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Meet the participants of the 1492 business accelerator

Meet the participants of the 1492 business accelerator
Global Entrepreneurship Week takes starts tomorrow and runs through Nov. 20. One way to celebrate locally is by attending a meet-and-greet with the startup teams who were recently selected for participation in the 1492 business accelerator program. The five startup businesses are Azoti, Capstone Innovations,...
November 13th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Small Business Forum & Leader Awards takes place Tuesday

Small Business Forum & Leader Awards takes place Tuesday
The Columbus Chamber is hosting its annual Small Business Forum & Leader Awards ceremony on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The half-day event will kick off with a presentation from keynote speaker Donna James, managing director of Lardon & Associates LLC and a corporate director for several public...
November 12th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Ohio launches tax credit program to encourage small biz investment

Ohio launches tax credit program to encourage small biz investment
InvestOhio, a $100 million effort to spur investment in small businesses throughout the state, launched earlier this week. Administered by the Ohio Department of Development in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Taxation, InvestOhio provides a non-refundable personal income tax credit to investors...
November 11th, 2011 | Governance | Read More

House Wine helps nonprofits raise funds through wine tastings

House Wine helps nonprofits raise funds through wine tastings
Donnie Austin, a former engineer with Honda and an MBA graduate from The Ohio State University, wanted to create a local wine store that allowed for socializing and tastings, with an emphasis on being friendly for wine novices and wine connoisseurs. He wanted a modern but casual atmosphere that made...
November 10th, 2011 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More

10-x joins prestigious TechStars Network

10-x joins prestigious TechStars Network
The 10-xelerator is now a member of the TechStars Network, an invitation-only, White House-sponsored alliance of independent startup accelerator programs that provide seed funding and mentorship to innovative entrepreneurs. 10-x, lead by The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, will...
November 9th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

nChannel to get up to $300,000 in funding from TechColumbus

nChannel to get up to $300,000 in funding from TechColumbus
TechColumbus yesterday announced that cloud-based retail solutions provider nChannel Inc. has been approved for up to $300,000 in financing from its Pre-Seed Fund. Headquartered within the TechColumbus incubator, nChannel is developing an easy to use, cloud-based platform that enables retailers to...
November 8th, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

IM Creative eager to work with local businesses after relocating from NYC

IM Creative eager to work with local businesses after relocating from NYC
Scott Ihrig and Shannon Morrison literally put the I and M in IM Creative, an event design and production firm that prides itself on creating integrated and interactive in-person experiences that reverberate long after they’re over. IM Creative  works with corporations, governments and non-profits,...
November 7th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

Middle West Spirits adds Walston Group to marketing team

Middle West Spirits adds Walston Group to marketing team
Middle West Spirits Thursday announced that it has added locally-owned public relations firm The Walston Group LLC to its marketing team. The Walston Group CEO and Founder Natalie Walston has extensive experience in media, and public and government relations in Central Ohio. She served as director of communications...
November 5th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More