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Peak Performance helps Logan County businesses grow

Peak Performance helps Logan County businesses grow
Logan County’s first small business incubator opened in May 2011, offering entrepreneurs professional space, consulting and advisory services, and networking opportunities to help them succeed. Located at 124 S. Main St. in downtown Bellefontaine, Peak Performance Entrepreneurial Center was created...
February 1st, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Nancy Kramer to deliver keynote address at Chamber’s 2012 annual meeting

Nancy Kramer to deliver keynote address at Chamber’s 2012 annual meeting
The Columbus Chamber’s 2012 Annual Meeting will start at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 22 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center’s Battelle Grand. Nancy Kramer, founder and chairman of Resource Interactive, has been announced as this year’s keynote speaker. “As we considered our theme, ‘it...
January 31st, 2012 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Cummings discusses tech commercialization at OSU

Cummings discusses tech commercialization at OSU
In early spring 2011, The Ohio State University announced that Brian Cummings had been named its vice president for technology commercialization. In that role, he leads OSU’s new Office of Technology Commercialization, which coordinates all aspects of knowledge transfer and technology development....
January 31st, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Goumas Candyland’s sweets have delighted customers since 1911

Goumas Candyland’s sweets have delighted customers since 1911
The Goumas Candyland legacy stretches back more than 100 years. It began in 1911 when Greek immigrant George Stamas opened a candy shop in Newark. Through the years, the shop’s name has changed and two additional locations were added, but the hand-dipped chocolates, truffles, toffee and caramels...
January 30th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Chamber shares small business New Year’s resolutions

Columbus Chamber shares small business New Year’s resolutions
Michael Dalby, President and CEO of the Columbus Chamber As we kick off 2012, it’s important to reflect on the previous year and set achievable goals for the next 12 months. For individuals, these New Year’s resolutions often focus on lifestyle changes, like a healthier diet or increasing...
January 27th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Pitabilities plans for business expansion in 2012

Pitabilities plans for business expansion in 2012
Jim Pashovich of Grove City had operated a small food cart in the ’80s and ’90s, but the industry became too unpredictable and he could not see any opportunities for growth. He went into real estate, but eventually found himself lured back by the excitement  and versatility of mobile food. Pashovich liked...
January 26th, 2012 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

BringShare helps businesses measure, evaluate online marketing investments

BringShare helps businesses measure, evaluate online marketing investments
You could say BringShare came on the scene in a big way. The company −which offers an Internet-based tool that helps marketing professionals, entrepreneurs and businesses measure and evaluate their online marketing investments− launched at the prestigious DEMO conference in Silicon Valley in September...
January 25th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

TechColumbus awards $350,000 to seven companies

TechColumbus awards $350,000 to seven companies
TechColumbus awarded TechGenesis grants totaling $350,000 to seven local pre-seed companies during the last half of 2011. Those companies are: • Acceptd LLC, which has developed a Web-based prescreening tool designed to streamline the admissions process for fine arts colleges and programs. •...
January 24th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More