Weekly News Roundup: $551M for Ohio Small Biz Lending & More

One aspect of Ohio’s new business tax code that makes the state attractive to entrepreneurs launching small businesses is that there is no tax on the first $1 million of gross receipts, according to Ohio Means Business. [Read More]

Wonderland Columbus has introduced several ways for the public to support its efforts to create a multi-use creative space in the former Wonder Bread factory at 697 N. 4th St. [Read More]

Ben Gilbert, co-creator of the SeizeTheDay app for the iPhone is based in Columbus. But will he stay? [Read More]

State Small Business Credit Initiative funding for Ohio will support $551 million in new small business lending through local programs that help entrepreneurs expand their businesses and create new jobs. [Read More]

Upcoming Events:

The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is hosting  “10 Legal Tips For A Successful Start Up” today. Four Schottenstein Zox & Dunn attorneys will be on hand to provide practical guidance for navigating the 10 most common legal issues any startup business will face. [Read More]

The Ohio Poverty Law Center and the Franklin County Reentry Task Force are hosting a free reentry-focused legal information session for ex-offenders on Oct. 20. The office of Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner will present information about starting a business in Ohio. [Read More]

TEDxColumbus: What’s Next, which aims to highlight the talents, inspirations, and innovations of those in Columbus who are thinking about the future and how to move forward, will take place Oct. 22. [Read More]

Eric Ralph, creator of YourMilton.com, is the featured guest at the Fisher Entrepreneurship Association Speaker Series event on Oct. 25. [Read More]