Category: Business Profile

Business Profile: OhioMBE  Awards Top MBE – LaMont Houston

Business Profile: OhioMBE  Awards Top MBE:  LaMont Houston LaMont Houston has been an entrepreneur since leaving college nearly 20 years ago. LaMont has a diverse set of endeavors to include;  Product Marketing/Sales , Production, Image development, Employee/Client development, business sustainability and…

OhioFBE Business Profile: Development Consultants Incorporated

Business Profile:  Development Consultants Incorporated Kauser Kabealo is an entrepreneur, a strong proponent of women in STEM, and the founder of Development Consultants Incorporated (DCI) an Information Technology company providing agile high performance software, cloud, security, and process engineering to…

Local entrepreneur teaches classes to empower youth

Marcus Muhammad is using his business experiences to teach leadership, business, and financial literacy classes to youth aged 14-18.  He founded The Success Club to empower young people to be successful and financial independent. “It is imperative that our young…

Mmelo Boutique Confections Named Women-Owned Business of the Year

Mmelo Boutique Confections Named Women-Owned Business of the Year The Women’s Business Center of Ohio recently recognized Michelle Allen as Women-Owned business of the year.  Allen is the owner of MMELO, a European style confectionery/cafe concept that uses whole-food organic…

Columbus Small Business Owner Completes Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program

Columbus Small Business Owner Completes Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program Alumi look to build on successful track record of previous classes John Larkin, Sr. Partner with Electronic Systems Consultants of Columbus, Ohio, recently took a step toward greater business…

Phoebe Lee selected to participate in Emerging Young Entrepreneur Program

Phoebe Lee selected to participate in Emerging Young Entrepreneur Program Phoebe Lee has been selected as one of 13 Millennial CEO’s to participate in the Emerging Young Entrepreneur (EYE) Program sponsored by the National Minority Suppliers Development Council (NMSDC). Administered…

Scaffold Caddy selected as a semi-finalist for the BWC Safety Innovation Award

Scaffold Caddy selected as a semi-finalist for the BWC Safety Innovation Award The Scaffold Caddy has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation 2017 Safety Innovation Awards competition. Designed by 2015 OhioMBE Top FBE Cathy…

Business Profile: ASAP Mow & Sow

ASAP Mow & Sow ASAP Mow & Snow, LLC is a professional lawn care and snow & ice management business providing services for commercial and residential customers.  ASAP Mow & Snow, LLC. Is a participating 100% owned MBE/EDGE, company.  Darlene…

Former OSU Buckeyes and friends opening new restaurant in Linden area

Former OSU Buckeyes and friends opening new restaurant in Linden area Former Buckeye teammates Chimdi Chekwa and Bryant Browning are partnering  with college friends Mike Johnson and D’Andre Martin to open a new Linden area restaurant, The Pit BBQ.  The…

Inter-Urban Farms seeks to combat food deserts

Inter-Urban Farms seeks to combat food deserts Inter-Urban Farms  is crowdfunding to raise $85,000 to bring the Leafy Green Machine from Freight Farms to Columbus. The goal is to help combat food deserts. A food desert is an urban area…