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Next Level Rails

  Next Level Rails

Are you looking for the next step in your Ruby on Rails development? Are you looking to dive into more advanced topics and techniques? Awesome, let’s build something together in Next Level Rails! Whether you just finished our Code Immersion Course or have been learning the wonders of Rails on your own, this course is […]

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Columbus Named #1 City in US for Tech Workers

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Named #1 City in US for Tech Workers

Back in 2008, Forbes recognized Columbus as the number one “Up and Coming Tech City” in the U.S. After landing in a few other spots on tech lists (#3 in 2011, #8 in 2012), we’re back on top again according to the latest evaluation by SmartAsset.com. “The capital of Ohio is the best place in […]

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Columbus Ranked as 8th Best City for Tech Jobs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked as 8th Best City for Tech Jobs

New Geography’s Joel Kotkin has published another piece on tech jobs in the United States and Columbus has once again placed strongly at the 8 spot on the list (though we were #3 on the list last year). Some of the commentary that Kotkin provides adds some of his reasons as to why Columbus does […]

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Columbus Ranked #3 for Best Cities For Tech Jobs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked #3 for Best Cities For Tech Jobs

Another week, another Forbes list. This one ranks US cities on high-tech job growth using both short term and long term metrics. Seattle topped the list, but Columbus took a strong third place following Baltimore. Job growth in Columbus was at a healthy 16.7% between 2006 and 2011, and our educational and research assets were […]

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Public Computer Lab Opens in University District

 rkovo715 Public Computer Lab Opens in University District

The University Area Enrichment Association (UAEA) in cooperation with FreeGeek Columbus are working together to help bridge the technology gap in the campus area. UAEA and FreeGeek have opened a community computer lab at Summit on 16th Church to serve the surrounding community with an emphasis on low-income adult residents and elementary through high school […]


Startup Weekend 2010 Takes Place April 23-25

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The annual 54-hour entrepreneur-a-thon known as Startup Weekend returns to Columbus next month during the April 23rd-25th weekend. A variety of local thinkers, dreamers, artists, designers and techies will gather for another business creation session at Tech Columbus. Registration is limited to 115 people, so sign up today to participate if you’re interested in taking […]


CU Podcast #29: The Small Business Beanstalk

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In this week’s podcast we sit down with several of the folks behind the Small Business Beanstalk, a local business co-op that serves members with a network of business-to-business resources in order to allow members to focus on growth. The podcast participants include SBB Founder Wolf Starr, Director of Development Charles Erickson, and SBB Farmer […]



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