Posts Tagged ‘Mark Kvamme’

Columbus Chamber Annual Meeting: Columbus is a Great Place to do Business

Columbus Chamber Annual Meeting: Columbus is a Great Place to do Business
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting Thursday morning at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The theme of the 2016 event was Pivot – something the Chamber has done much of itself over the last few months. A champion for businesses large and small, the Chamber introduced...
February 12th, 2016 | Event Reviews | Read More

Columbus Chamber to Hold Annual Meeting February 11

Columbus Chamber to Hold Annual Meeting February 11
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting from 7:00 – 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The meeting will feature a keynote address by local venture capitalist Mark Kvamme, co-founder and partner at Drive Capital. “Our members...
December 21st, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

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