Governance

Governance

State and city policy and governance that impacts local small businesses and entrepreneurs.

The new the Jumpstart Our Businesses and Startups Act has opened the door for crowdfunding, a boon to fledgling startups in Central Ohio seeking new ways to raise equity. The law, which was signed by President Obama on April 5,...
The Columbus Chamber and CD102.5 have partnered to bring the first business-themed podcast to Columbus. During cbuzz, host and local comedian Dan Swartwout will speak with local business owners and entrepreneurs and allow them to tell their story and highlight...
In an attempt to inform Metropreneur readers about where Columbus's mayoral and city council candidates stand on the issue of small business, we've compiled their answers (originally published on our sister website, Columbus Underground) to the following question: Small businesses...
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...
The core of Columbus's central business district is currently home to numerous surface parking lots and vacant storefronts. However, the city is actively working to change that through the Mile on High initiative. Mayor Michael Coleman unveiled the initiative −designed to encourage...
A new law that takes effect March 22 is expected to help spirits producers in Ohio expand operations. House Bill 243, introduced by Ohio Reps. Casey Kozlowski and Ron Young, allows microdistillers to sell spirits in full-size bottles at their...
On March 1, the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio's board of trustees approved a resolution that waives all SWACO fees for those who recycle source-separated materials. In other words, if a business chooses to separate recyclables for collection...
Entrepreneurs looking to launch community market ventures can celebrate today, as their work just got a little bit easier. Columbus City Councilmember Michelle M. Mills, chair of the public safety and judiciary committee, announced earlier this week that proposed "community...

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