Posts Tagged ‘Tom Walker’

5 Reasons to Start a Technology Business in Columbus

5 Reasons to Start a Technology Business in Columbus
It’s been a hectic and very rewarding first quarter at 1275 Kinnear Rd. We formally announced our rebrand from TechColumbus to Rev1 Ventures, introduced an exciting new website, and completed improvements to Rev1 Labs (previously SpringBox Labs incubator). We love the cool look of our new logo, business...
April 1st, 2015 | Capital Access | Read More

Dublin Entrepreneurial Center Celebrating 6 Years & Expansion with Open House

Dublin Entrepreneurial Center Celebrating 6 Years & Expansion with Open House
The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center will host an open house on Wednesday, March 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to celebrate six successful years and unveil 5,400 square feet of additional space. Currently occupying the third floor of 565 Metro Place South in Dublin, the DEC will add its additional offices on...
March 23rd, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup
“We have deep depth.” — Yogi Berra This is as very exciting time to be part of the Central Ohio business community—especially for entrepreneurs. So much is happening here that Kiplinger recently named Columbus to its list of 10 Great Cities for Starting a Business. Consider how our sources...
November 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

5 Ways to Increase Your Concept’s Odds for Success

5 Ways to Increase Your Concept’s Odds for Success
It can cost a lot less to start a new company today than it would have cost ten years ago. Advances in technology—cloud computing, online distribution channels, open software, 3D printers, and the “pay as you use” SaaS model—are continuing to drive down the dollars required to get a startup...
October 1st, 2014 | Capital Access | 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

5 Ways Networking Pays Off When You’re Raising Capital

5 Ways Networking Pays Off When You’re Raising Capital
“We have deep depth.” – Yogi Berra This is the seventh article in our Capital Access series. We began when last winter’s snow was deep on the ground. Our first topics were heavy lifting ones. We talked about the financial side of raising capital—matching milestones to capital needs, being...
August 6th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Five Steps to Achieving the Milestones that Lead to Investment Capital

Five Steps to Achieving the Milestones that Lead to Investment Capital
If you are an entrepreneur looking to raise capital, the best advice I have is to call TechColumbus and ask how we can help. Last year 400 companies made inquiries. From those initial contacts, we added 56 new companies to our portfolio, bringing the total number of companies actively accessing venture...
July 2nd, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

It’s All About Communications

It’s All About Communications
“It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.” – Yogi Berra If the first time potential investors hear about your company is when you are ready to raise capital, you are not ready to raise capital. While you are busy building your prototype and choosing the...
June 4th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More