Author: Tim Fulton

41: Venture Capital

We’re talking about capital in the capital city. VentureOhio helps to facilitate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our state and their annual VentureReport takes a detailed look at Ohio investment activity and the people and companies putting Ohio on the map. I sat down with VentureOhio’s CEO Falon Donohue and Brad Mascho, the co-founder of local startup CrossChx to talk about the report, how venture capital works, and the opportunities available for entrepreneurs. Shownotes: VentureOhio VentureReport 2017 CrossChx Drive Capital VentureDinner Volcker Rule NCT Ventures Rev1 Ventures Ohio Tech Angel Fund CoverMyMeds Smart Columbus Columbus Partnership Mark Kvamme Columbus Idea Foundry Startup...

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40: Actors’ Theatre

All the world’s a stage… and one man in his time plays many parts. The artistic director of Actors’ Theatre is no different. On the occasion of their 36th season, Phillip Hickman sat down to talk about his role at the Schiller Park institution, how they put together their season each year, and the importance of accessible art. Shownotes Actors’ Theatre 2017 Season Classes Greater Columbus Arts Council Ohio Arts Council Columbus Foundation Erik Tait This Confluence Cast episode is sponsored by Art Makes Columbus, Columbus Makes Art,  featuring stories about our city’s incredible artists — stories full of...

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39: Late Night Slice

Face it, anybody can make pizza. It takes vision to turn a slice of pizza in to a brand. I sat down with Mikey Sorboro at the Columbus Podcast Festival for a casual conversation about how to start a business, the virtues (or lack there of) of owning a foodtruck, and the importance of a branding experience. Shownotes: Mikey’s Late Night Slice Oddfellows Liquor Bar Columbus Podcast Festival Cameron Mitchell Support for this episode of the Confluence Cast comes from Chepri, a full-service web and mobile development company, specializing in design and programming services. Defined through skill and innovation, Chepri works with their clients...

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38: Artist Stephanie Rond

The Columbus Arts Festival is quickly approaching and their Sign Your Art installation is making a comeback. I sat down with organizer and artist Stephanie Rond to talk about the project, her work and background, and the thorns that she sees in the Columbus arts community. Shownotes Stephanie Rond Stephanie Rond on Columbus Makes Art Columbus Arts Festival Sign Your Art Columbus Open Studio and Stage Studies and Discourse : 20 years of art work by Stephanie Rond Carnegie Gallery Women Street Artists Scott Woods Tiny Out Loud TEDxColumbus S.Dot Gallery This Confluence Cast episode is sponsored by Art Makes...

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37: Entrepreneurship with Jay Clouse

Project manager, community builder, and writer Jay Clouse has experienced most stages of an enrepenuerial business in a short time. We sat down to talk about his experience, the similarity between comedy and entrepreneurship, and the importance of asking good questions. Shownotes Jay Clouse Create Columbus Commission StartUp Weekend CrossChx The Agile Methodology Jay’s Daily email You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes WTF with Marc Maron Columbus Songwriters Association Smart Columbus The next StartUp Weekend Support for this episode of the Confluence Cast comes from Chepri, a full-service web and mobile development company, specializing in design and programming services. Defined through...

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