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ReFab Studio helps businesses make their design ideas reality

ReFab Studio helps businesses make their design ideas reality
Essentially, ReFab Studio is a business whose mission is helping other businesses. Founded by Dylan Paul and Levi Crumley in 2010, ReFab does a little bit of everything, from tool design and fabrication to creating custom storefront fixtures. “We sort of specialize in the napkin sketch,”...
March 28th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Grant available for women entrepreneurs

Grant available for women entrepreneurs
Clothing retailer Eileen Fisher is providing support to business owners with its Business Grant Program for Women Entrepreneurs. The program seeks applicants from wholly women-owned businesses that combine the principles of social consciousness, sustainability, and innovation to create new businesses...
March 27th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

D.P. Dough Franchising now in Columbus

D.P. Dough Franchising now in Columbus
In 2009, Matt Crumpton’s friend, Tony Castricone, really wanted to open a D.P. Dough −which primarily serves fresh-baked calzones− in Columbus. Being a lawyer and a fellow D.P. Dough fan, Crumpton said he’d help him out. They met with the Athens franchise owner, who told them a new...
March 26th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

LifeBio helps everyday people capture their life stories

LifeBio helps everyday people capture their life stories
In 1993, it hit Beth Sanders that her grandmother wouldn’t be around forever. Plus, the 85-year-old’s memory wasn’t what it used to be, so Sanders, who was 24 at the time, thought it would be nice to get some of her stories recorded while she could still recall them. Despite growing...
March 23rd, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Side Street Planning launches operations in Columbus

Side Street Planning launches operations in Columbus
City planning is something that doesn’t happen overnight. So it seems like a natural fit for a city planner to spend some time working in the industry before launching their own business in the field. After 15 years of planning experience for both pubic and private clients, Jason Sudy was ready...
March 22nd, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Central Ohio will be home to 4 new microbreweries by mid-year

Central Ohio will be home to 4 new microbreweries by mid-year
Two microbreweries opened in Central Ohio this winter and two more are coming online in the spring− launches that suggest the region has become a hotbed for beer making. The brewers at the forefront of the trend say it’s no coincidence that these kinds of operations are cropping up in such close...
March 21st, 2012 | Trendspotting | Read More

Duet Health debuts new app for doctors

Duet Health debuts new app for doctors
A new mobile application from Duet Health gives doctors another tool for educating and communicating with their patients. Available for iPhone, iPad, and Android, The Duet for Individual Physicians app features medical and pharmaceutical information, personalized messaging, appointment, drug, and course...
March 20th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Patent-pending Covermade launches this spring

Patent-pending Covermade launches this spring
Like lots of people, Natalie Monaco found herself in a rush to get out the door for work. Making her bed each morning was especially annoying −and time-consuming− but leaving it unmade bugged her, too. In 2008, she began searching for a way to make the chore easier. She was disappointed to discover...
March 19th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More