Roundup: green jobs in Central Ohio, funding your new venture & more

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The founders of the Columbus Idea Foundry have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,500 to double the size of their space. [Read More]

Ohio ranks 5th in the nation for cost of doing business, according to CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business 2011” report. [Read More]

Central Ohio ranks 59th in the United States for the percentage of green jobs as a share of all jobs, according to a study from the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program. [Read More]

E-commerce software maker Znode Inc. will maintain its operations in the Polaris area despite being acquired by a British digital advertising firm. [Read More]

Consumer information and review provider Angie’s List, cofounded and named for former Columbus resident Angie Hicks, continues to expand, growing by more than 35 percent in 2009 alone. [Read More]

The city of New Albany has launched an economic development website: NewAlbanyBusiness.org. [Read More]

Edy Sulistyo, co-founder of eEvent, an online event management service based in Columbus, shares his entrepreneurial experiences with Penn Olson. [Read More]

Forbes offers several “creative ways” to fund your new business venture. [Read More]