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Do I really need to get my agreements in writing?

Do I really need to get my agreements in writing?
“Do I really need to get my agreements in writing?” Business owners ask us this question on a regular basis. A lot of times, owners enter into an oral, or “handshake,” agreement and walk away thinking they both have the same understanding of the terms to which they just agreed....
September 21st, 2011 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

10-xelerator accepting applications for Winter 2012

10-xelerator accepting applications for Winter 2012
Do you have an idea for a tech startup that you want to launch? Would you like free hands-on assistance from local mentors and experts? Would you also like $20,000 to get your startup up and running? Well, then you’re looking in the right place. The 10-xelerator is now accepting applications for...
September 20th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Pursuit offers shopping alternative for college-age men

Pursuit offers shopping alternative for college-age men
Upon earning an undergraduate degree in marketing from the University of Minnesota Duluth, Nate DeMars was hired into a sales and marketing leadership development program at Whirlpool Corp. that brought him to Columbus. After four years and three roles with Whirlpool, he returned to school, enrolling...
September 19th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

2Checkout.com expanding headquarters in Columbus

2Checkout.com expanding headquarters in Columbus
Online payment services company 2Checkout.com is in the process of expanding its headquarters in Central Ohio, with the assistance of the city of Columbus. Last week, Mayor Michael Coleman and members of Columbus City Council supported a 25 percent, five-year Job Growth Incentive package that provides...
September 18th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Vital Film Works and sister companies form new business

Vital Film Works and sister companies form new business
Grandview-based Vital Film Works, Vital Music Records, 1305 Artists, and Your Story Everywhere have combined to form Vital Companies. In addition to the services the companies already offered (film and television production, corporate film and video production, and video marketing), it will also have...
September 17th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Incrwd rewards online contributors

Incrwd rewards online contributors
Carlos Ramirez was inspired to start Incrwd while considering a book purchase from Amazon.com. When he scrolled down the webpage to read reviews of “Ender’s Game” before buying, he saw the first one was basically a 500-word essay. He thought to himself, “What would compel someone...
September 16th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Sparkspace’s Inspiring Business Retreat

At Work: Sparkspace’s Inspiring Business Retreat
Mark Henson, the chief imagination officer of Sparkspace, has been building the company since 2000. He developed the idea of building a company around a business retreat center model while working for the design firm Fitch. He says Fitch provided a healthy environment for creativity. “It was a...
September 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More

Dayton focused on attracting, growing tech businesses

Dayton focused on attracting, growing tech businesses
The city of Dayton and the Dayton Development Coalition are both working to attract small businesses to the region, and what they’ve found is that it’s critical to nurture the talent it already has. Located at the intersection of I-70 and I-75, Dayton not only has easy access to all of Ohio’s...
September 14th, 2011 | Regional Spotlight | Read More