About the Blog

 

The COSE Blogs are an interactive way to get the latest information on COSE’s efforts in supporting the small business community. Get the latest tips from COSE insiders, hear how your fellow small business owners are succeeding, and share your opinions and thoughts on a multitude of business topics, including sustainability, government advocacy, wellness and technology.

 

COSE Blog Guidelines

NEOSA Blog

Blog Listing

Friday, August 22

Congrats to Local Tech: Inc. 5000

Posted by: >Brad Nellis

Inc. Magazine recently released its Inc. 5000 list, great to see so many awesome companies from the Northeast Ohio on the list. All told, fifty-three companies from NEO are on the list, more than Columbus and Cincy, which is cool.

Also cool is that about a quarter of the companies from NEO are tech. And cooler still, of those thirteen companies, ten (77%!) are members of NEOSA. Draw your own conclusions.

Congrats to these local tech companies for making the list:


READ FULL STORY

Comments (0)

Posted In: NEOSA

Monday, August 18

Five Questions with the High School for Digital Arts

Posted by: >Brad Nellis

There’s almost always something cool happening in local tech, from conferences to awards, to networking and more. But I recently met up with Marsha Dobrzynski, and she’s doing something REALLY cool, she founded the Cleveland High School for Digital Arts.

She took a few minutes out of her busy launch schedule and shared some details with us.

NEOSA: Can you give us a little bit of the back story, what was the genesis for the HS for Digital Arts?

 

READ FULL STORY

Comments (0)

Posted In: NEOSA

Friday, August 08

Lessons from the Deal

Posted by: >Brad Nellis

Selling a car is not that hard, selling a house is a lot harder. But selling your software company, now that can be challenging.

We host a group of software CEOs for a bi-monthly gathering to share challenges, successes and the occasional strategic case study. Last month, one member of our group shared the story of selling their company earlier in the year.

We’ve heard three of these stories from group members already, but it’s always a fascinating listen. And while the lessons learned can be similar in these transactions, I’d still like to share a few of the key points that this CEO shared.

READ FULL STORY

Comments (0)

Posted In: NEOSA

Disney -->