News Announcements

Announcements

Major local news announcements.

Rapid expansion is on the horizon for mobile gifting app Jifiti. The startup recently secured $2.5 million in investments from Simon Property Group, Schottenstein Stores Corp. and the Jesselson Group. Simon Property Group is the largest owner of malls...
Regional economic development entity Columbus 2020 was just named the silver medal winner in the High Performance Economic Development category for economic development organizations by Atlas Advertising. Atlas produces the annual High Performance Economic Development Benchmarking Survey, where Columbus...
eEvent is refining its offerings to fit customer demand, and the $250,000 investment it recently received from TechColumbus will surely help. The funding has not only allowed the three men behind the event marketing engine −Andi Sie, Edy Sulistyo, and...
Youngstown is an Ohio city that has seen better days, but the team at Drund is looking toward the future. This startup has developed an online platform and is showcasing its work this week at the Launch Conference in...
SoMoLend is a new online Peer-to-Peer company that connects entrepreneurs with investors on a localized level. The business aims to assist businesses who are credit-worthy for borrowing money, but not quite eligible for traditional financing. "This new website allows small...
A sign of the seemingly ever-expanding craft-brew market in Columbus, Actual Brewing Company has landed at the top of the list for best startup business of 2013. "The Actual Brewing Company being declared Best Startup Business of 2013 does not...
A website going live next month is intended to help Columbus area businesses looking to occupy or unload commercial real estate. iLeaseSwap.com is being billed as the first and largest online marketplace where business owners can enter and exit leases...
City planning is something that doesn't happen overnight. So it seems like a natural fit for a city planner to spend some time working in the industry before launching their own business in the field. After 15 years of planning...