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House Wine still going strong after 5 years

House Wine still going strong after 5 years
Donnie Austin moved to Ohio in 2001 for an engineering job at Honda Motor Co. Six years later, he decided it was time for a change. Austin didn’t like his job, but he did like wine, and he wanted to share his passion and knowledge with others. So in November 2007, just as the U.S. economy began...
November 2nd, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Insurance: essential to every small business

Insurance: essential to every small business
As a small business owner, it’s easy to put insurance policies on the back burner. Insurance is something many people take for granted when they are working for someone else. However, securing insurance policies should be an investment small business owners make− and not just health insurance. Deanna...
November 1st, 2012 | $traight Talk | Read More

Columbus Chamber announces finalists for Business Summit Awards

Columbus Chamber announces finalists for Business Summit Awards
The Columbus Chamber recently announced the finalists for its Business Summit Awards. The finalists have displayed strengths in one of four categories, and were chosen according to the results of an open nomination process that began in July. More than 150 nominations were made. “Innovative entrepreneurs...
October 31st, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Securing Your People

Securing Your People
This article is part five in a twelve-part series on information security fundamentals for small and medium-sized businesses. In the first article of this series, we discussed the importance of assigning the responsibility of day-to-day information security tasks to a person (or, ideally, to a team of...
October 30th, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More

The Salt Mines offers co-working space in Clintonville

The Salt Mines offers co-working space in Clintonville
A new co-working space is coming to 219 E. Arcadia Ave. in Clintonville on Nov. 1. Founded by January and Andy Soell, The Salt Mines will occupy a 400-square-foot space most recently used by the Clintonville Music Academy. “It’s definitely not going to be Columbus’s largest co-working...
October 29th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Business Builders Club gives students interested in entrepreneurship a leg up

Business Builders Club gives students interested in entrepreneurship a leg up
When Vincent Yoder began exploring ways to get involved at The Ohio State University, he found himself a bit overwhelmed. There were so many organizations to choose from, and Yoder, a junior majoring in business administration, wanted to find a good fit for his interests. He gave a finance club a try,...
October 26th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Devera Naturals launches at Celebrate Local thanks to ECDI

Devera Naturals launches at Celebrate Local thanks to ECDI
After 30 years of entrepreneurial experience as the founder of Sport Deco Inc. and Linda Joffe & Associates, cancer survivor Linda Joffe undertook the task of turning a line of all natural, home-produced skincare products into a cosmetic line that is shelf stable. Joffe dug out her college chemistry...
October 25th, 2012 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Charitable giving an extension of Telhio’s mission to serve the community

Charitable giving an extension of Telhio’s mission to serve the community
Telhio Credit Union believes in giving back to the Central Ohio community because doing so not only supports its customers, but also its member owners. Telhio membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Franklin County and select surrounding communities. The credit union...
October 24th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More