Posts Tagged ‘Local Events’

Startup Weekend: Health Edition Slated for November 20-22

Startup Weekend: Health Edition Slated for November 20-22
Startup Weekend is getting a new spin with a Health focus for the November 20-22 event. The weekend will follow its standard format – anyone is welcome to pitch their idea and receive feedback, teams are formed around top ideas, and everybody gets to work on an all-out 54-hour blitz of business...
November 12th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Food Truck Business Expo Launching in February

Food Truck Business Expo Launching in February
Are you interested in launching your own food truck or food cart business, but aren’t sure where to start? Then the upcoming Columbus Mobile Food Conference and Expo might be what you’re looking for. The event will take place on Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28 at the Sheraton...
November 11th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
September 27th, 2015 | News | Read More

Startup Storytellers Event Brings Entrepreneurs and Advocates Together

Startup Storytellers Event Brings Entrepreneurs and Advocates Together
Startup Storytellers is an ongoing event series created by CivicHacks Columbus, where local entrepreneurs can come together with community leaders, government officials and others from support ecosystem to share stories of challenges and to foster new ideas. “We are pleased to welcome Columbus...
January 18th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Local Video Game Developers to Gather for Industry Conference

Local Video Game Developers to Gather for Industry Conference
The second annual Ohio Game Developer Expo (OGDE) takes place this weekend at COSI following a very successful debut last year at the Ohio Union. Event coordinator Chris Volpe said that the original goal was to gather 50 local industry professionals and startups, but the event ended up attracting around...
October 22nd, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Upcoming Small Business Events for October

Upcoming Small Business Events for October
It’s a busy week and weekend for small business events. Whether it’s the Mayor’s annual expo, a discussion on a hot topic in the startup world, or a creative showcase with a side of startup advice, keep reading for more information on this week’s events. Mayor’ Small Business...
October 7th, 2014 | Local Events | Read More

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus
While it may seem like Columbus is teeming with startups and small businesses, statistics say otherwise. Out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., Columbus ranks 80th in percentage of all employers that are small, 82nd in percentage of small business establishment births per 1,000 establishments,...
September 23rd, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

Independents’ Day Grows from Bootstrapped Festival to Three-Day Celebration

Independents’ Day Grows from Bootstrapped Festival to Three-Day Celebration
It’s Independents’ Day this weekend. That’s right – Independents’ day in the middle of September, although ‘day’ doesn’t do the festival justice anymore. Bringing together all things local, from musicians to crafters, to foodie-preneurs and beer-brewers,...
September 19th, 2014 | Local Events, News | Read More