SunDown partners with other organizations to provide mutually beneficial relationships to grow access to resources to entrepreneurs who need them the most.
WCBE 90.5 is Central Ohio’s longest running NPR station, formed in 1956. WCBE is a public radio station that exists to serve the cultural, information, and educational needs of Central Ohio and beyond. We fulfill this mission utilizing all available audio media: radio broadcasting, web streaming, content provision, and any other media existing or emerging which will help us enhance our community.
The Columbus Idea Foundry is one of the nation’s largest makerspaces. At the idea foundry you can find blacksmiths, woodworkers, welders, sculptors, video game designers, engineers, and artists using centuries old methods to the latest in 3d printing, computer controlled machinery, and virtual reality to complete personal projects or to grow their own businesses. The Idea Foundry also hosts office space and coworking space for startups wanting to take their idea from the shop floor out to the mass market. The Idea Foundry also offers a number of classes taught by their members for the general public with topics covering starting your own business all the way to forging your very own sword.
The Manufacturing Extension Program at OSU (MEP@OSU) is a program designed to help small to medium size manufactures in Ohio scale and grow their businesses to take advantage of modern technologies and business processes to make their enterprises much more efficient.
Small Business Majority is a national small business advocacy organization, founded and run by small business owners to focus on solving the biggest problems facing small businesses today. We actively engage small business owners across America to drive smart public policy and get entrepreneurs the resources they need to thrive.
Conquering Columbus is a brand for those across Central Ohio who are determined to find a way to align their skills, values, and talents in order to make a lasting and long impact during their lifetime on the city of Columbus. With a podcast as our medium, we research and interview those across Columbus, and at times abroad, who have achieved success in areas ranging from business and athletics, to medicine and beyond.
The Franklinton Urban Empowerment Lab (FUEL) is the Community Development Corporation formed to lead the revitalization of Franklinton. Made up of residents, local business owners, area non-profits, and other groups focused on revitalization, we create affordable homeownership through partnering with the city, other non-profits and private builders.
Braintree’s mission is to help grow technology businesses and entrepreneurs in the Mansfield, Ashland, and Canton areas. The Braintree Business Development Center is a non-profit regional entrepreneurial assistance organization (often called a business incubator) supporting small businesses in Northeast Ohio, particularly Mansfield, Ashland, and Canton. Since 1986 over one hundred start-up companies have found their first home with us. We focus on advanced manufacturing, alternative energy, information technology, bioscience, and agtech. We also run the community coworking spots in both Mansfield and Canton.