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Ohio Third Frontier approves $200K for Founders Factory

Ohio Third Frontier approves $200K for Founders Factory
The Ohio Third Frontier Commission yesterday approved $3.6 million for several projects, including funding for the Founders Factory. Upon Controlling Board approval, Columbus-based Founders Factory will be awarded $200,000 from Ohio’s New Entrepreneurs Fund to support 10 teams of entrepreneurs...
February 14th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Seeking nominees for 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking nominees for 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
February 14th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Responsive & Adaptive: Two Web Terms You Should Know

Responsive & Adaptive: Two Web Terms You Should Know
The web moves quickly. You start getting used to new terminology, techniques and technology, and before you know it, what you know is so last week. Two terms you are already hearing a lot about −and can expect to hear even more about− are “responsive” and “adaptive.” Although...
February 13th, 2013 | Your Digital Business | Read More

PAUL app delivers fast access to mobile video

PAUL app delivers fast access to mobile video
Despite problems with buffering, tablets and smartphones are morphing into portable televisions. In fact, Cisco contends that two-thirds of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video by 2017 and, as screens grow and 4G and LTE become more readily available, mobile video viewing will skyrocket. Sounds...
February 12th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Petit Green experiences growth thanks to concierge gift registry

Petit Green experiences growth thanks to concierge gift registry
Since Petit Green began offering a concierge gift registry, its registry business has jumped 19 percent and additional double-digit growth is expected in 2013. Located at Polaris Fashion Place, Petit Green offers a variety of products for babies and children −from strollers and bedding to toys and...
February 11th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

X Squared Angels to invest in women-led companies in Ohio and beyond

X Squared Angels to invest in women-led companies in Ohio and beyond
After meeting members of New York-based Golden Seeds, Carol Clark became intrigued with its strategy of investing in women-led businesses, and decided Ohio needed a similar resource. Clark then began rounding up established local investors, and 15 of them committed to becoming members of her angel group,...
February 8th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Cash Flow Management

Cash Flow Management
A healthy cash flow is essential to the growth of your small business, but can sometimes be hard to manage. Dealing with slow-paying customers can create stress when it comes to paying your bills on time; establishing a healthy cash flow can alleviate that. Here are a few tips to keep your cash flowing. Deanna...
February 7th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Why You Should Create Video Content (And Some Ideas To Inspire)

Why You Should Create Video Content (And Some Ideas To Inspire)
Social this and social that. Everyone’s doing it, but who’s standing out from the crowd? Creativity in digital marketing is in high demand, and brands are racking their brains for how to achieve it. But the secret has always been out. So instead of blaming lack of dollars (small business,...
February 6th, 2013 | Tips of the Trade | Read More