SunDown Group to seek Kauffman, Columbus Foundation grants upon certification as a nonprofit foundation – Columbus – Columbus Business First

A renamed SunDown Group, the entrepreneurial group that germinated from SunDown RunDown business pitch events has added a foundation arm that enables it to apply for grants from Kauffman Foundation, Columbus Foundation and others. Source: SunDown Group to seek Kauffman, Columbus Foundation grants upon certification as a nonprofit foundation - Columbus - Columbus Business First

Opinion: Ohio’s Well To Do – Time to Get Off The Bench – Seriously, Stop Being a Bunch of Wimps and Invest

You fell for the click-bait in the title…excellent. I have your attention for the next five seconds. I’m going to throw out a number: $700 million. Still have your attention? Good. $700 million is my estimate of the cash Ohio-based startups are looking to find, but can’t find because there are not enough investors and not enough capital sloshing around in the system. So what? Here’s the so what: those are startups that would be creating jobs, inventing new stuff, taking new products to market and…wait for it…returning s#&t loads of cash to investors….

Social enterprises rising in Columbus – Columbus – Columbus Business First

There remains much work to be done, Allen Proctor told Columbus Business First after the inaugural State of Social Enterprise event this month at the Columbus Foundation headquarters. Source: Social enterprises rising in Columbus - Columbus - Columbus Business First SunDown, Founder, Paul Proffitt was quoted in the article about the need for capital for social...