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ECDI Small Business Breakdown - A Comedy Fundraiser Event

July 26, 2018 7:00 PM until July 26, 2018 10:00 PM

Columbus is full of creative and amazing small businesses and savvy entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship takes deep passion which means doing what it takes to get the job done. The life of an entrepreneur can be a little funny and unexpected - so why not have a little fun with it?

Columbus Underground invites you to join ECDI on July 26th at their Inaugural Comedy Showcase Fundraiser, to celebrate the trials and tribulations of entrepreneurship. The event will feature, a comedy show hosted by Meowhatten Project, a 4-time champion of the Columbus Improv Wars.

The evening will also include:
- Networking
- Silent auction of ECDI clients’ goods and services
- Celebratory entrepreneurship stories
- Heavy hors d'oeuvres
- 1 free drink ticket
- Cash bar featuring a signature drink from Cleveland Whiskey - an ECDI client
- FREE parking

General Admission to the event is $50 and includes one drink ticket along with entrance to the event.

ECDI is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution that has assisted over 10,000 individuals through a comprehensive suite of entrepreneurial programs and services. ECDI's mission is to invest in people to create measurable and enduring social and economic change. ECDI has disbursed a total of over $39 million through more than 1,800 loans, and created and retained approx. 7,200 jobs. ECDI has provided financial, professional development and thought leadership to Ohio entrepreneurs for 14 years.

The ECDI Small Business Breakdown comedy event is brought to you with help from these sponsors:

Ohio Capital Finance Corporation

Opening Act:
US Bank

Open Mic:
Turner Construction Company, Midwest Business Capital, OSU

TRISM, Meowhatten Project

Silent Auction items donated by:
IRevolve Fitness, Mmelo, Hawthorne Park Bed & Breakfast, Coco Cat Bakery & Chocolates, Seven Studios, O2 Oxygenated Natural Recovery, DrinkO2, Cravings Cafe, Healthy Hair by Don, Petals & Leaves, Mobile Mommies, Cabot Cheese, Gateway Film Center, Belgian Iron


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

TRISM is located in the University District and can be accessed by car or public transportation. Street and garage parking is available near the venue. Garage parking is FREE!

What's the refund policy?

Refunds will be offered up to 7 days in Advance of the Event (July 18, 11:59pm)