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Local marketing and creative firms merge to form Milenthal-DelGrosso LLC

Local marketing and creative firms merge to form Milenthal-DelGrosso LLC
The Milenthal Group, a local marketing firm, and Ozone Studios, a local media production company, announced that they would be merging their businesses to form a new partnership called Milenthal-DelGrosso LLC. “Our two organizations share similar philosophies around marketing and execution,”...
October 9th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Roundup: Startup Weekend, Celebrate Local & more

As the business climate and regional economic development practices evolve, so must the Columbus Chamber, says its president and CEO Michael Dalby. [Read More] The average cost per employee for health insurance premiums is expected to cross the $10,000 mark for the first time in 2012, according to projections...
October 8th, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Small Business Administration lending hit record levels in 2011

Small Business Administration lending hit record levels in 2011
Small Business Administration lending in fiscal year 2011 reached the highest level in the agency’s history. During the fiscal year, which ended in Sept. 30, SBA loan approvals supported $30.5 billion in lending to small businesses and startups through its two largest loan programs, compared to...
October 7th, 2011 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Tastefully Dirty products are plant-based, contain essential oils

Tastefully Dirty products are plant-based, contain essential oils
Tiffany Rosinski launched a new business in Grandview this spring called Tastefully Dirty. Yeah, it’s probably not what you’re thinking. Tastefully Dirty blends essential oils with plant-based shampoos, conditioners, and skin care and bath products. “I saw a void in the marketplace...
October 6th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus ranked #18 for women in biz, local women respond

Columbus ranked #18 for women in biz, local women respond
Forbes recently released its list of the 20 best U.S. cities for women in business and Columbus nabbed the 18th spot. The magazine dubbed our fair city the “dark horse,” despite the fact that in 2008 it was the No. 1 up-and-coming tech city and women-led firms are becoming more prevalent...
October 5th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Deadline for 2011 TechColumbus Innovation Awards is Oct. 11

Deadline for 2011 TechColumbus Innovation Awards is Oct. 11
The deadline for 2011 TechColumbus Innovation Awards nominations is next Tuesday. The Innovation Awards celebrate and honor individuals and teams for outstanding achievements in business leadership and innovation in numerous industries, including energy, financial services, retail, insurance, and health...
October 4th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Gay Street Collaborative excited about its plans, potential

Gay Street Collaborative excited about its plans, potential
When Chad McCoury opened his business, J. Gumbo’s Gay Street, in July 2009 , there seemed to be a desire for a group that brought the surrounding neighborhood together. When the city of Columbus proposed meter rate increases in January 2010, many of the businesses there banded together and shared...
October 3rd, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Your Management Team Partners with ECDI on Training Programs

Your Management Team Partners with ECDI on Training Programs
The Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) and Your Management Team (YMT) have joined forces to provide new training and educational resources for clients. Mary McCarthy, president of Your Management Team “This partnership will offer a complete package of funding and knowledge designed...
October 2nd, 2011 | Announcements | Read More