Upper Arlington-based CardiOx Corp has announced the closing of an $8 million Series C funding round. Investments will support the company, which is developing a noninvasive device for detecting right-to-left heart shunts, through commercialization in the U.S. and Europe.
CardiOx has previously raised $4 million in venture and angel funding in two rounds, along with another $1 million in grants from the Ohio Third Frontier. Reservoir Venture Partners led the Series A funding, with… Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 31, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Four Central Ohio companies were counted among Inc’s annual ranking of the top 500 fastest growing private companies in the US based on three-year percentage of growth. Znode, which ranked No. 223, topped the list of the fastest growing Central Ohio companies. The other three top performers included CallCopy (412), Tower Wireless (444) and Bluemile (445).
In addition, there were 41 more Central Ohio companies that made the Inc | 5000 list of the 5,000 fastest growing… Continue
Added by Tricia Strahler on August 26, 2011 at 1:54pm —
Wireless Data Security Experts Lead Webinar Discussion on Emerging Trends and Best Business Practices for Mobile Endpoint Security and Lifecycle Management
On September 13 at 2pm EST, e-Cycle LLC in collaboration with CCMI and The Voice Report, is hosting a free, in-depth webinar entitled “Build a Secure Mobile Lifecycle Program for Your Enterprise.” Guest authorities will explore emerging wireless data security trends and provide concrete advice on managing critical end-point data… Continue
Added by e-Cycle on August 26, 2011 at 10:00am —
The 2011 Inc 500| 5000 list has been published with 11 Ohio companies making the list of America’s 500 fastest growing private companies - including Znode, which ranked 223. In addition, another 45 Central Ohio companies, ranging from staffing services to IT consulting, were ranked in the list of 5000 fastest growing private companies in America.
Inc annually ranks the fastest growing private companies based on their three-year percentage growth rate. For the full… Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 26, 2011 at 9:55am —
Mobile phone buyback, data protection and recycling company ranked in nation’s fastest growing, environmental services companies after achieving 558 percent growth
Inc. magazine ranked e-Cycle LLC the fifth fastest growing environmental services company in its 2011 Inc. 500 | 5000 list of privately held, for-profit companies in the U.S.
e-Cycle is the leading provider of wireless buyback, data deletion and recycling… Continue
Added by e-Cycle on August 26, 2011 at 9:00am —
The following is an excerpt from Part 1 of the SBA Help for Startups blog.... If you’ve spent any time reading through the Loans and Grants discussion board, you would notice that one of the most commonly… Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 25, 2011 at 10:49am —
You'll love the current tech start up series on Digital 411 -- heard exclusively on TalktainmentRadio.com. You'll want to review previous podcasts including 8/11: What it takes to start a tech company with special guest Tony Whelan; and 8/24: Tech start up funding options with special guests Rick Coplin and Kevin Gadd. These… Continue
Added by Erika Pryor on August 24, 2011 at 7:30am —
To start off the celebration, in collaboration with The College of Engineering, we will be hosting three sessions for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit, each 50 minutes in length, starting at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. Each session will be worth 1 CPD credit, for a total of 3 CPD credits for the afternoon:
1. 1- 1:50 p.m. “Sustainable mobility – what will the drivers and challenges be in the next 20 years?”
2. 2 - 2:50 p.m. “Internal…
Added by Holly Henley on August 23, 2011 at 12:06pm —
When buying a laptop - processing speed is a critical component in your decision when choosing which one to purchase. Why is this so hard to translate this when purchasing your WLAN network?
Controller based WLAN manufacturers put a processor into their controllers to process throughout their deployed access points - not very efficient and does not scale very well - more access points - the more the processing speed gets dilluted.
Aerohive puts the processor in each and… Continue
Added by Nick Gobora on August 20, 2011 at 12:17pm —
Technology can mean more than just the Internet and computers. In fact, advances in technology can extend to devices that treat obesity or incontinence — and that are being developed in central Ohio.
TechColumbus gave out a dozen grants to tech startup companies for projects during the recently concluded 2011 fiscal year, the organization announced yesterday.
Read the full August 17, 2011 Columbus Dispatch story about… Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 17, 2011 at 2:39pm —
Fathom Online Marketing is conducting research regarding the challenges faced by online marketers in the technology industry. We know that your time is precious, but ask that you spare a few minutes of your day to fill out our brief survey. Your responses will be incorporated in a white paper being released in early September, which examines the pain points and solutions for online marketing in the technology industry. As a token of our appreciation for participating in this survey, you will… Continue
Added by Bill Balderaz on August 17, 2011 at 2:38pm —
Join Shelly Menduni as she discusses the importance of image in her presentation, Session 1: "Impact Your Image"
Topics covered in this session include:
*First impressions DO count: you only get 5 seconds, make them count!
*Learn 3 things to do immediately to positively impact your image
*Be true to you: authentic style reflects your true inner self
*Create a professional wardrobe: your secret…
Added by Pkilzer on August 16, 2011 at 9:00am —
Columbus made the Best Fall Trips List by National Geographic, and is in good company with places like Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, Switzerland.
Festivals, farmer's markets, fall colors and you guessed it, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream are among the several attractions that… Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 15, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Looking for an efficient and effective way to grow your business? I frequently recommend consulting the smart people at the Ohio SBDC (Small Business Development Center). But, before you contact Mike Bowers and his colleagues, I suggest you use Columbus Metropolitan Library… Continue
Added by Barbara Beardsley on August 12, 2011 at 5:00pm —
Three local companies were recognized for excellence in IT in CIO Magazine. Nationwide Investment Services, OhioHealth and Safelite Group were all named to the 2011 CIO100 list.
Nationwide was recognized for a $150 million, multiyear customer-information-management project, the goal of which is to help the company become an industry leader in customer service. The project involved consolidating all customer information into one system, deploying advanced analytics, and… Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 12, 2011 at 12:31pm —
I was surprised that the client got such a good result, so I want to preface this testimonial by saying "past performance is not a guarantee of future results". That said; I'm very proud of our Financial Modeling tool. It's going to help a great number of people when we release it as an online subscription!
Here's our 'Testimonials' page:… Continue
Added by Tony Gruber, CPA on August 12, 2011 at 11:03am —
Wireless mobile buyback, data protection and recycling company creates tool kit to assist businesses and organizations in implementing a responsible mobile phone recycling program
In response to client feedback and qualitative research, e-Cycle LLC has developed a comprehensive “Get… Continue
Added by e-Cycle on August 9, 2011 at 9:30am —
IT Martini is coming back to Columbus! In partnership with Janova, IT Martini is kicking things off at the Tween Brands Campus in New Albany on Thursday September 1st. The theme of IT Martini Hour 19 is: QA or the Highway!
One of the most anticipated parts of the IT Martini event is the early stage 'startup' companies that demo their products, founded by local entrepreneurs and IT professionals. IT Martini has given out fifteen (16) IT Community… Continue
Added by Kevin Hiser on August 8, 2011 at 10:30am —
1492 The Second Voyage: Preparing to Set Sail
Calling All Creative Entrepreneurs with a Business Idea
Organizers have announced plans for the second 1492 business launch competition aimed at finding the next great companies. Entrepreneurs are encouraged to begin developing their pitch for submission to this accelerated business launch competition.
Based on a written business brief, ten finalists will be selected to make formal…
Added by Greg Pugh on August 4, 2011 at 11:00am —
(Columbus – August 2, 2011) The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Sustainability Awards, to be announced at the Summit on Sustainability & the Environment on October 11. The awards will honor outstanding leadership in central Ohio within the five categories under the umbrella of MORPC’s Center for Energy and Environment volunteer working groups: Agriculture and Local Foods, Energy and Air Quality, Greenways and Water Quality,… Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on August 2, 2011 at 4:55pm —