Posts Tagged ‘incubators’

Endeavor Forward Takes a Unique Approach as a Business Incubator

Endeavor Forward Takes a Unique Approach as a Business Incubator
A concept over 18 months in the making, startups and entrepreneurs now have a new incubator program to help them build their business in Columbus. Luke Westerman of venture capital firm Solomon Global Holdings and a team of seasoned entrepreneurs introduce Endeavor Forward. Taking a hands-on approach...
November 19th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community
Back in 2012, Kate Djupe had a dream of opening up a kitchen incubator facility in the up-and-coming Franklinton neighborhood. Two years later, The Commissary is officially opening, but the project has been relocated to 1400 Dublin Road in the Marble Cliff area, and with that move comes a sizable expansion...
November 14th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup
“We have deep depth.” — Yogi Berra This is as very exciting time to be part of the Central Ohio business community—especially for entrepreneurs. So much is happening here that Kiplinger recently named Columbus to its list of 10 Great Cities for Starting a Business. Consider how our sources...
November 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

5 Ways to Increase Your Concept’s Odds for Success

5 Ways to Increase Your Concept’s Odds for Success
It can cost a lot less to start a new company today than it would have cost ten years ago. Advances in technology—cloud computing, online distribution channels, open software, 3D printers, and the “pay as you use” SaaS model—are continuing to drive down the dollars required to get a startup...
October 1st, 2014 | Capital Access | 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

CCAD’s MindMarket Marries Business and Creativity

CCAD’s MindMarket Marries Business and Creativity
After undergoing a name refinement from the MindShop to the MindMarket, CCAD’s space at 390 E. Broad is morphing from incubator to a more engaging space where creative forces can mesh. “This is supposed to be the intersection between creativity and business,” MindMarket Manager Jack...
May 21st, 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

Lessons from Grand Rapids: GRid70

Lessons from Grand Rapids: GRid70
TheMetropreneur.com visited regional neighbor Grand Rapids for the CEOS for Cities annual conference two weeks ago. 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. Most incubators...
October 15th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More