TechLounge: Central Ohio Technology | Entrepreneurs | Innovation
Join the Columbus Metropolitan Club for lunch on December 13. Michael Moritz, venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California in Silicon Valley, and a former member of the board of directors of Google Inc. will be the luncheon speaker.
Register online by clicking…
Added by Wayne Henry on November 30, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments
Well, at least it's not just me thinking (feeling) this...especially in this tough economic time, a quick deal will trump a long term investment (and risk mind you), but we are overlooking some very good opportunities just because they're pharma.
Added by George Proicou on November 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
You launched your business. You have built out the product, you are getting favorable reaction from your early market entry, you even got some early financing. Things are going great. This entrepreneurship thing is a piece of cake, right?
WARNING ~ Celebrate early success but don't take your foot off the gas.
There is a life cycle to business growth and even if things are working at the beginning there are a lot of different issues you will have to deal with…Continue
Added by Michael Bowers on November 21, 2011 at 12:07pm — No Comments
TechColumbus, along with NCT Ventures and other private investors, announced today a $500,000 investment in Acceptd LLC, developers of a Web-based prescreening tool designed to streamline the admissions process for fine arts colleges and programs.
Currently, fine arts programs rely on in-person interviews and live auditions to gauge applicants’ potential beyond written applications. Acceptd provides a Web-enabled solution that allows faculty members to pre-screen applicants via…Continue
Some people are born entrepreneurs. Others find the entrepreneurial spirit later in life. It seems safe to say that Tanisha Robinson falls into the former category, given her first “unofficial business” was started at the ripe age of 11. That business charged neighborhood kids to play with her and her sibling’s toys.
“When my mother found out about that she was not happy and I found myself in big trouble. But I think I redeemed myself by being more responsible with future endeavors,”…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on November 17, 2011 at 3:38pm — No Comments
After Craig Lee was injured while on duty as a Columbus Police Sergeant during Red, White and Boom in 2005, he started to think it was time to start a new life chapter. A hip replacement surgery that rendered him 72 percent disabled sealed the decision and he found himself looking for pathways outside of law enforcement.
According to his wife Lisa, Craig always had an entrepreneurial spirit. He also had a lifelong passion for baking. When life circumstances changed, the two of them…
Added by Wayne Henry on November 17, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments
CEO of mobile phone buyback, data security, and recycling company named 2011 Central Ohio Small Business Leader in EcoBusiness category
Hilliard, Oh., November 16, 2010 – www.e-Cycle.com) CEO, Chris Irion, with the 2011 Small Business Leader Award in the category of EcoBusiness. Winners were acknowledged at the Small Business Forum and Leader Awards on November 15, 2011. This program celebrates exceptional leaders in the…Continue
Added by e-Cycle on November 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Center for Automotive Research partners with Drexel Theatre for screening "Revenge of the Electric Car"
The Center for Automotive Research, along with the student-led OSU EcoCAR2 team, join with local Drexel Theatre for a screening of the newly released "Revenge of the Electric Car," Friday, November 18. The release is a sequel to the original "Who Killed the Electric Car?," both directed by Chris Paine. The event, featuring a showcase of electric vehicles (Chevy Volt, Nissan LEAF,…Continue
Added by Holly Henley on November 16, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week, each day TechColumbus will bring you the story of an entrepreneur whose work is changing our world. Please enjoy reading these intriguing journeys.
In 2006, when Halle Butvin graduated from OSU and headed to Washington DC, she never realized how difficult it would be to pursue her passion for international development.
“I thought there would be jobs…Continue
Added by Tricia Strahler on November 16, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week, each day this week TechColumbus will bring you the story of an entrepreneur whose work is changing our world. Please enjoy reading these intriguing journeys.
Some might call Carol Clark lucky. Lucky to have founded a tech-based business; lucky to watch that business successfully remain relevant throughout a tumultuous three-decade history; lucky to have survived the dot com bust;…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on November 15, 2011 at 9:47am — No Comments
Tech Corps was recently spotlighted in a companion piece to CNN’s “Black in America”. Lisa Chambers, National Director and State Director (OH) of Tech Corps shared the link and the information below:
This appeared as a companion piece to CNN's Black in America: "The New Promise Land: Silicon Valley" …Continue
Added by Laura Coffee on November 14, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
For those of you looking to balance the key concepts and the value Information Governance can provide there is a complimentary short Executive Briefing pdf ebook that can get you started
Added by Kim Proudfoot on November 11, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Kristie Melnik is a microbiologist and the Founder and President of Cytolutions. This is a great story on how Kristie and Lori Boyd created a fragrance called “Not My Own” in order to make a difference in the lives of women battling breast cancer.
See the full story by going to the following link: http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2011/11/07/columbus-not-my-own-ff.html
Added by Laura Coffee on November 11, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Join the leader in cloud-based geospatial infrastructure to explore solutions built on the CA AppLogic® platform
Redlands, CA—Skygone Inc will exhibit at the CA World 2011 conference to be held November 13-16, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Skygone has achieved Certified Cloud Operator (CCO) and Certified Cloud Architect (CCA) accreditation on the CA AppLogic®…Continue
Added by Gisele Kirtley on November 11, 2011 at 12:33pm — No Comments
Dear Tech Community,
I’m inviting you to participate in a unique, one-day opportunity that will help GroundWork group in our ability to serve our nonprofit members. Every contribution made during this 24-hour event will grow with matching funds.
From 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2011 through 11 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 2011.
Double your donation – The Columbus Foundation will match up to 50% of every dollar donated to GroundWork group. …Continue
Added by Tim Haynes on November 9, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
In Celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 14-20), TechColumbus is hosting members of the entrepreneurial and business community on Wednesday November 16 at Fleur - 114 North Third Street in downtown Columbus. This will be the public’s first chance to meet the 1492 participants that were selected from the more than 160 applications received for the program.
Cost to attend is $10 and includes one complimentary drink and hors…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on November 7, 2011 at 6:33pm — No Comments
In Celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 14-20), TechColumbus is hosting members of the entrepreneurial and business community on Wednesday, November 16 at Fleur - 114 North Third Street in downtown Columbus. This will be the public’s first chance to meet the 1492 participants that were selected from the more than 160 applications received for the program.
Cost to attend is $10 and includes one…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on November 7, 2011 at 6:23pm — No Comments
I came across an article in MedCity News on tips to engage the FDA that help move a medical device to approval. Every bit of advice helps! Follow the link to read, Five tips on steering medical devices through the FDA.
Added by Burton Page on November 4, 2011 at 9:38am — No Comments
Last week, the Columbus Chamber convened its annual meeting on the State of Young Professionals in Central Ohio. The evening combined career development workshops with networking and a presentation of the results of the Chamber’s recent survey on “What Makes Columbus ‘Cool’ for the Young and Talented.”
With young professionals (YPs) comprising such a significant portion of the Columbus Region’s workforce and entrepreneurial community, the Columbus Chamber considers this key…Continue
Added by Wayne Henry on November 3, 2011 at 5:36pm — No Comments