Posts Tagged ‘social entrepreneurship’

Columbus SOUP Awards Abe’s Kitchen with $2,720 Grant

Columbus SOUP Awards Abe’s Kitchen with $2,720 Grant
Columbus SOUP awarded Abe’s Kitchen with a sizable grant during their ninth event on Sunday, November 15, 2015. The event, held at Vue Columbus, brought together 237 philanthropists and was themed on businesses with a social enterprise edge. Since June of 2013, the group has been holding events...
November 16th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Pearl Interactive Network & Hot Chicken Takeover Named Social Entrepreneurs of the Year

Pearl Interactive Network & Hot Chicken Takeover Named Social Entrepreneurs of the Year
The Metropreneur gathered with the small business community last Thursday night at Studio 35 to celebrate social enterprises in Columbus at aspire2015. Throughout the evening, attendees heard from successful entrepreneurs about what it takes to build a business, found insights and advice from local...
November 1st, 2015 | Event Reviews | Read More

UNCHAINED Using Fashion to End Human Trafficking through Education & Awareness

UNCHAINED Using Fashion to End Human Trafficking through Education & Awareness
UNCHAINED is using fashion to present a powerful message about human trafficking. What was supposed to be a one-time charity fashion show has blossomed into a recurring event that educates viewers on human trafficking. UNCHAINED began in 2013. A group of OSU students approached Co-Founder Felicia Kalan’s...
October 29th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Individuals with Obstacles to Employment Finding Opportunity with CleanTurn

Individuals with Obstacles to Employment Finding Opportunity with CleanTurn
An opportunity for employment, especially for an individual with a challenged background, can be life changing. It’s a step towards self-sufficiency and the chance to make a better life not only for themselves, but for their families and communities. CleanTurn is helping individuals returning from...
October 27th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Pearl Interactive Network Providing Opportunities for Niche Workforce

Pearl Interactive Network Providing Opportunities for Niche Workforce
Merry Korn’s fortitude to push through the fear of being an entrepreneur has now given many populations typically challenged to find work the opportunity for gainful employment. Her staffing firm venture Pearl Interactive Network gives employment priority to disabled veterans, veterans, military...
October 26th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
September 27th, 2015 | News | Read More

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In the case of Hot Chicken Takeover, the chicken didn’t come first, the business model did. “I’m new to the chicken game, but I’ve been involved in this idea of integrating workforce development into a job environment, into a for-profit...
June 15th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

New Coffee Shop and Coworking Space Coming to Franklinton

New Coffee Shop and Coworking Space Coming to Franklinton
The popularity of coworking has returned to Columbus, with many flexible work spaces opening and expanding throughout the region. The Franklinton neighborhood will gain another coworking spot soon, with the opening of the “Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op” at 1069 West Broad Street later this year....
May 15th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More