Posts Tagged ‘women-owned business’

Santo Brigadeiro Treats Columbus to a Little Piece of Brazilian Culture

Santo Brigadeiro Treats Columbus to a Little Piece of Brazilian Culture
The Brazilians were really on to something when they crafted their sweet treat that has come to be known as the brigadeiro. The bite-size nibbler that’s the consistency of a thick caramel and often adorned in dainty sprinkles is making its culinary mark on Columbus thanks to Cristina Jabur.  Sweets...
March 8th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Geben Communication’s Move Downtown

At Work: Geben Communication’s Move Downtown
Many business coaches would tell you the best way to think about starting a business, and one of the key documents you will need, is to write a business plan. Heather Whaling, founder and president of Geben Communication had a different idea in mind. “I’ve always tried to treat Geben like a...
January 22nd, 2016 | At Work | Read More

Belle Communications Landing the Right Story with the Right Audience at the Right Time

Belle Communications Landing the Right Story with the Right Audience at the Right Time
Head of local PR agency Belle Communications, Kate Finley was named one of PR News’ Top Women in PR for 2016, and is one of the few emerging agencies to be featured. Finley has been building her seven-person outfit since early 2013. Finley went to school for PR, taking a position as a marketing...
January 15th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

City Council Holds Small & Minority Business Development Committee Hearing

City Council Holds Small & Minority Business Development Committee Hearing
On Thursday, July 9, Columbus City Council held a hearing to discuss resources available for small and minority businesses in Columbus. Choosing a small businesses as the location, city council members and resource providers gathered at the Roosevelt Coffee house at 300 E. Long St. Councilmember Shannon...
July 15th, 2015 | Event Reviews | Read More

ECDI Celebrates Milestones

ECDI Celebrates Milestones
Continuing their support of the small business community in Columbus, ECDI is celebrating several impressive accomplishments, from anniversaries to events to awards. Food Fort Food Truck Fest Tomorrow Tomorrow, Saturday, August 9, the Food Fort powered by ECDI will hold its first ever Food Truck Festival...
August 8th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

What Do I Need to Know About Certification? Nine Questions to Determine Your Eligibility

What Do I Need to Know About Certification? Nine Questions to Determine Your Eligibility
Certification is a topic that interests – and confuses – many entrepreneurs. I recently spoke with the owner of a two-month-old business who wanted to use the distinction of being a minority- and woman-owned company to pursue some local business opportunities. She was quite surprised when...
July 11th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Entrepreneurship: It’s in Your Hands

Entrepreneurship: It’s in Your Hands
I talk and work with entrepreneurs on a daily basis in my role at the Columbus Chamber. Whether talking to someone on the phone or meeting face-to-face, the questions tend to be the same. How do I get started? Is there funding available to support by business? How do I become a certified business and...
May 13th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More