Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

How Does Columbus Rank? CEOs for Cities Releases Benchmarking Study

How Does Columbus Rank? CEOs for Cities Releases Benchmarking Study
How does Columbus stack up against the rest? CEOs for Cities recently released City Vitals 3.0, a benchmarking study that compares the 130 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. in a number of factors. These statistical measures help a city understand their performance in four key areas – talent,...
November 27th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program
Franklin University is debuting a new Entrepreneurship Degree program this fall, teaching students the formal processes required to build a business. Program Chair Terry Boyd Franklin sees three main targets for the program. It’s not only for students who want to learn how to launch their own businesses,...
August 15th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Entrepreneurship to Leadership

Entrepreneurship to Leadership
Working with both the CEOs of large companies and fast-rising, local entrepreneurs, I’ve gained a unique perspective about the enormous challenges that an entrepreneur faces in becoming an effective leader of a successful organization. Below is a list of some the challenges that I see entrepreneurs...
February 28th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Startup Weekend Licking County Scheduled for February 7

Startup Weekend Licking County Scheduled for February 7
Startup Weekend Licking County will be held February 7 – 9, 2014 at the Burton Morgan Lecture Hall at Denison University. The 54-hour frenzy begins at 6:30 pm on Friday with activities scheduled through 9:00 pm on Sunday. Whether you’re an entrepreneur with an idea, curious about startups,...
January 27th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

2013 Entrepreneur of the Year: Elizabeth Lessner

2013 Entrepreneur of the Year: Elizabeth Lessner
Chances are you have eaten at a Liz Lessner restaurant. With six hot-spots in the Columbus Food League, two more concepts on the way, and other irons in the fire, her creatively-themed dining options offer some of the most popular food in town. Creating eight restaurants is no small feat, and Columbus...
December 27th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Ohio named 22nd best state for entrepreneurship

Ohio named 22nd best state for entrepreneurship
In a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ohio has been named the 22nd best state for entrepreneurship, jumping 18 places from last year. States are ranked according to measurements of entrepreneurial activity in five areas: • Percentage growth of business establishments • Per capita growth...
October 4th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

At Work: Maxine Dear’s Pretty Studio Space

At Work: Maxine Dear’s Pretty Studio Space
Niki with books that will become future Maxine, Dear products Niki Quinn didn’t really have plans to go into business for herself. She had just finished up a dual degree at The Ohio State University in marketing and transportation & logistics. All logical signs were pointing to her getting...
June 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More

Startup America Charged with Spurring Entrepreneurialism

Startup America Charged with Spurring Entrepreneurialism
A public-private initiative bringing together entrepreneurs, startup funders, CEOs, university presidents, foundations, and other leaders to help companies launch or grow kicked off this week with an announcement from the White House. The Startup America Partnership will receive funding from the Ewing...
February 3rd, 2011 | Governance | Read More