Roundup: Startup Weekend, Celebrate Local & more


As the business climate and regional economic development practices evolve, so must the Columbus Chamber, says its president and CEO Michael Dalby. [Read More]

The average cost per employee for health insurance premiums is expected to cross the $10,000 mark for the first time in 2012, according to projections new projections released by Aon Hewitt. [Read More]

The Columbus Idea Foundry tells 10TV’s Jerry Revish about it’s efforts to expand small businesses in Central Ohio. [Read More]

Startup Weekend Columbus unites coders and art students at Columbus College of Art & Design. [Read More]

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Founder Jeni Britton Bauer has joined with the company’s CEO, 2003 Leadership Columbus graduate John Lowe, to establish a five-year fund that will cover half the program’s tuition each year for another area entrepreneur. [Read More]

Celebrate Local will exclusively sell local products −edible and otherwise− at the former Harry and David gift-fruit store at Easton. [Read More]

Attention to detail is just one factor that helped Sue Doody transform a former saloon named Palmer Haus into the legendary German Village bistro Lindey’s Restaurant & Bar. [Read More]

Several big companies, including Starbucks, General Electric and MillerCoors, are starting their own programs to help small businesses grow. [Read More]