Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Crowdfunding Report: Why a Business Raises Funds Has a Big Impact on Success Rate

Crowdfunding Report: Why a Business Raises Funds Has a Big Impact on Success Rate
In part one of our crowdfunding report, we looked at some general averages – percentage of successful and failed campaigns, average asks, average percentages funded – and left you with a little cliffhanger. For part two, we’re looking at things differently. Why are businesses turning...
January 1st, 2016 | Trendspotting | Read More

Crowdfunding Report: Columbus Crowdfunding Campaigns See Marginal Success

Crowdfunding Report: Columbus Crowdfunding Campaigns See Marginal Success
Thirty-two percent. Would you do something if it had a thirty-two percent success rate? While those odds aren’t the worst — they aren’t overwhelmingly reassuring. That percentage is the number of business-based or business-related crowdfunding campaigns from our monthly roundups that were...
December 31st, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

Candle With a Cause Faces Funding Gap in Growing Business

Candle With a Cause Faces Funding Gap in Growing Business
Earlier we published an opinion piece about the lack of investors and thereby investments happening in Columbus. Businesses like Candle With a Cause are feeling the pinch. Since 2010, CWC has been living their local, sustainable, meaningful mission. Soy wax candles are poured into post-consumer glass...
September 25th, 2015 | News | Read More

Opinion: Ohio’s Well To Do – Time to Get Off The Bench – Seriously, Stop Being a Bunch of Wimps and Invest

Opinion: Ohio’s Well To Do – Time to Get Off The Bench – Seriously, Stop Being a Bunch of Wimps and Invest
You fell for the click-bait in the title…excellent. I have your attention for the next five seconds. I’m going to throw out a number: $700 million. Still have your attention? Good. $700 million is my estimate of the cash Ohio-based startups are looking to find, but can’t find because there...
September 25th, 2015 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending
Business owners are always talking capital – generally lack thereof or how to get it. There are several ways to get capital, none of them necessarily easy and each with their own challenges. Crowdfuning has become an industry favorite for statups as a means of idea justification and quick access...
January 14th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

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