Category: OhioMBE

MEET THE ENTREPRENEUR HELPING BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES RAISE $1.5 BILLION IN FUNDING

Meet Sharifah Hardie, the founder and CEO of the newly launched Support My Black Business, a crowdfunding platform designed solely to assist local Black-owned businesses to generate funding. Her goal is to help Black entrepreneurs raise $1.5 billion to help them…

Nominations are open for the 2022 OhioMBE Awards

Nominations are open for the 2022 OhioMBE Awards.  The OhioMBE Awards celebrate Ohio’s small and minority owned business and their advocates.  The 8th annual awards luncheon will be held on Oct. 27 at Huntington Park.  To nominate a business please…

Publisher’s Note: Kudos to Marliese Ryan

By Ronda Watson BarberOhioMBE Publisher Congratulations to Marliese Ryan in her new position at Gilbane Construction.  She will be a fabulous asset to the construction industry in the Diversity & Inclusion space. I am so proud of you. I know…

Certification 101 – August 25

Want to learn about the City of Columbus’ new certification programs? Join me online on August 25. Learn about the certification process, what documents to submit with your application, and other # # Central Ohio certifying programs. This online course…

12 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

To help you develop the best habits for success as an entrepreneur, we asked successful entrepreneurs and business owners this question for their best insights. From learning to make quick decisions to demonstrating moral courage, several habits are considered important…