Posts Tagged ‘startups’

Suzy Bureau of Columbus Startup Weekend: Your Questions Answered

Suzy Bureau of Columbus Startup Weekend: Your Questions Answered
Since co-founding the ManCard iPhone app almost a year ago at Columbus Startup Weekend, Suzy Bureau has become one of its most vocal supporters. Bureau, along with Brian Billingsley and Steve Gacka, also helped coordinate the most recent Columbus Startup Weekend, which was held Nov. 9-11. So who better...
November 19th, 2012 | Frequently Asked Questions | Read More

New TechColumbus CEO talks startups, young people, job creation

New TechColumbus CEO talks startups, young people, job creation
Though Tom Walker hadn’t lived in the capital city prior to starting his job as CEO of TechColumbus, he was familiar with it. After earning a bachelor’s degree in aerospace and mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, Walker launched his career at Columbus-based Battelle,...
November 12th, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Columbus Startup Weekend returns November 9

Columbus Startup Weekend returns November 9
Startup Weekend is back! If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be an entrepreneur, then you’ll want to attend this weekend’s event. You’ll witness, idea building, late-night coding and design sessions, and bootstrapping a new business in just 54 hours. Participants are...
November 5th, 2012 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Small Business Owners of America offers financing, counseling

Small Business Owners of America offers financing, counseling
Though Small Business Owners of America was only established in March 2011, the organization’s founder and CEO, James Moore, has been developing its products and services for years. As a business owner himself, Moore was all too familiar with how hard it can be for entrepreneurs to obtain funding. James...
July 30th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

LoopBackroads specializes in out-of-the-way daytrips

LoopBackroads specializes in out-of-the-way daytrips
Robert Denhard has a passion for exploring, discovering, and learning about new things, and he wanted to use that passion to make a difference. With LoopBackroads, it’s arguable he’s doing just that. LoopBackroads, the startup Denhard launched this month, maps out daytrips (or “loops”)...
July 23rd, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Event Review: Wakeup Startup

Event Review: Wakeup Startup
Wakeup Startup is a monthly event held at the OSU Technology Commercialization Office in the South Campus Gateway, where three startups pitch their business concepts in 10 minutes or less, a panel of judges provide feedback, and the audience engages with a rapid-fire Q&A session. The event kicks...
July 17th, 2012 | Event Reviews | Read More

Flux Headphones offer earbuds that won’t tangle

Flux Headphones offer earbuds that won’t tangle
Matt Scandora and Jatana Srain decided they were spending too much time untangling or searching for their headphones, and thought magnets could help keep them around their wrists. So they got to work. Their first prototype was made with a pair of existing headphones, magnets, and Scotch Tape; it turned...
July 10th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Foodsponder uses location automation technology to help users find food trucks

Foodsponder uses location automation technology to help users find food trucks
After spending an hour driving around Columbus one evening looking for a particular food truck, Ryan McManus was annoyed and inspired. As anyone who frequents them knows, food trucks can be hard to find. And oftentimes once you do find them, they aren’t where they said they’d be in a tweet...
May 2nd, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More