Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Local Startup Print Syndicate Lands $4.25 Million in Funding

Local Startup Print Syndicate Lands $4.25 Million in Funding
Press Release: Print Syndicate Secures $4.25M in Funding for Transformative Real-Time Retail Business Investors Include Highly Successful Online Retail Innovators COLUMBUS, OH – October 30, 2014 – Print Syndicate, a leading apparel and home goods e-commerce company, today announced that it closed...
October 30th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Rock Dove Farms Using Creative Funding Methods to Expand Operations

Rock Dove Farms Using Creative Funding Methods to Expand Operations
As a small business raising capital, it isn’t all venture capital firms, pitches and high-tech companies. Local organic produce grower Rock Dove Farms is taking a more creative approach to raise the funds needed to take their business to the next level. Since its start in 2010, Rock Dove has worked...
October 29th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Bindu Project Builds Non-Profit Social Enterprise Accelerator

The Bindu Project Builds Non-Profit Social Enterprise Accelerator
As the number of social enterprises grows, so does the need for support resources for these unique ventures. Providing funding for charitable start-ups during their formative stages, The Bindu Project launched on Oct. 15 to serve as non-profit social enterprise accelerator. In speaking with a number...
October 27th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Managing Cash: Making Every Quarter Spend Like a Buck

Managing Cash: Making Every Quarter Spend Like a Buck
The first step in effectively raising investment capital is to learn how to manage cash. At no time is this more important than in the earliest days of a company. There are just two ways to increase the cash available to a startup company: spend less or take in more. Spending Less When you don’t have...
March 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

LittleDaVinci Funnels Necessary Dollars to Art Education Programs

LittleDaVinci Funnels Necessary Dollars to Art Education Programs
Behind every great idea is a little bit of creativity. Every career requires it to some degree. But how do we learn such a skill? Our first introduction to creativity is normally grade school art classes, but with an ever-increasing focus on math and science, the arts are losing funding. One local company...
March 4th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Smart Approach to Raising Capital

The Smart Approach to Raising Capital
All high-growth businesses require risk capital. Finding the right investors at the right time and then getting them to write checks is one of the most challenging things about entrepreneurship. I’ve always referred to this as the Entrepreneur’s Path – the milestones, sources, and amounts of...
February 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Lessons from Grand Rapids: Start Garden

Lessons from Grand Rapids: Start Garden
TheMetropreneur.com visited regional neighbor Grand Rapids for the CEOS for Cities annual conference last week. While there, we checked in on three different entrepreneurial/incubator facilities and programs to find out how other cities are nurturing small business growth and innovation. The beauty of...
October 7th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Columbus-based venture capital firm makes first investments

Columbus-based venture capital firm makes first investments
Columbus-based venture capital firm, Drive Capital has made their first two investments. Owners Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen are committed to serving businesses in the Midwest and have chosen ventures based in Cincinnati and Columbus as their first projects. Cincinnati-based Roadtrippers is a web-based...
August 13th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More