Buckeye Interactive Partners with Startup Weekend Columbus to Help Aspiring Entrepreneurs

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NEW ALBANY, Ohio ( Jan. 16, 2012) — Buckeye Interactive announced today the Buckeye Interactive Scholars Program started to send up to 10 developers, designers and aspiring entrepreneurs to Startup Weekend Columbus. The 54-hour event has helped educate more than 17,000 entrepreneurs at over 120 events worldwide, and has facilitated the launch of over 560 new startup ventures around the globe. Startup Weekend Columbus, kicks off Feb. 17 at TechColumbus, located at 1275 Kinnear Rd.

“I am really excited about this opportunity to partner with Startup Weekend Columbus,” said Brad Griffith, CEO of Buckeye Interactive. “It is such an exciting environment that gives aspiring entrepreneurs the motivation and networking they need to take an idea to the next step in creating a successful startup.”

The Buckeye Interactive Scholars Program is seeking applicants who are passionate about the web and entrepreneurship to attend the Startup Weekend business-launching event as Buckeye Interactive Scholars. Qualified applicants should be experienced and interested in the web development, design or business development fields. Formal education or job experience in one of these fields is preferable, but a strong proven background in volunteer, hobby and freelance work would also be considered.

All applications must be received by 11:59pm on January 23, and winners will be announced on January 25. Apply now, at http://www.buckeyeinteractive.com/scholars/

About Buckeye Interactive

New Albany, Ohio-based Buckeye Interactive is a privately held, interactive marketing and web development agency. It was founded by Brad Griffith in 2009 and offers a variety of interactive marketing solutions for small businesses. Buckeye Interactive’s capabilities include web design and development, social media, public relations, research, branding, creative and design. For more information, please visit www.buckeyeinteractive.com