Partner Advice

Recently I have had several conversations with new and/or fledgling businesses looking for assistance in foundational legal needs such as forming a company, entering...

Storytelling

VENN Growth Collective has a seemingly ubiquitous goal for most consulting firms: help businesses grow and thrive. It's how they do it that makes the...

Launch Labs has seen many ups, downs and projects come into their orbit, but the story of the “maker meets startup studio” begins with 12-year-old...

Social Entrepreneurship

Sunapple Studio, a division of ARC Industries, Inc., provides individuals with developmental disabilities opportunities to engage with the community through the creative arts. When...

Announcements

At tonight's Columbus City Council meeting, the next recipient of the Reese Neader Memorial Award for Entrepreneurship and Social Change will be honored. Letha...

The Metropreneur has been named the Best Specialized Journalism site in the Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest, sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus Society...

This fall, patrons of gluten-free goodie shop Bake Me Happy will have a place to stick around and enjoy their treats with the perfect...
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Crowdfunding Roundup

After a few slow months in the crowdfunding world, August sees a surge of new campaigns. From mead to fidget spinners, let's dive in: The...

Latest Articles

In my previous post, I outlined when and why to hire certain tech roles in early- to mid-stage startups, and this article will build on...

When you start hiring your tech team, determining which roles you need can be a daunting task. Having a good tech team means that...

Columbus' food makers still have a commercial kitchen space to produce their goods, but now they are doing it from a facility with a...

Business owners don’t become business owners by chance — they become business owners because they always want more and strive for continuous growth. That...

Local startup BYBE is spending the summer in Minneapolis as a part of the Target + Techstars Retail Accelerator. It's the second accelerator for the...

With summer in full swing, there’s no doubt you’re getting out to many of Columbus’ events, fairs and festivals this great city has to...

How much is your company paying in commercial real estate taxes? Historically, if you had a recent sale of the property, the county auditor...

One of the most common killers of early-stage startups today, besides not managing financial risks properly, is not understanding how to properly scale a development...