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Small theaters affected by movie industry changes

Small theaters affected by movie industry changes
It’s generally harder to run an independent cinema today than in years past. Small theaters offer moviegoers a homegrown entertainment venue, but steep competition from corporate chain theaters threatens their prominence. Additionally, technological advances in the film industry often make it harder,...
December 7th, 2011 | Trendspotting | Read More

Artificial trachea created by Nanofiber Solutions helps cancer patient

Artificial trachea created by Nanofiber Solutions helps cancer patient
A collaboration between Nanofiber Solutions LLC and Harvard Bioscience has produced the first U.S.-made synthetic trachea created from nanofibers to be successfully transplanted into a human. Columbus-based Nanofiber Solutions last week announced the transplant of its tracheal implant into Christopher...
December 6th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Tax assistance, amnesty available for small businesses

Tax assistance, amnesty available for small businesses
The Internal Revenue Service and the Ohio Department of Taxation are looking out for “the little guys.” The IRS is hosting a workshop for existing or prospective small business owners and the self-employed on Dec. 14 at Columbus State Community College’s Center For Workforce Development...
December 5th, 2011 | Governance | Read More

Acceptd gets $500,000 investment

Acceptd gets $500,000 investment
TechColumbus, along with NCT Ventures and private investors, recently announced a $500,000 investment in Acceptd, which has developed a Web-based prescreening tool designed to streamline the admissions process for fine arts colleges and programs. Currently, fine arts programs rely on in-person interviews...
December 4th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

How to Winterize Your Food Truck Business

How to Winterize Your Food Truck Business
The mobile dining business is exploding all over the country as new food carts and food trucks continue to pop up in every major city. The warm summer months bring longer daylight hours, longer lines and higher sales figures for those outdoor businesses, but the opposite tends to happen when the weather...
December 3rd, 2011 | How-To Guides | Read More

Azoti helps food producers increase demand, productivity

Azoti helps food producers increase demand, productivity
Dave Ranallo remembers tasting the difference between tomatoes from a chain grocery store and tomatoes grown in his grandparent’s garden when he was just 10  years old, calling that the beginning of his “food awakening.” Ranallo’s longtime interest in fresh produce, his desire...
December 2nd, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

Social On-The-Go: Managing A Mobile Social Presence

Social On-The-Go: Managing A Mobile Social Presence
There’s no question that managing the social media presence of a business is full-time work. Not to mention work that keeps you strapped to a computer. So it’s difficult to constantly stay connected to your audience when you’re also trying to grow your business. Sometimes you just can’t...
December 1st, 2011 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Cast Your Vote for Entrepreneur of the Year in Our Best of 2011 Reader Survey

Cast Your Vote for Entrepreneur of the Year in Our Best of 2011 Reader Survey
The end of 2011 is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to cast some votes for your favorite small businesses, entrepreneurs, local resources and more! Our second annual “Best of” reader survey will recognize the people, places and programs that made 2011 a great year for small...
November 30th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More