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Is Columbus Finally Embracing its “Tech City” Status?

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Is Columbus Finally Embracing its “Tech City” Status?

The path to launching a successful startup or tech career seems narrow and obscured, but local experts describe the Columbus tech scene as a roadmap, with the city having more express lanes to success than any other in the Midwest — or beyond. That’s the city’s message for potential talent. Tech talent, far from meeting […]

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Re:work Furnishings Expanding into Larger Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Re:work Furnishings Expanding into Larger Location

After less than two years operating out of a 2,000 square foot workshop just south of Grandview Heights, Re:work Furnishings is making the move to a much larger 10,000 square foot space just north of Grandview Heights. Husband-and-wife duo Alex and Lindsay Remley officially announced the move today, providing details about about that the news […]

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Local Alcohol Delivery Startup Partners with Blue Jackets for In-Seat Delivery Service

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Alcohol Delivery Startup Partners with Blue Jackets for In-Seat Delivery Service

While Refill has been delivering alcohol to your doorstep, a new partnership with Nationwide Arena on the ARENA App will bring it directly to your seat. The owners of the Columbus-based app startup just signed a partnership deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets yesterday to provide in-seat delivery for hockey fans cheering on the team […]

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Forge Columbus Founder Reese Neader Passes Away

Walker Evans Walker Evans Forge Columbus Founder Reese Neader Passes Away

It was reported this afternoon that local community activist and entrepreneurial leader Reese Neader has passed away. “Reese died at 11:59 at Grant,” stated his father Jim Neader on Facebook. “Surrounded by loving family, friends and faith. May this gentle man be welcomed into gods heaven. Will update later with arraignments. He fought a long […]

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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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Opinion: Paid Leave Is Good for Ohio Small Businesses

Bob Szuter Bob Szuter Opinion: Paid Leave Is Good for Ohio Small Businesses

When you talk to business owners about what make their business successful, they often say their employees are their number one assets. That’s certainly true for the Columbus small business I co-own with my father, Wolf’s Ridge Brewing. We want to keep our employees happy, and for us, part of how we do that is […]

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Shoppers Disagree on What it Means to “Buy Local”

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Shoppers Disagree on What it Means to “Buy Local”

As fevered as people are about their love for Ohio and Columbus, a poll posted by Columbus Underground and related research revealed that many aren’t sure how to show their support for local businesses, or even what makes a business “local.” The survey asked readers what they look for when shopping locally and what criteria […]

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