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Ohio Treasurer Kevin Boyce is using Minority Enterprise Development Week, which ends tomorrow, to remind minority business owners of the resources available through the his office, namely the GrowNOW program. Since taking office in January 2009, Boyce’s administration claims it...
Economic and Community Development Institute President and General Counsel Steve Fireman has launched a column, titled Legalese,in which he will regularly weigh in on legal matters pertinent to entrepreneurs, give advice, and provide resources. Columbus has the 20th-lowest combined county,...
To anyone who has been denied a bank loan for a small business, it may seem that the proverbial window of opportunity has closed. However, for those who are determined to get off the ground, alternative business financing can...
The Metropreneur recently profiled prominent local business owners Jeni Britton Bauer and Elizabeth Lessner, and both independently named Mark Swanson, president of Cup o' Joe/Stauf's Coffee Roasters, one of their go-to guys for professional guidance and advice. That fact, combined with...
The 2010 Ohio Business Expo, scheduled for tomorrow at the Rhodes Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds, allows small companies and minority- and women-owned businesses seeking contract work to connect with state agencies. hiVelocity recently profiled six young entrepreneurs...
These days, it seems everyone is seeing “green.” Interest in designing, constructing, working, and living in environmentally-friendly buildings has increased considerably and shows little chance of letting up. As owner/principal at Greenovate, Tyler Steele, for one, is capitalizing on those...
The King Arts Complex and Huntington National Bank are hosting Entrepreneur Empowerment, an event designed to inspire entrepreneurs, small businesses, and young professionals to develop new concepts and strategies for the 21st century, on Aug. 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event also is meant to...
Efforts to attract funding from private investors for young, promising Ohio companies are examined by Ohio News Network's Ohio Means Business program airing Mondays at 12:30 a.m. On Aug. 8, The Columbus Dispatch reported that the Ohio Capital Fund issues...
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