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Applications are open through November 8 for the Franklin County Community Equity Fund. A strategic partnership between the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, One Columbus and the Columbus Urban League, the FCCEF deploys capital to support small Black and...
After anticipating that funding for the second round of the SBA's Paycheck Protection Program might run out within a week of its opening on April 27, nine days later billions of dollars remain available. The average loan size in...
Columbus was recently ranked as the #3 US city for fashion (falling only behind New York and Los Angeles), with over 500 fashion design professionals employed here by large companies including The Limited, Victoria's Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Express...
A panel at the second annual Columbus Startup Week featured some heavy hitters in the local funding community dispensing some frank, and at times surprising, advice about when a business should seek outside capital. Offering insights were: Parker MacDonell -...
A 'coming soon' listing on WeWork's website was the initial indication the coworking giant was headed for Columbus, but until today the exact location has been under wraps. WeWork has signed a lease for the entirety of the office...
Ohio pride. Ohio artisans. Ohio products. A new wholesale catalog from Wholly Craft Owner Olivera Bratich is connecting all three. Handmade Ohio aims to get more Ohio artisans in more shops across the state, showing their pride through their...
Two new accelerators will launch their inaugural programs in Columbus this fall. A cross-industry partnership of some of the biggest companies across the state will support Fintech 71, a global financial technology accelerator, while Silicon Valley think tank Singularity...
Goldman Sachs is partnering with Columbus State Community College to provide an educational opportunity for local business owners through its 10,000 Small Businesses program. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a free, 14-week training program that helps participants learn...