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  Four finalists have been selected for the 2016 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented by The Metropreneur and Rotary District 6690. This year's finalists encompass the many forms social enterprise can take to make an impact in the Columbus community. Read...
A standing just over a year in the making, Columbus earns its designation as an official Kiva City this Thursday, July 21. Kiva Zip brought the microlending platform stateside to improve access to capital for entrepreneurs. Operating on a social...
Startup Weekend is back! If you've ever wondered what it's like to be an entrepreneur, then you'll want to attend this weekend's event. You'll witness, idea building, late-night coding and design sessions, and bootstrapping a new business in just...
The 10th annual Mayor's Small Business Conference and Expo will be held Oct. 3 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus at the Greater Columbus Convention Center from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Online registration opens today. This year's theme is "Go forward: driving local economic growth...
The Ohio State University will hold its annual student-organized Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit Saturday, February 28 at the Wexner Center's Mershon Auditorium. The event brings entrepreneurs, students and community members together to discuss the growing trend of social entrepreneurship. Over...
A new event series looks to provide a comfortable, educational environment to bring black entrepreneurs and small business owners together with a variety of resources. <BLK hack> kicks off Monday, March 21 at Rev1 Ventures from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. "The...
Starting on Tuesday, November 5th, Citywide Training & Development will be offering free classes for small businesses. Courses run throughout the month and cover several practical topics that impact small business owners. Participants can become more computer savvy through courses...
Is your business prepared for the future? Learn insights to set your business up for continued success in the future economy at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce's The Working Economy: Insider Luncheon on Tuesday, December 3. Stay informed on...