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Winners chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Winners chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
The first Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards were held May 23, 2013 at the Gateway Film Center. Nearly 100 Rotarians voted on the winners from this year’s six finalists: Billy Two Shoes; CivitasNow; Freedom a la Cart; Freshbox Catering; Fulcrum Creatives; and The Greener Grocer. Billy...
June 4th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Alternative Fashion Mob Gives Clothing Design Entrepreneurs a Boost

Alternative Fashion Mob Gives Clothing Design Entrepreneurs a Boost
Columbus was recently ranked as the #3 US city for fashion (falling only behind New York and Los Angeles), with over 500 fashion design professionals employed here by large companies including The Limited, Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Express and several others. While that statistic...
June 3rd, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Hotcards Columbus Rebrands as Fireball Press

Hotcards Columbus Rebrands as Fireball Press
The owners of HotcardsColumbus revealed on Thursday a rebranding effort and name change to Fireball Press. The new name for the Columbus printing business reflects a separation from their Cleveland-based parent company, which was sold to new owners in November last year. “We decided to go a different...
June 2nd, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Business Author Ed Paulson to Speak in Worthington

Business Author Ed Paulson to Speak in Worthington
Ed Paulson, author of the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Starting Your Own Business, will be speaking at the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday, June 3rd from 7pm to 9pm. Paulson will be sharing tips and strategies for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Paulson himself has...
June 1st, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Fulcrum Creatives Relaunch Online Presence

Fulcrum Creatives Relaunch Online Presence
Local branding and design firm Fulcrum Creatives are celebrating their 11th anniversary with the relaunch of their website and online presence. Since their founding in 2002, Fulcrum has focused on not-for-profit and socially conscious organizations, and their new materials continue to highlight this...
May 31st, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

MyTouch makes it possible to pay with your fingerprint

MyTouch makes it possible to pay with your fingerprint
MyTouch puts payment at your fingertips− literally. Developed at TechColumbus, MyTouch converts a user’s 16-digit credit card number to a unique algorithm that only MyTouch readers can uncode using biometric fingerprint technology. Though the technology isn’t new −in fact, several...
May 30th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Venture Highway offers finance course aimed at creatives

Venture Highway offers finance course aimed at creatives
A new online course from Venture Highway is designed to teach accounting and financial concepts to a growing creative class of entrepreneurs who don’t have a finance or business school background. The curriculum for the course, The Art of Finance, builds on the material introduced in Venture Highway’s...
May 29th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Dynamit expanding headquarters, hiring 30 people in the next 3 years

Dynamit expanding headquarters, hiring 30 people in the next 3 years
Dynamit has announced plans to relocate to a larger office and create 30 new jobs in the next three years. The data, design and technology company is currently located in a 5,000-square-foot office at 300 Marconi Blvd. in the Arena District. The new 9,300-square-foot office is next door at 274 Marconi Blvd. GRA+D...
May 29th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More