Weekly News Roundup: Cbus’s Tech Pros, Educated Residents Getting Press

A NewYork Times story provided a breakdown of the four most common types of business incubators and mentioned TechColumbus. [Read More]

The state has announced funding awards for several Central Ohio companies that are expected to create more than 440 new jobs while retaining more than 1,700 jobs in the region. [Read More]

The total value of outstanding loans to small businesses dropped by $43 billion, or 6.2 percent, between June 2009 and June 2010, according to a report recently released by the Small Business Administration. [Read More]

The results of a new survey by the National Federation of Independent Business suggest small business owners are still having difficulty obtaining loans. [Read More]

One Harvard Business School professor contends that President Obama is serious about working with the business community to get the nation’s economy rolling again. [Read More]

Columbus is among the 10 U.S. cities leading all others in demand for technology professionals. [Read More]

Columbus made NewGeography.com’s list of the nation’s “biggest brain magnets.” [Read More]

Entrepreneurship and innovation are thriving in the Midwest, which led the CEO of Jumpstart Inc. to wonder if the region is the next Silicon Valley. [Read More]

Columbus State Community College has been awarded a grant totaling $100,000 to help people with disabilities who have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to start or run their own small business. [Read More]

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TechColumbus Member Mixer– Today

Good Business: An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship– Feb. 22

Columbus Chamber 2011 Annual Meeting– Feb. 23

Green Initiative Workshop– Feb. 24