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My Soapbox: Eddy Kwon of The Happy Maladies

Six years as a band has given The Happy Maladies time to understand what works without losing their spontanaeity. Eddy Kwon, the band's violinist and vocalist, spoke with Soapbox about the band's current endeavors to support their new LP and collaborative project, "Must Love Cats."

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What smart cities can learn from Memphis

The City of Memphis is on the rise thanks to a growing startup community, investments in bike lanes, a burgeoning arts district and people moving back to the city. Through it all, the city has listened to its residents and embraced ‘lean urbanism.’

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My Soapbox: Artist and musician Dylan Speeg

Dylan Speeg's illustration style has been compared with Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec, while his music is a glamorous mixture of Delta Blues and Django Reinhardt. Find out what keeps this hardworking artist moving.

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For startups, money changes everything

Making Cincinnati a place where entrepreneurial dreams are realized is the goal of seed-stage funders like CincyTech, the Brandery and Cintrifuse when they match startups with crucial investment dollars. Financial backing and venture capital hookups from these organizations helped local startup Ahalogy become a wildly successful Pinterest marketing agency.

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Incubators help new startup businesses take root and grow

Startup incubators offer both resources and connectivity for small startups with big potential. A shared culture of entrepreneurship among risk-takers helps nurture the seed of a business plan into a flourishing company.

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Accelerators vs. Incubators: Cincinnati's red hot startup scene

As Cincinnati grows into one of the nation’s premier technology startup hubs, accelerators and incubators have become an important part of the business landscape. But what’s the difference, who are the key players, and how do they serve the business community?

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Love of local brew fuels rapid rise of Cincy's beer market

As the number of local microbreweries enters double digits, the city’s beer entrepreneurs are having a hard time keeping up with demand. Innovation in the growing beer economy is ensuring the taps won't run dry.

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New meal delivery company brings organic and gluten-free food to your doorstep

HealthSavor, Cincinnati’s only organic, gluten-free, vegan-optional meal delivery company, wants to heal its city by tapping into the power of healthy food.

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My Soapbox: Grace Dobush, Crafty Supermarket

Grace Dobush is the creative entrepreneur who co-founded Crafty Supermarket, now one of the region's largest indie craft shows. We recently reached out to her to learn more about the history of Crafty Supermarket, how crafters are selected to participate and what to expect from the 2014 shows.

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SpringBoard changes name, develops new curriculum

Starting with the next session that begins March 19, the SpringBoard business-development program will become CO.STARTERS, and participants will be encouraged to build and test small models before writing detailed business plans.

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Shannan Boyer balances a business, a blog and two boys

Whether writing a blog post about a great pizza joint or helping a client boost her business through social media, Shannan Boyer—founder of Family Friendly Cincinnati and Scooter Media—defines success as a happy client.

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My Soapbox: Jessica Reading, Page Center for Entrepreneurship at Miami University

Jessica Reading is Assistant Director for the Page Center for Entrepreneurship at Miami University, where her responsibilities include developing and deploying experiential programs, and advising students interested in pursuing entrepreneurship opportunities.

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Living Lodge: A new type of venue for musicians and fans

Soapbox photographer and avid supporter of local music Scott Beseler is opening The Lodge to give traveling musicians a taste of hospitality that is customary abroad.

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Isaac Selya brings 21st century innovation to opera in Cincinnati

One phrase that doesn't usually get brought into the discussion when talking about innovation is "classical music." In Cincinnati, Isaac Selya is changing that perception as founder and artistic director of Queen City Chamber Opera.

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"Die Empty" author Todd Henry hosts local event

If you want to learn how to reclaim your passion, find your voice and unleash your brilliance every day, join Soapbox Thursday for a special event with Todd Henry, author of the new book "Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day."
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