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3 Local Crowdfunding Projects Worthy of Your Dollars

Walker Evans Walker Evans 3 Local Crowdfunding Projects Worthy of Your Dollars

It’s probably safe to say that many of us are suffering from “crowdfunding fatigue”. When Kickstarter first started gaining steam a few years ago, the concept of crowd-sourced financing for innovative projects seemed like a great idea at the time. But with hundreds of similar platforms and thousands of campaigns launched, it quickly flooded the […]

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Forgeworks Opening Coworking Space & Business Incubator at 400 West Rich

Walker Evans Walker Evans Forgeworks Opening Coworking Space & Business Incubator at 400 West Rich

If the multifaceted success of 400 West Rich can serve as a bellwether, then East Franklinton is well on its way to becoming the creative hub that community leaders want it to me. The 100,000 square foot building is now home to a food truck hub, a biweekly winter market, 100 individual artists studios, a […]

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Pandora Tackles Parking, Shopping and Other Short North Issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pandora Tackles Parking, Shopping and Other Short North Issues

The Short North gained a new leader in August as Betsy Pandora took the reigns as the Executive Director of The Short North Alliance. She’s only been on the job for two months, but she’s already involved in event planning, retail development, marketing, advocacy, parking policies and other important focus areas. We had the opportunity […]

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ECDI Competing to Win $150,000

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre ECDI Competing to Win $150,000

In an effort to help job-creating nonprofits raise money and awareness, and put Americans back to work, The Huffington Post, McKinsey & Co. and The Skoll Foundation are sponsoring the first-ever JobRaising Challenge. More than 200 nonprofits from 31 states applied to compete in the challenge, but only 74 were selected. And Central Ohio’s Economic […]

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Entrepreneurial Update: New Jobs, Advice for Startups and More

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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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