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Startup Accelerator/Funding Opportunity: AEP’s IlluminationLAB

The Startup Magazine

Based at AEP headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, USA, the Lab will accelerate startups by collaborating on use cases and trialing products at scale. Successful candidates will be co-located at AEP offices in Columbus, Ohio and will access data, gather insights and aim to test their products/services in live customer environments.

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7 Personal Priorities Reveal Your Business Readiness

Startup Professionals Musings

Starting a new business is not a job, but an adventure into the unknown, similar to Columbus setting out to find the New World. As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?”

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Sense Corp. Moves Headquarters to Austin From St. Louis

SiliconHills

It also has operations in Dallas, Houston, Columbus, and Minneapolis. A consulting company focused on data and artificial intelligence, Sense Corp., is moving its corporate headquarters from St. Louis to Austin. The company, founded in 1996, already had an office in Austin.

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7 Questions To Test Your Potential As An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Starting a new business is not a job, but an adventure into the unknown, similar to Columbus setting out to find the New World. As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?”

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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 45: Dan Miller and Brian Zuercher

Steve Blank

How to recognize when it’s time to pull the plug on your startup idea, and why founders can’t operate afford to operate in a vacuum were the focus on today’s Entrepreneurs are Everywhere radio show. Before setting out on his own, Dan held various product, research, and operations roles at Salesforce , SurveyMonkey , Forrester Research , and The Ladders.

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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 45: Dan Miller and Brian Zuercher

Steve Blank

How to recognize when it’s time to pull the plug on your startup idea, and why founders can’t operate afford to operate in a vacuum were the focus on today’s Entrepreneurs are Everywhere radio show. Before setting out on his own, Dan held various product, research, and operations roles at Salesforce , SurveyMonkey , Forrester Research , and The Ladders.

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7 Critical Questions Before You Become an Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Starting a new business is not a job, but an adventure into the unknown, similar to Columbus setting out to find the New World. You will be operating outside of any proven realm, no mentor can give you the answer, and it won’t help to blame anyone else for missteps and environmental changes you can’t predict. As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?”

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Future of Commerce and Retail Hot Takes With Web Smith

Hunter Walker

I’ve been fortunate enough to hang virtually with Web Smith for the last few years which has exposed me to sharp thinking about brands, retail, parenting and, uniquely in my echo chamber, Columbus, Ohio. Soon after, our family moved to Columbus, Ohio for my marketing position at Rogue. As far as underestimations go, I’d recommend that people take a look at what’s been built in Columbus. There are a lot of smart, silent-but-deadly operators under that 600,000 sq.

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Flippable: One of the New Progressive Organizations You Should Know

Hunter Walker

It turns out my moment of need came sooner than expected – an hour later, after my colleagues were already on the road back to Columbus, I discovered that my car had been towed. I needed a ride from Cleveland to Columbus, and back again to Cleveland, to get the right papers to retrieve my car from the tow lot. Over hours of car trips, and over a final team drink in Columbus, we talked about what had happened to our country and what we needed to do to change it.

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7 Ways To Test Your Potential For Starting A Business

Best Practices Construction Law

Starting a new business is not a job, but an adventure into the unknown, similar to Columbus setting out to find the New World. You will be operating outside of any proven realm, no mentor can give you the answer, and it won’t help to blame anyone else for missteps and environmental changes you can’t predict. As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?”

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4 ways great customer service will grow your business

The Next Web

You can save precious time and money by looking for similar ways to be more efficient in your service operations. Moving to a big city center isn’t always the right choice for a growing company, and you may be able to keep your operational costs down by establishing roots outside your closest metro area and playing up your regional ties. Their passion for the community (and their alma mater) spills over into daily operations and helps to keep the company in check.

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Urban Technology: The Business of Smart Cities

The Startup Magazine

With a smart grid, you can improve outage detection, speed of data capture, continuing and disaster recovery, field service operations and overall grid modernization techniques.”. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Smart City Challenge, a $50 million grant prize that went to Columbus, Ohio, in 2016. Smart cities are a new approach to urban development.

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23 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Motivation or if ‘Motivation is Garbage’

Hearpreneur

There are lots of obstacles for example, my age (26), lack of experience in banking & finance, capital requirement, regulation, banking license, operational expenses and so on. Could Columbus reach America without motivation? Someone will ask: Could Columbus reach America without the team? Every Monday we have our Monday Morning Motivation. This week is a little different.

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Cash Flow 101: Growing Your Business

Up and Running

Hopefully, you’ll be inspired to find the path that makes the most sense for your specific operation. For starters, before you can think about opening another location, you need to make sure your existing ones are operating like well-oiled machines (i.e., Take a look at Whence, an Ohio-based startup that specializes in same-day delivery in the Columbus area. (Note: This is the fifth and final installment in our “Cash Flow 101” series.

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So I wasn’t able to go to SXSW…

Jeff Hilimire

In this new role I’m responsible for the day-to-day operations of the entire agency. All services and all offices (we have offices in Atlanta, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Austin and Orlando). I had planned to go to SXSW this year. In fact, I had planned to go to every SXSW for the rest of time as soon as I came home from last year’s SXSW. I had the absolute best time at that conference last year. So I was all signed up to go to this year’s party conference.

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How to Start a Daycare Business

Up and Running

To get a sense of how to start a daycare business, we talked with Lindsey Roemen, owner of Lindsey’s Family Daycare in Larchwood, Iowa, and Shalonda Owens, owner of Fruitful Trees Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio, about their experiences as daycare owners. When starting a daycare, it is important to begin with enough money to cover your startup costs and the operational costs for at least the first 90 days. Do you love caring for children?

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