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Startup Rekovo Lands Home-Health Agency as Customer – Columbus Business First

 

Ohio State University spinoff and SunDown Pitch Alum Rekovo LLC, which turns neurological rehabilitation into digital art, has won its biggest customer yet: Salo Inc., the largest franchisee for national home-health chain Interim HealthCare Inc.

Source: Startup Rekovo turning rehab into digital art lands huge home-health agency as customer – Columbus – Columbus Business First

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StudioStick Gets $25k from Innovation Fund

SunDown Pitch Alum StudioStick gets $25k  from The Innovation Fund

The Innovation Fund awards $175,000 to four Northeast Ohio Tech Startups. The companies will use awards between $25,000 and $100,000 to complete specific projects that will bring their technologies closer to market.Aatru Medical ($100,000 | Cleveland) is developing a wound dressing product platform that leverages market-ready technology and should disrupt the multi-billion dollar wound therapy market.Timothy Wojciechowski, in the foreground is CEO of Aatru; and Tom Lash, COO, is in the background.

Source: Innovation fund – Photo Gallery – cleveland.com

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Where Columbus entrepreneurs can turn for startup funds when banks say no – Columbus Business First

There are myriad challenges for those trying to launch a business, and landing bank financing may be the toughest task of all. Just ask Ben Morgan, owner of Old North Arcade in Columbus.

SunDown Group was quoted in this article on alternative sources of finding resources to launch your business.

Source: Where Columbus entrepreneurs can turn for startup funds when banks say no – Columbus – Columbus Business First

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People: Blk Hack brings resources to African-American entrepreneurs

Columbus is full of young creatives with seemingly endless ideas for business ventures. Luckily, these budding entrepreneurs have places to go in the city to present and cultivate their visions. But twin brothers Branden and Bruce Jones, 31, noticed that certain demographics are often missing from these settings… The next event, “The Art of Design, Build and Pitch,” will take place Monday, Sept. 19 at Rev1 Ventures, a venture development organization that hosts all Blk Hack events. The panel will include user experience and user interface designer Natalie Howard, startup business consultant Robert Nicholson, Soulo Theory Creative Owner and CEO Marshall Shorts and Paul Proffitt, founder of SunDown RunDown, which hosts pitch events and provides resources for entrepreneurs. The September event will focus on getting a concept past the idea stage and in front of investors.

Source: People: Blk Hack brings resources to African-American entrepreneurs

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