Roundup: The TechLounge Debuts, Ohio’s Tax-Friendly Environment & More

Weekend News Roundup — By on April 30, 2011 at 8:00 am

TechColumbus launched The TechLounge, a new forum for members of Central Ohio’s technology, research, and entrepreneurial communities to connect, share best practices, and tout successes. Content contributors can post videos, photos, and press releases directly to The TechLounge.

An Entrepreneur.com story on market-specific business accelerators features The North Market. [Read More]

Ohio ranks third in the nation for friendliest tax environment, according to a new report by the Quantitative Economics and Statistics Practices of Ernst & Young in conjunction with the Council On State Taxation. [Read More]

Westerville City Council recently heard the first reading of legislation that would provide $100,000 this year to join TechColumbus’s Entrepreneurial Signature Program. Under the program, TechColumbus would place a staff member in Westerville two days a week to work on establishing networking programs for potential entrepreneurs, creating entrepreneurial workshops on a monthly basis, and identifying prospective entrepreneurs and potential startup businesses, as well as potential investors for them. [Read More]

Melanie McIntyre (542 Articles)

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.