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

Weekend News Roundup — By on July 16, 2011 at 8:00 am

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]

Author Bio: Melanie McIntyre:
Melanie McIntyre served as editorial director of The Metropreneur from its launch in August 2010 to May 2013. She is also a featured writer for Columbus Underground and writes about fashion, style and pop culture on her blog, Thoroughly Modern Melly. Melanie is an Ohio State University graduate, lives in the Short North, and enjoys reading and running.

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