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The DEC presents FREE professional Small Business Advice
August 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The DEC is proud to offer free 1-on-1 professional small business advice at no cost to budding entrepreneurs as part of our service to the entrepreneurial community. Our sponsors are generous with their knowledge, talent, and skill and willing to help solve the problems of your small business. Please visit with your questions and concerns and have a discreet 1-on-1 conversation with the advisor of your choice.
Please note: This service is offered in different locations of the building on different weeks. It will be held on the first floor, in the welcome area, suite 190. (2nd and 3rd Thursdays of the month) and in the cafe on the third floor (1st, 4th and 5th Thursdays of the month).
• 10:00 am – 1:00 PM – Small Business Advisory services with Ohio SBDC of Columbus State (on the 2nd and 3rd Thursdays only)
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Accounting Advice with HBK CPA (on the 2nd Thursday of the month only)
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Legal Advice with Gerber & Mitchell (on the 2nd Thursday of the month only)
• 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Startup/Scaleup Advice with Representatives from Rev1 Ventures
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Marketing, Advertising and Design Advice with Dot The I Creative
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Insurance Advice with W.E. Davis Insurance
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Financial Advice with 5/3rd Bank
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Business Strategy Advice with B2B CFO
More about our Advisors:
The Ohio SBDC works with entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking assistance in growing and building their businesses. They offer an integrated combination of consulting, advising and educational programming that has been developed to support the business management and technical assistance needs of the Central Ohio small business and entrepreneurial community.
Small Business Advisor: Thalia Amador
HBK is a multidisciplinary financial services firm, offering the collective intelligence of hundreds of professionals committed to delivering exceptional client service across a wide range of tax, accounting, audit, business advisory, valuation, financial planning, wealth management and support services from 16 offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, New York and Florida.
The attorneys at Gerber & Mitchell bring their expertise in all facets of business law and health law to clients in Central Ohio and throughout the midwest. Our clients include entrepreneurs of emerging businesses, generational family businesses, officers of major corporations, and physicians and physician-owned organizations. We provide strategic advice and legal support to help each business succeed and grow. For us, it’s about the relationships, and it is personal — never merely business as usual.
Legal Consultants: Rick Gerber
REV1 Ventures helps entrepreneurs build great companies. With the capital of a VC and the connections of an accelerator, Rev1 supports startups through the first phases of growth to increase their probability of success. Rev1’s team of experts leads an ongoing, data-driven process that ensures entrepreneurs develop products people want, and companies people need. Rev1 was named the Most Active VC in Ohio in 2016 by CB Insights.
Startup Advisors: Kristy Campbell
DTi Creative is a full-service marketing and design agency in Columbus, Ohio. We utilize Revenue-Driven Marketing to reach your audience, drive leads to your business, and increase sales. Our Strategy Driven Design compliments any marketing effort and helps your brand get recognized.
Marketing Consultant: Matt Adams
W.E. Davis is a family run insurance agency based here in Columbus Ohio. They specialize in helping connect your business with the right coverage and have helped many local businesses, both big and small, with risk aversion, reviewing policies, employee benefits, and more.
5/3rd is focused on the small business and a proud Banner Sponsor of the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center. They can help in any of these areas: online banking, mobile deposits, accepting credit cards, processing your payroll, business reward credit cards, business line of credit and loans. Fifth Third operates 15 affiliates with 1,232 full-service Banking Centers, including 106 Bank Mart locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,213 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina, and Missouri.
Financial Consultants: Eric Brown
B2B CFO serves owners of privately-held companies in the Dublin, OH area and surrounding regions. B2B CFO build long-term relationships with business owners and help them with Basic CFO services as well as Transition services. We do this using unique tools, talents, and processes.
Business Strategy Consultants: John Aman