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A public-private initiative bringing together entrepreneurs, startup funders, CEOs, university presidents, foundations, and other leaders to help companies launch or grow kicked off this week with an announcement from the White House. The Startup America Partnership will receive funding from...
Anyone wanting to use public relations to market their business will do well to focus on the "R" in PR: relations. And the most crucial part of public relations is building and maintaining relationships with members of the media−...
As retailers, you are committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for your businesses. High-quality products and great services are keys to success. But what else? Greening your retail helps achieve long-term sustainability. There are many quantifiable benefits, such as reduced...
A new event series looks to provide a comfortable, educational environment to bring black entrepreneurs and small business owners together with a variety of resources. <BLK hack> kicks off Monday, March 21 at Rev1 Ventures from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. "The...
The developers behind a new Apple-approved mobile calendar application claim its users will never be late again. The app, OnTime, runs in the background of users' smartphones. By determining their location, OnTime  issues reminders that help users get where they're...
VentureOhio has identified 50 of the most promising startups across the state. Representing pre-seed to growth-stage companies, the honorees of The Watchlist are poised for success in 2018 and beyond. The 50 companies will gather tomorrow evening at the inaugural...
Columbus-based Boulevard Strategies has released its seventh annual "Top 10 List." The list −a collection of trends, insights, observations and musings regarding the retail industry in Central Ohio and beyond− is written with the help of many retail-related articles that pique Chris...
Another potential unicorn tops the list of The Metropreneur's Top Business Success Stories of the year.  In March, Root CEO Alex Timm talked with The Metropreneur about the company's rapid growth since its launch in 2016. Root also became the first...