Bharat Chhabria In press

Scitech trio launches venture capital firm

With the help of $1.5 million from Ohio State University’s endowment fund, three executives from the OSU-affiliated Science and Technology Campus Corp. have started a venture capital firm.

TechAngel, investors give $1M

Central Ohio’s newly formed angel investment fund has chosen a fledgling medical device maker in Cleveland to get its first investment.

Cabot first to speed into Scitech's new 'accelerator'

When employees of Cabot Thin Films leave the Business Technology Center in a few months, they won’t pack for a long haul. The research-and-development operation will be moving into a newly refurbished building on Kinnear Road, about 25 feet away from its place at the business incubator.

Blow for tech as iMedd bails

Carl Grove is happy to be back in California, despite having lost money when moving his company from San Francisco to Columbus and now back again.

2Checkout finds success on Internet

Alan Homewood found a way to make money on the Internet when other Web ventures were going broke.

Ashland opens India office

Ashland Inc. has solidified its presence in India with a new office in Mumbai.

Ashland teams up with Indian partner

Under the proposed agreement, Ashland would utilise all of NPPL‘s capacity. Production could start soon.

Agreement with NPPL secures India production

US chemicals producer Ashland (Covington, Kentucky / USA; www.ashland) is to begin production of polyester resins and gelcoats in India through a partnership with India’s Natural Petrochemicals Private Ltd (NPPL;

Ashland begins in-country production of polyester resins and gelcoats in India

BARENDRECHT, Netherlands – Composite manufacturers in India and neighboring countries have a new locally-produced source of high-performance resins and gelcoats. Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), announced it has commenced production and customer deliveries in India and surrounding areas.

Ashland begins production of polyester resins in India

The production of Ashland’s Aropol® polyester resins and Maxguard® and Enguard® gel-coats in India is part of the previously announced manufacturing and marketing relationship between Ashland India Pvt Ltd (AIPL), a subsidiary of Ashland Inc, and Natural Petrochemicals Pvt Ltd (NPPL) of Gujarat.

Former venture capitalist gets into craft brews

With more than 17 years of experience as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and business consultant to corporate executives, Bharat Chhabria is looking forward to a new opportunity within the craft beer industry. Chhabria’s The Brass Tap* businesses will be his first time in franchising after having spent the majority of his career working with startups, venture capital funds, and establishing international operations for a Fortune 500 company.

The Brass Tap Franchise Expands To Tallahassee

A Tampa businessman has picked Tallahassee for two locations of The Brass Tap, a craft beer chain affiliated with Beef O’Brady’s.

Bharat Chhabria said Thursday that he expects to open the first pub in May in the commercial building Midtown Centre, which is on Thomasville Road just south of Seventh Avenue.

Elevated barbecue restaurant UNION72 to open at The Shops at Wiregrass in November

A new restaurant opening at The Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel is taking barbecue up a notch.

'Elevated barbecue' restaurant coming to Wesley Chapel

A new spin on barbecue is headed for Pasco County.