Business Profiles

Business Profiles

Profiles of local small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Tim Friar saw a void in the Central Ohio furniture retail scene and, rather than lament it, decided to fill it himself. Friar, a modern furniture fan, was all too aware of the lack of local retailers selling mid-price pieces...
While Chris Sammons was a student at the University of Kentucky, he says his mother mailed him care packages filled with food and "other stuff" he wanted every two weeks. The loving gesture wasn't exactly convenient or cost-effective, though. "Because she...
Freshbox Catering has been up and running for just a little over a year now, but its Chief Sandwich Officer Joe DeLoss is already receiving national recognition. DeLoss, 25, is a 2010 finalist for BusinessWeek’s Best Young Entrepreneur award. "It’s a huge...
Fulcrum Creatives LLC −a new enterprise that caters specifically to arts, environmental, and caused-based organizations− was eight years in the making. Jason Moore and Jamison Pack founded Fulcrum Design Corps LLC  in 2002 in an attempt to capitalize on the former's experience...
FlyMuch Inc. appears to be off to a strong start. The technology-based startup launched just last year was among 16 businesses recently offered Job Creation Tax Credits by the Ohio Department of Development. The 45 percent tax credit is valued at $136,003...
The entrepreneur who has played a large part in revitalizing Gay Street recently turned his attention to redeveloping the former Bristol Bar. Jeff Mathes, managing partner of Due Amici and Barrio Tapas Restaurant, says he is transforming the space, located...
Patrick Murphy and his nine-person team at Brand Thunder LLC provide extreme makeovers to Internet browsers. In doing so, the the customization specialists attempt to create a persistent connection between major brands and their online consumers.  And if Brand Thunder's...
It's likely Andi Sie and Edy Sulistyo would agree that necessity is indeed the mother of invention. eEvent Inc., the Columbus-based technology startup co-founded by Sie and Sulistyo, was created after the former encountered several problems while organizing Asian Festival. "Since then,...

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