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Reviews and coverage of local small business events.

On Thursday, August 6 a panel of five local entrepreneurs gathered at the Athletic Club of Columbus to discuss the ins and outs of doing business in the city, and just what you're getting yourself into when taking the calculated...
On Thursday, July 9, Columbus City Council held a hearing to discuss resources available for small and minority businesses in Columbus. Choosing a small businesses as the location, city council members and resource providers gathered at the Roosevelt Coffee...
The sixth annual Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit brought social entrepreneurs from Columbus and across the globe together to discuss this emerging industry on Saturday, February 28. Seven entrepreneurs shared stories of their ventures, while also taking a look...
The Metropreneur and the Columbus Metropolitan Library hosted the Finding Funding for Local Small Business Development Brown Bag Luncheon at the library on Sept. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the panel discussion −moderated by Columbus Underground and Metropreneur...
ECDI is using their PRIME grant from the Small Businesses Administration to fund new program Tech Savvy. The multi-tiered program awards entrepreneurs with funds for technology-related business purchases. More than just a scholarship, ECDI will put their full range...
Eleven local social enterprises received over $85,000 worth of funding as the first Columbus cohort of the SEA Change catalyst program. A pitch event on Friday, August 19 was the culmination of the intensive, 12-week program that provided both online curriculum...
The Metropreneur gathered with the small business community last Thursday night at Studio 35 to celebrate social enterprises in Columbus at aspire2015. Throughout the evening, attendees heard from successful entrepreneurs about what it takes to build a business, found insights...
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting Thursday morning at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The theme of the 2016 event was Pivot - something the Chamber has done much of itself over the last few months. A champion for...