Coronavirus: Dayton startup gives back to community

By Elizabeth Kyle  – Data Reporter, Dayton Business Journal While the region’s industries have shifted business models following coronavirus (COVID-19) orders, local startups have done the same, [...]


Ohio small businesses eligible for up to $2M in emergency loans

Ohio small businesses & nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak are now eligible for up to $2M in low-interest, emergency relief loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The [...]


Ohio’s COVID-19 disaster application submitted to SBA

UPDATE: Ohio small businesses & nonprofits are eligible for up to $2M in low-interest loans. Download step-by-step instructions on how to apply. Register here for informational webinars on [...]


Early Risers Academy will move online

As our community collectively works to halt the spread of COVID-19, we will run our upcoming Early Risers Academy pre-accelerator programs virtually. If you can’t spend time working in your [...]


SBA to provide small businesses impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) up to $2M in Disaster Assistance Loans

Are you a local business owner affected by COVID-19? Complete this Disaster Loan Declaration form and email it to james.laipply@development.ohio.gov. The U.S. Small Business Administration [...]


COVID-19 resources for entrepreneurs & business owners

As the community collectively adapts to halt the spread of COVID-19, we are working to consolidate resources available to assist our entrepreneurs & business owners. We will work to [...]


Support your local cos & startups through COVID-19

As the community collectively adapts to halt the spread of COVID-19, here are some ways you can still support local businesses & startups: Let us know what to add to this list! Email [...]


COVID-19: Advice for entrepreneurs in food service/hospitality

The following advice was posted by Theresa Peretta, founder of Culture Refined, in a thread on the Entrepreneurs Anonymous Facebook page. Teresa was Director of Operations, then Vice President of [...]


COhatch to launch modern market with coworking, restaurants, kitchen space

The long-awaited Springfield COhatch is slated to open next month in the historic Myers Market building, and we couldn’t be more excited! COhatch The Market, located at 101 S. Fountain Ave., will [...]


Dayton founder offers new take on baby food

A Dayton mompreneur is looking to shake up the baby food industry with her idea for frozen baby food cubes. Kourtney Love launched her baby food prep business Taste-T-Love Baby Food about two [...]