Weekend News Roundup

Weekend News Roundup

Weekly small business and entrepreneurial news bites.

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,...
On July 7, the Ohio Department of Development named Karen Shauri the director of The Small Business Development Centers of Ohio network. She previously served as the SBDC Interim Director and Assistant Division Director of the Entrepreneurship and Small...
The founders of the Columbus Idea Foundry have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,500 to double the size of their space.  Ohio ranks 5th in the nation for cost of doing business, according to CNBC's "America's Top States for...
Columbus's office market has experienced its seventh straight quarter of increased vacancies. For the July-to-September period, the vacancy rate in Columbus rose to 18.1 percent, up from 16.3 percent during the same quarter in 2009, according to data released...
Columbus Chamber 2011 Blue Chip Economic Forecast Video Now Online: Prior to the above forecast, Bill LaFayette told The Metropreneur about potential small business growth sectors in Central Ohio.  In Other News... Ted Ford, president and CEO of TechColumbus, discussed the nonprofit...
The Central Ohio Hub for Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Energy Storage aims to position Columbus and Central Ohio as a global leader in advanced energy storage research, commercialization and manufacturing. Tom Van Cleef, managing director at Shine On Solar Solutions...
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...
Ohio’s business environment supports advanced energy growth Hundreds of Ohio companies have maximized the state's strong manufacturing history to successfully shift from past inventions to tomorrow's innovations, according to the Ohio Business Development Coalition. Pro-business crowd applauds Kasich speech Gov. John Kasich...

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