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Startup Dinner Theater – Surprisingly Simple Product Development

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Startup Dinner Theater – Surprisingly Simple Product Development

Join us for an evening of fine dining, networking, and education on how taking the simplest of ideas and turning them into a product or service that is unique, different, and delights your customers. Enjoy a three course dinner with a wine or beer pairing from up and coming culinary artist Kuukua Yomekpe. She is […]

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Art For Franklinton

  Art For Franklinton

Franklinton Arts District is excited to announce the fourth annual Art for Franklinton, May 19 at the Idea Foundry. The event will feature panels from Urban Scrawl – an annual two-day festival hosted by the Franklinton Arts District. The fundraiser will feature both a silent auction and live auction, as well as food and entertainment. […]

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Art for Franklinton 2018

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Art for Franklinton 2018

Franklinton Arts District is excited to announce the fourth annual Art for Franklinton, May 19 at the Idea Foundry. The event will feature panels from Urban Scrawl – an annual two-day festival hosted by the Franklinton Arts District. The fundraiser will feature both a silent auction and live auction, as well as food and entertainment. […]

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PatronArt Connecting Art Buyers with Independent Artists

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman PatronArt Connecting Art Buyers with Independent Artists

PatronArt, a new Columbus-based startup, was created to connect art lovers and buyers with independent artists in order to purchase original art and commissions. The platform is out to attack the $3.7 billion art market, and solve online art commissioning by connecting individuals with the right artists who can create original pieces with their vision in mind. […]

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The Confluence Cast: Venture Capital

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Venture Capital

We’re talking about capital in the capital city. VentureOhio helps to facilitate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our state, and their annual VentureReport takes a detailed look at Ohio investment activity and the people and companies putting Ohio on the map. I sat down with VentureOhio’s CEO Falon Donohue and Brad Mascho, the co-founder of local startup CrossChx […]

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Smart Columbus Update: More Funding Secured, New “Chief Innovation Officer” to Lead Effort

Brent Warren Brent Warren Smart Columbus Update: More Funding Secured, New “Chief Innovation Officer” to Lead Effort

When Columbus was announced as the winner of the $40 million federal Smart City grant last summer, much was made of the additional $90 million in matching resources that were secured from local corporate and institutional partners. The city announced last week that it has secured additional commitments, growing the total pot of monetary and […]

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NEXT: Automation and Bioengineering Will Drive the Future of Manufacturing

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Automation and Bioengineering Will Drive the Future of Manufacturing

The Columbus Idea Foundry provides a glimpse of the future of manufacturing.  The Idea Foundry is an expression of the “maker movement,” a renewed interest in things and objects, in making and manufacture, and in the skilled trades, which have been in decline over the past two generations. Manufacturing at the Idea Foundry is smaller […]

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