Posts Tagged ‘TechColumbus’

PlugSmarts Creates Energy-Efficient Solutions for Businesses

PlugSmarts Creates Energy-Efficient Solutions for Businesses
Everyone would love to save a little money on their utility bills, but imagine the overwhelming utilities necessary to run a school or a hospital. One Columbus-based company is offering a unique set of services to help companies be more energy efficient. PlugSmart knows energy. From helping clients self-generate...
November 20th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

10X Tuesday: Startup Accelerator Mentors New Class of Entrepreneurs

10X Tuesday: Startup Accelerator Mentors New Class of Entrepreneurs
The 10X Startup Accelerator is developing its fourth group of entrepreneurs. Since 2011, the accelerator is bringing together various community groups to create an unparalleled mentorship network for startups. During the 10-week program, entrepreneurs learn the ins and outs of what it takes to create...
October 15th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

TechColumbus Rebrands & Re-Focuses on Startups

TechColumbus Rebrands & Re-Focuses on Startups
Tom Walker took over the reigns at TechColumbus over a year ago, implementing a wave of change. TechColumbus is repositioning their focus on entrepreneurs while implementing a rebrand of their own. “Where can TechColumbus provide the most value on the economic scene?” Walker asked. The answer...
October 14th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

New TechColumbus Event Provides Pitch Platform

New TechColumbus Event Provides Pitch Platform
On Thursday, September 26th, TechColumbus is hosting TechPitch Day, an event aimed at creating a pitch platform for high-growth technology entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs will give a seven-minute presentation, followed by a question and answer session, to a panel of TechColumbus team members as well as...
September 13th, 2013 | Local Events, Upcoming Events | Read More

Rick Coplin of TechColumbus: Your Questions Answered

Rick Coplin of TechColumbus: Your Questions Answered
TheMetropreneur.com is built around providing a space to share resources and information about the extensive startup community in Columbus. The city shows tremendous support for small businesses and entrepreneurs through a variety of ever-expanding resources. As Vice President, Community Partner Ventures...
August 27th, 2013 | Frequently Asked Questions | Read More

Local investment fuels startup culture abroad

Local investment fuels startup culture abroad
In early March, “The Washington Post” reported Secretary of State John Kerry’s release of immediate aid to Egypt in an effort to boost economic development and inspire additional reform. Columbus-based inmobly, whose PAUL app The Metropreneur recently spotlighted, was born out of...
April 12th, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Ford to lead AEE Ohio

Ford to lead AEE Ohio
Former TechColumbus President and CEO Ted Ford has landed a new gig. Advanced Energy Economy Ohio announced last week that Ford has been appointed its new president and CEO. He was selected from a national search. “Ted brings with him a wealth of experience in nonprofit leadership, innovation...
January 14th, 2013 | Announcements | 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