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-- ECDI has a proven track record serving non-tech, “Main Street” businesses, often those deemed by traditional financial institutions as too risky to support....

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When cousins Michael Bumgarner and Scott Sondles introduced skincare line Hemp + Honey Plus in April of 2014, the hemp oil and manuka honey-based products were...

Last month, System of Strength opened its third Central Ohio location in Clintonville at 3560 N. High St. Over the past five years, Founders Keri Croft...

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DSW may have 514 locations nationwide, but there’s only one (for now) that has a W Nail Bar inside. The Columbus-based shoe giant teamed...

After just over a year in business, Central Ohio's two PizzaRev locations are exiting the market. The Los Angeles-based restaurant chain will liquidate the...

Continental Office is expanding its footprint to Downtown Columbus. The 4,000 square foot studio at 130 E. Chestnut St. will serve dual purposes as...
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Crowdfunding Roundup

After a few slow months in the crowdfunding world, August sees a surge of new campaigns. From mead to fidget spinners, let's dive in: The...

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Deploying millions of dollars in loans and assisting thousands of entrepreneurs, ECDI was once again voted the Top Small Business Resource in Columbus. A one-stop-shop...

Despite a year that could have meant the end of a startup before it even got to officially launch its product, the DACA Time...

There's a special name for the business that comes in at #1 on the list of top business success stories of 2017. Columbus got its...

Farewell, 2017! As another year winds down, we're taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories and best advice published over...

Farewell, 2017! As another year winds down, we're taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories and best advice published over...

There's a trail for ale and a trail for coffee, and this year Experience Columbus introduced a third choose-your-own adventure option to explore the...

Hit the road in a new car, save some dough while discovering new local small businesses and have dinner on the table in six...

Daryl Hennessy has been an active member of the Westgate and Hilltop communities for two decades, serving on area commissions, getting involved with various...