Weekly News Roundup: Wonderland Gets Exec. Dir., Fisher EMBA Ranked & More

An expansive package of tax reforms has made Ohio more business friendly, according to a white paper in which Inc. magazine editors explore the ideal location selection model for business startups. [Read More]

The Executive MBA program at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business is ranked no. 17  in The Wall Street Journal’s Best EMBA Programs for 2010. [Read More]

Wonderland Columbus’s board of directors has voted unanimously to make Adam Brouillette, a local artist and community organizer, the project’s executive director. [Read More]

Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership, recently discussed Columbus2020, a new regional partnership that focuses on economic development. [Read More]

Frustrated creative types are taking their aspirations to Kickstarter, a website that has helped about 3,000 people pay for projects since its April 2009 inception. [Read More]

Upcoming Events:

The Columbus Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners is hosting a workshop titled “Building Your Bridge to Success with an Advisory Board” today. [Read More]

INCREASE Community Development Corp. is hosting a Business and Community Resources Expo on Oct. 14. Those interested in being exhibitors can register online now. [Read More]

The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is hosting  “10 Legal Tips For A Successful Start Up” on Oct.14. 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]