Spirits Expanding with More Production Space

Middle West Spirits Expanding with More Production Space
Locally-based Middle West Spirits has seen much success in its first five years on the market, and is ready to ramp up production to the next level by adding a second production facility to the business. The new 23,000 square foot building is located in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood, just east of the...
April 14th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Robert Mason Adds New Investors to Expand Operation

Robert Mason Adds New Investors to Expand Operation
Two new investors and board members will help spur the rapid growth of high-end office supply company Robert Mason. Brett Kaufman, CEO of Kaufman Development, and entrepreneur Jeff Wilkins will join Founder Robert Grimmett in efforts to bring back the store’s retail presence in Columbus. “I...
April 14th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

SunDown RunDown Introducing Investor Relationship Management Software EquiTRAC

SunDown RunDown Introducing Investor Relationship Management Software EquiTRAC
While seemingly everywhere now, crowdfunding is a pretty new concept, and SEC rulings are always changing the game. SEC rulings not only dictate how crowdfunding operates, but how startups can raise funds in general. First, the end of the solicitation ban in September 2013 meant startups could publicly...
April 13th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Sugardaddy’s Bringing Retail Presence Back in Unique Way

Sugardaddy’s Bringing Retail Presence Back in Unique Way
When Dan and Lisa Anglim purchased Columbus brownie empire Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties in November of 2013, they got a little more than they bargained for. Right away, they lost their retail storefront at Easton when the shopping center decided to go a different direction. Then there was the...
April 10th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Entrepreneurs and Advocates Connect at Startup Storytellers

Entrepreneurs and Advocates Connect at Startup Storytellers
Thursday, March 26 marked the first edition of Startup Storytellers. The biannual event series, organized by CivicHacks Columbus and sponsored by CleanTurn, builds an ecosystem for startups and advocates to share stories and foster support. Three entrepreneurs took the stage accompanied by CivicHacks...
April 9th, 2015 | Event Reviews | Read More

Basecraft Expanding with NYC Office

Basecraft Expanding with NYC Office
Columbus-based Basecraft is taking their success on the road, announcing a second office in SoHo in New York City. The new office will look to replicate the success the creative branding firm has experienced in Central Ohio, projecting to add 15 NYC-based employees in a two-year span, a growth pattern...
April 8th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More