Posts Tagged ‘startups’

Rev1 Concept Academy Expediting One of the Most Important Parts of the Startup Process

Rev1 Concept Academy Expediting One of the Most Important Parts of the Startup Process
No matter how great an entrepreneur thinks their idea or product is, it doesn’t mean anything if there’s not a customer for their solution. “The sooner they find out what customers really want and really think, the better off they are going to be,” says Wayne Embree, vice president of...
August 19th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Columbus Moves Up the Ranks in the Startup World

Columbus Moves Up the Ranks in the Startup World
It’s generally good news for startups in Columbus. While that may be the sentiment of the boots on the ground, two recent survey rankings highlight the positive climate. Last year, Thumbtack.com gave Columbus an impressive ‘A+’ in training & networking programs and ‘As’...
June 29th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

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

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

5 Reasons Customers Matter When You’re Raising Capital

5 Reasons Customers Matter When You’re Raising Capital
“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.” – Yogi Berra A lot of things—sometimes including the sun and the moon—have to line up just right for a startup company to attract investment capital. - The product has to work. - The founding team has...
September 3rd, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Due Diligence: A Mindset that Prepares Startups to Succeed

Due Diligence: A Mindset that Prepares Startups to Succeed
“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” – Yogi Berra I’m a baseball fan. After this seemingly endless winter, it was so great to finally reach Opening Day. As I was watching clips from some of the games, it hit me that baseball and entrepreneurship...
April 2nd, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Thinking About Going Into Business With Your Friends? Consider These 5 Things First

Thinking About Going Into Business With Your Friends? Consider These 5 Things First
Most of us have been there at least once. You happen to be sitting around with a couple of friends, relaxing, talking about work. You start talking about how an industry could be improved, how an invention could change the world, or how you could bring something completely unique to market. Then, it...
March 17th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Startup Weekend Licking County Scheduled for February 7

Startup Weekend Licking County Scheduled for February 7
Startup Weekend Licking County will be held February 7 – 9, 2014 at the Burton Morgan Lecture Hall at Denison University. The 54-hour frenzy begins at 6:30 pm on Friday with activities scheduled through 9:00 pm on Sunday. Whether you’re an entrepreneur with an idea, curious about startups,...
January 27th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More