Posts Tagged ‘startups’

New Franklin County / ECDI Program Aims to Boost Retail Startups

New Franklin County / ECDI Program Aims to Boost Retail Startups
A new program from a partnership between Franklin County and ECDI recently launched to assist retailers throughout Central Ohio. Known as the Retail Incubation Supporting Entrepreneurs (RISE) program, the goal is to support retail businesses, enhance targeted communities and to create sales tax revenue...
June 18th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

10X Startup Accelerator Accepting Apps for Fall 2013 Class

10X Startup Accelerator Accepting Apps for Fall 2013 Class
The 10xelerator program is now accepting applications from startups and entrepreneurs looking to enroll in the Fall 2013 class. Applications are due by July 14th, and up to 10 teams will be announced as a part of the program in early August. The 10x program was launched in 2011 to help local entrepreneurs...
June 13th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

SunDown RunDown to give entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch business ideas

SunDown RunDown to give entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch business ideas
SunDown RunDown is an evening business pitch event that launches this month. The purpose of SunDown RunDown  is to offer entrepreneurs a chance to present their ideas in an unfiltered manner and make a connection with someone who can help them in some way, whether that be a cash investment or help...
May 7th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

cannon.fm features content produced entirely by local musicians

cannon.fm features content produced entirely by local musicians
Coming up in the Columbus music scene has been both inspiring and depressing for Mat Marcum and Ryan Cox. On one hand, the city is home to a lot of talent. On the other, not many people, especially those outside Columbus, will ever be exposed to it. So the duo founded cannon.fm with a simple goal: to...
November 27th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

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