TechLounge: Central Ohio Technology | Entrepreneurs | Innovation
Before making important business decisions, smart companies do due diligence - the care a reasonable person should take before entering into an agreement or a transaction with another party. The same holds true when starting a business. You’re entering into an agreement with yourself and your backers to commit to a business for years or decades. Therefore, before starting a new venture, you should do research to develop, test and refine your business idea. However, many times,…Continue
Added by J Hudson on September 30, 2011 at 9:21am — No Comments
Good luck this weekend to “Rewired,” the house band of Resource Interactive as they compete in the 11th Annual Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands. Rewired will compete against seven other rock bands from top companies
across North and Central America on Saturday at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Judges for the grand final competition will include musicians from famed rock bands including Jefferson Starship, .38 Special and members of Billy Joel’s and…Continue
Added by Tricia Strahler on September 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Often, others don’t see the true innovation behind what they’re doing (or maybe they’re too modest to call attention to themselves). Something you recognize as truly breakthrough may seem to them to be just business as usual. They may need a little nudge to see the genius behind their work and we’re asking you to give it to them.
What clients, vendors, affiliates or even departments within your own company do you recognize as having taken major steps forward this year in products,…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on September 28, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments
The Third Annual TEDxColumbus will take place at COSI where attendees will engage in a day-long experience that celebrates “A Moment in Time.” Over 15 speakers and performers will present their discoveries, innovations, observations and more. Included in the ticket price is parking, lunch and two breaks.
COSI provides a unique opportunity for TEDxColumbus to grow in size and innovation. The dynamic space will provide a multitude of new experiences for attendees to fuel their creative…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on September 26, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments
Presenters at DEMO Fall 2011 emerged from the Silicon Valley conference more confident, encouraged, and with a little more direction on where to take their idea next. These entrepreneurs came from Italy, Germany, Norway, and Czech Republic; Canada, Taiwan, Japan and Denmark. They came from Michigan, Colorado and Ohio, with innovative ideas to help, to impact, to solve a problem.
The Startup America…Continue
Added by Joel Kessel on September 21, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments
Move quickly and quietly” is Tony Whelan's advice to would be entrepreneurs hoping to get their product or service to market before someone else.
The CEO of a nano tech startup, and self-proclaimed “startup junkie” answered the question: What does it take to start your own tech company? and much more during an episode of Internet radio program …Continue
Added by Erika Pryor on September 19, 2011 at 9:04am — No Comments
TechColumbus announced today the launch of www.onefourninetwo.com, which includes the online application for the 1492 business accelerator program. Entrepreneurs have until October 12 to submit their applications to be considered as semi-finalists in this 11-week business accelerator and launch program.
1492 is a community collaboration among TechColumbus,Columbus State Community College and the Columbus College of Art & Design,with…Continue
Added by Tricia Strahler on September 16, 2011 at 8:45pm — No Comments
Compliments to http://www.punchkickinteractive.com/ for their comments on how to do this right.
Over 90% of texts from SMS messaging campaigns are read by recipients, generating average response rates of 15-30% or more. Take that, traditional media....The future of mobile marketing is bright. Very bright.
Added by Pkilzer on September 15, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments
September 27th & 28th at the Columbus Convention Center 7:30am -5pm. Google will be hosting a FREE event & workshop session to encourage small & medium sized businesses to get their business online. Log in to www.ohiogetonline.com, there are three workshops: Get a Free Website, Running Your Business Online, and Introduction to Google AdWords. If they already have a website, there are plenty of tips and tricks relevant in the other…Continue
Added by Kay Shabazz on September 14, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
The "What Makes Columbus 'Cool' for the Young and Talented? 2011" survey is for people like you: young and talented artists, entrepreneurs and professionals, approximately 25 – 34 years old, who are current or former residents of Columbus and surrounding communities. The goal is to gauge your ideas about what makes (or will make) Columbus a cool and vibrant place to live and work. If you no longer live here, please share why not and what might bring you back.
Information gathered from…Continue
Added by Robbie Banks on September 14, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
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DEMO: Day 2
This morning we unveiled BringShare to more than 900 participants and venture capitalists, including more than 115 media representatives attending @DEMO in Silicon Valley – showing them how online marketing analytics just got significantly smarter, faster and cost effective for marketers and small businesses. We’re getting great feedback from media and fellow presenters and are truly excited and humbled by the response.
Our beta is now available at…Continue
Added by Justin Spring on September 13, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
DEMO: Day 1
Dry runs, non-stop rehearsing, and meeting some of the smartest entrepreneurs from around the globe – that pretty much sums up our first day @DEMO.
With 80 presenters here from locales such as Israel, Denmark, Germany, China, Taiwan, Canada – we couldn’t be more excited to represent Columbus, Ohio, as the first-ever Ohio-based company to launch at DEMO.
Good news for us, we bat third on Tuesday morning and get this labor of love…Continue
Added by Justin Spring on September 13, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments
“Any age, any stage” is the theme of the Tech Help Week at your Franklin County public libraries.
During the week of September 11 to September 17, we will stage a special series of technology-related programs appropriate for anyone, from job seekers who need to learn about LinkedIn to those voracious readers who want to know how to download eBooks onto their new eReader.
Learn how to upload your photos and…Continue
Added by Barbara Beardsley on September 12, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
BringShare is that easy, we promise.
When you join BringShare, you’ll learn how to quickly connect all of your existing accounts such as Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, email marketing, etc., one time so you can instantly see how these channels are performing. And by simply choosing a date range and performing a simple drop and drag of what you want to see, you’re just one click away from a report that can be emailed to your boss that’s…Continue
Added by Justin Spring on September 9, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Web site for the business accelerator program, 1492, is now live. Entrepreneurs with an idea for a new business can submit their application online via a simple fill-in form covering business startup basics. Based on this submission, judges will select 10 finalists to make formal pitches before the 1492 judging committee. Five of these ideas will be chosen to receive business coaching services and funding (up to $20,000 per startup) to help launch their idea into a…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on September 9, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Does this describe your marketing reporting process?
Essentially your marketing has evolved and has also gone online, but your reporting is stuck in the late 1990s.
Added by Justin Spring on September 8, 2011 at 10:09am — No Comments
We are excited to announce that BringShare officially will launch at DEMO – The Launchpad for Emerging Technology – next week at its Fall 2011 event in Silicon Valley.
We will be providing live updates from DEMO via Twitter and on our blog. Our new website will launch on Sept. 13 and we’ll present BringShare to the world on Wednesday, Sept. 14. There’s a lot going on and you won’t want to miss it – so follow us on Twitter at…Continue
Added by Justin Spring on September 7, 2011 at 8:13pm — No Comments
TechColumbus today announced internship funding available through the Central Ohio Third Frontier Internship Program (COTFIP) which is aimed at linking Ohio students enrolled in high-tech curriculums with internship opportunities at Central Ohio businesses. TechColumbus is one of 8 regional grantees throughout Ohio administering the program and has been designated to administer the program in Central Ohio.
“The Central Ohio Third Frontier Internship Program connects talented students…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on September 7, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
We’re getting the word out on how the federal government can help start-ups. This blog article is the third in our series cataloguing programs for high-technology entrepreneurs (sometimes referred to as “high-growth, high-impact…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on September 2, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments