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Local Restaurant & Local Bakery Team Up for the Greater Good

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Restaurant & Local Bakery Team Up for the Greater Good

Spurred by TheMetropreneur’s ASPIRE event in September, a partnership between local social enterprises Double Comfort and Food for Good Thought will connect the causes of employing individuals with Autism and feeding the city’s food insecure. Double Comfort owner Mary Lyski and Food for Good Thought co-owner Sarah Duplessis are in the business of helping the […]

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Want to Buy a Restaurant in Columbus? Here are 8 For Sale

Walker Evans Walker Evans Want to Buy a Restaurant in Columbus? Here are 8 For Sale

Restaurants and bars are constantly opening, closing, expanding, changing ownership and transforming. The constant cycle is what keeps the dining scene interesting in Columbus, and allows for new opportunities for those interested in entrepreneurship to get involved. Local business broker Randy Sokol of Sokol & Associations is well known for their involvement with restaurant transactions, […]

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Innovation District Proposed to Boost Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Innovation District Proposed to Boost Entrepreneurism in Columbus

The Short North, Franklinton or Downtown could one day be home to an “Innovation District” – a cluster of buildings offering office space, living quarters and complementary businesses that together local leaders hope would provide a boost to the city’s entrepreneurial culture. Former City Councilmember Troy Miller commissioned a feasibility study on the idea, and […]

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Entrepreneurial Update: New Jobs, Advice for Startups and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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 […]

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Entrepreneurial Update: Small Businesses are Prepared for 2013

Walker Evans Walker Evans Entrepreneurial Update: Small Businesses are Prepared for 2013

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: 2012: The Year in Review. We turn our regional spotlight to Clintonville, where many types of businesses are thriving and expanding. Local startup Snapstagram […]

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Entrepreneurial Update: Warehouse Office Space, Salons, Pets and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Entrepreneurial Update: Warehouse Office Space, Salons, Pets 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 week over there: Ryan Frederick at AWH tells us why transparency is key for small businesses. We talk shop with Tom Walker, new CEO of Tech Columbus. Local […]

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Entrepreneurial Update: Wine, Insurance & Co-Working

Walker Evans Walker Evans Entrepreneurial Update: Wine, Insurance & Co-Working

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 week over there: Worthington-based House Wine celebrates five years of success in the retail business. Deanna Barzak at Telhio tells us why small businesses should not overlook being […]

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