Roundup: VC distribution, ONE Fund pitches & moreWeekend News Roundup — By Melanie McIntyre on September 3, 2011 at 8:00 am
Angel and venture capital investors from Ohio and around the nation gathered Thursday at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business to hear pitches from nine teams participating at the ONE Fund’s Showcase Day. [Read More]
The Wall Street Journal blog offers a look at the distribution of venture capital during the first six months of 2011 via an interactive map. [See Here]
Two Ohio University students have launched Flare Code, a company that creates quick-response bar codes, before they’ve even graduated. [Read More]
Acceptd, which devised a simpler online way for university fine arts programs to pre-screen applicants on Thursday won a $25,000 grant from CincyTech, bringing the total raised since its June start to $95,000. [Read More]
A finance major and lending intern at the Economic and Community Development Institute says the importance of economic development in the lives of everyday Ohioans is the biggest lesson he’s learned this summer. [Read More]
Gahanna’s Creekside Park tenants blame a tough economy for slow consumer traffic, not the fact the complex is in receivership after a foreclosure. [Read More]
Ohio’s Edison Technology Incubator Program recently awarded $500,000 to Ohio University’s Innovation Center and Edison Biotechnology Institute for projects that will stimulate economic development in southeastern Ohio. [Read More]
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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