Posts Tagged ‘Franklinton’

WakeUp StartUp Heads to COSI

WakeUp StartUp Heads to COSI
Pitch event WakeUp StartUp is headed to a new location and getting a bit of a facelift for the upcoming year. Originally held at the Technology Commercialization Office at OSU, WakeUp StartUp is now calling COSI home. “COSI really wanted to have a startup angle or a startup connection with the...
December 2nd, 2014 | Announcements | 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

FABRIC Creating Resource Center for Independent Local Designers

FABRIC Creating Resource Center for Independent Local Designers
FABRIC is adding a new element of innovation to the Columbus Idea Foundry. With a soft launch this weekend during the Independent’s Day Festival in Franklinton, The Alternative Fashion Mob is taking over a part of the second floor to build the fashion resource center that is truly one of a kind...
September 17th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner

Knockout Concepts Building Mobile 3D Scanner
3D technology is rapidly gaining popularity, but unless you know how to use CAD or other modeling software, it’s difficult to take advantage of 3D printing. Enter Knockout Concepts. The technology company is foraging a new way to create 3D files. “We created a mobile device that allows simple,...
June 6th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton

Columbus Idea Foundry Expands to New Space in Franklinton
The Columbus Idea Foundry opens its new 60,000 square-foot home at 421 W. State St. in Franklinton today, making it one of the largest makerspaces in the world. The CIF is one of the increasing number of creative spaces located in Franklinton. With neighbors like 400 W. Rich, COSI and Glass Axis. “Now...
May 30th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Forgeworks Brings Coworking and Incubation Space to Franklinton

Forgeworks Brings Coworking and Incubation Space to Franklinton
The re-purposed factory that is 400 West Rich can add coworking and incubation space to its long list of specialties come May. Forge Columbus is expanding with Forgeworks — a 3,900 square-foot space on the second floor to house local innovators. Founder Reese Neader wants to build a place where businesses,...
February 14th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

At Work: Becoming Part of a Community in Multiple Ways

At Work: Becoming Part of a Community in Multiple Ways
A home office is often a great way to begin a business, but moving into a separate office space can be a wonderful way to grow it. When Tim Lai was let go from a job at a bigger architecture firm in 2010, he saw it as an opportunity to start his own practice. His wife, Eliza Ho, was able to help it...
January 15th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

Kitchen incubator facility to open in Franklinton

Kitchen incubator facility to open in Franklinton
Entrepreneurs with food-based business ideas will soon find it easier to test their products when The Commissary on Town Street opens its doors. This new kitchen incubator will provide a commercial-grade environment for food startups to develop recipes, test products and collaborate with like-minded...
August 21st, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More