In the headlines

The World’s Largest Vehicle Claims Company Launches Innovation Lab: Safelite Works

Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor get $6 million grant – Columbus Dispatch

DOmedia Named Fastest Growing Business in Columbus Region

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

Moving the needle

In this new weekly feature we’ll share stories and a perspective regarding what’s going on in our local tech/startup ecosystem. We’ll feature trends, topics, unsung heroes and difference makers. Let us know what you think.  – thanks Ben

Chris Volpe is a Cbus difference maker and the president of Multivarious Games . Chris and his team are a collective gamers, nerds, and dreamers who want to make their hometown Columbus, Ohio the next hot spot for gaming. As community builders they are deeply involved in putting together the fourth annual Midwest Game Developer Expo (GDEX) a gaming expo on Oct 29-30  at COSI. More than 100 exhibitors showcasing games and  3000 attendees are expected.

Don’t Miss DevOpsDays Ohio

On Oct 31-Nov 1 we’re proud to bring back DevOpsDays Ohio for the second year! DevOpsDays Ohio will bring 300+ development, infrastructure, operations, information security, management and leadership professionals together to discuss the devops culture and tools to make better organizations and innovative products. A few tickets are still available here. The event’s schedule will consist of a mixture of single-track presentations, Ignite Talks, and the Open Space format that DevOpsDays is known for. Join your peers from leading companies like: Abercrombie & Fitch , Astute Solutions, Cardinal Health, CBC Companies, Chef Software , Columbus Collaboratory , CoverMyMeds , Express, Inc, First Financial Bank , Fuse of Cardinal Health , IGS Energy , JPMorgan Chase , KeyBank, L Brands, Inc. , Liberty Mutual Insurance , Lubrizol Corp. , Nationwide , Northwoods Consulting Partners , Progressive , Red Hat , Thirty-One Gifts , Udacity.

People on the move

Amie E. Brooks, PMP, PSM1 –  PMO Supervisor, Customer Interactions at Grange Insurance


Conquering Columbus – Podcast

Episode 9 | Dr. Allen Proctor: Social Enterprise and Linking Mission to Money

Dr. Allen Proctor, Founder and Principal of Linking Mission to Money discusses Social Enterprise in Columbus and how Non-Profits need to change their mindsets in order to better succeed in their missions. We also discuss the power small businesses have to create change in their local communities.