Entrepreneurial Update: New Jobs, Advice for Startups and More
The Metropreneur.com is a spin off site from Columbus Underground that focuses on small business development and entrepreneurship. Here’s a look at new updates from the past several weeks over there:
- Locally created smart phone app Jifiti makes gift giving easier.
- We take a look inside the sleek Downtown offices of video game developer Fresh Games.
- Floral design startup FleurGirl celebrates two years, and recently won a $25,000 loan from Bad Girl Ventures.
- Lulu & Max offers a local line of soaps and beauty products.
- Lawyer Bill Nolan offers some advice on entering into sound business contracts.
- Local entrepreneur Jessica Polsdorfer opens a Columbus franchise of the Pittsburgh-based East Wind Nannies.
- Mark Barbash has been appointed the COO of Finance Fund, a local small business lending organization.
- This month’s “Philanthropic Pursuit” article features the work of apparel business Customized Girl.
- Tech guru Ryan Frederick offers his take on open-source versus proprietary technologies.
- Entrepreneur Eddie George tackles a new role as VP of Business Advancement at OSU.
- ECDI takes on the JobRaising Challenge and needs your support.
- Former TechColumbus CEO Ted Ford takes on a new role as CEO of Advanced Energy Economy Ohio.
- Cameron Mitchell shares some advice on entrepreneurialism and leadership.
- Mobile business Freedom a la Carte helps survivors of human trafficking.
- ECDI offers new loans to startup businesses in 2013.
- Jim Lane of GBQ asks the all important question of “If my business is getting stronger, why am I having to work so much harder?”