Posts Tagged ‘TechColumbus’

First Customer helps companies bring products to market

First Customer helps companies bring products to market
Under a new program, Columbus2020 and TechColumbus are working together to connect early stage biomedical and information technology businesses with established companies that might be interested in buying their products. The First Customer Initiative allows goods that seem useful and valuable based...
December 19th, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Metropreneur nominated for 2011 Innovation Award

Metropreneur nominated for 2011 Innovation Award
We at The Metropreneur learned Friday that the website is a TechColumbus Innovation Award semi-finalist. The Innovation Awards honor individuals and teams for outstanding achievements in business leadership and innovation in numerous industries, including energy, financial services, retail, insurance,...
December 10th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Artificial trachea created by Nanofiber Solutions helps cancer patient

Artificial trachea created by Nanofiber Solutions helps cancer patient
A collaboration between Nanofiber Solutions LLC and Harvard Bioscience has produced the first U.S.-made synthetic trachea created from nanofibers to be successfully transplanted into a human. Columbus-based Nanofiber Solutions last week announced the transplant of its tracheal implant into Christopher...
December 6th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Acceptd gets $500,000 investment

Acceptd gets $500,000 investment
TechColumbus, along with NCT Ventures and private investors, recently announced a $500,000 investment in Acceptd, which has developed a Web-based prescreening tool designed to streamline the admissions process for fine arts colleges and programs. Currently, fine arts programs rely on in-person interviews...
December 4th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Meet the participants of the 1492 business accelerator

Meet the participants of the 1492 business accelerator
Global Entrepreneurship Week takes starts tomorrow and runs through Nov. 20. One way to celebrate locally is by attending a meet-and-greet with the startup teams who were recently selected for participation in the 1492 business accelerator program. The five startup businesses are Azoti, Capstone Innovations,...
November 13th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

nChannel to get up to $300,000 in funding from TechColumbus

nChannel to get up to $300,000 in funding from TechColumbus
TechColumbus yesterday announced that cloud-based retail solutions provider nChannel Inc. has been approved for up to $300,000 in financing from its Pre-Seed Fund. Headquartered within the TechColumbus incubator, nChannel is developing an easy to use, cloud-based platform that enables retailers to...
November 8th, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Ted Ford leaving TechColumbus

Ted Ford leaving TechColumbus
TechColumbus announced Tuesday that President and CEO Ted Ford is leaving the organization at the end of the calendar year. Ford was at the helm for six years. The TechColumbus Board of Directors has already launched a search for his successor. “We’ve made tremendous progress, both as an...
October 29th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Five startups selected for participation in 1492 program

Five startups selected for participation in 1492 program
Five companies were selected last week from a pool of 162 applicants to participate in the second 1492 business launch program, a collaboration between TechColumbus, Columbus State Community College, and Columbus College of Art & Design, with support from the Ohio Third Frontier. The program is...
October 25th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More