Posts Tagged ‘Mark Kvamme’

Healthcare Startup CrossChx Looks to Change an Industry

Healthcare Startup CrossChx Looks to Change an Industry
For healthcare startup CrossChx, business isn’t about just being successful. It’s about fundamentally changing an industry. Founders Sean Lane and Brad Mascho have a billion dollar idea to own identity in healthcare. And they want to build it right here in Columbus. The story of CrossChx...
August 24th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

TrustBelt Conference Gives Midwesterners Insights to Defend Region

TrustBelt Conference Gives Midwesterners Insights to Defend Region
The next time someone calls the Midwest flyover states, attendees of the first-ever TrustBelt Conference will have the numbers and the anecdotes to swiftly educate the naysayers otherwise. Economists, business owners, investors and more chimed in about why the Midwest is a good place to do business....
June 8th, 2015 | Event Reviews | 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

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph
Columbus-based venture Capital Firm Drive Capital is headed to a new space in the Short North. The firm will occupy 11,000 square feet of the newly constructed Joseph office building. The new space will be about double the square footage of Drive Capital’s current Arena District office. “We...
August 18th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Drive Capital Closes Significant Inaugural Fund

Drive Capital Closes Significant Inaugural Fund
Local venture capital firm, Drive Capital recently closed a $250 million inaugural fund, an amount significantly higher than the $40 to $60 million funds typically seen in the Midwest. “We really felt we needed a Silicon Valley style fund,” says C0-Founder Mark Kvamme. The fund will allow...
February 25th, 2014 | Announcements | 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

Roundup: Twitter tips, dealing with success & more

Just a few months after opening, the Union County Small Business Incubator is quickly outgrowing its space. [Read More] Mark Kvamme, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who came to Ohio to work in Gov. John Kasich’s administration, discusses the 10-xelerator competition — and what comes next...
October 1st, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

State of Ohio creates Small Business Advisory Council

State of Ohio creates Small Business Advisory Council
A statewide Small Business Advisory Council has been created to review government rules and regulations, and identify those that place unnecessary burdens on Ohio’s job creators. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor recently announced her selections to fill five seats of the nine-member council. Among them are...
July 27th, 2011 | Governance | Read More