Ask any of the major players in Columbus' startup scene what factors have contributed to the city's growing ecosystem and you are likely to get an answer not focused on what that specific organization has contributed, but the partnerships and...
The retail industry is changing fast. Online and omni-channel encounters make up an increasing percentage of the retail experience, but as a panel recently discussed at the sixth annual Franklin County Retail Summit, it's not doomsday for the brick-and-mortar...
The sixth annual Franklin County Retail Summit presented by the county and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce highlighted the important role retail plays in Columbus' economy. "Retailers are the pulse of the community’s economic vitality and strength," says Franklin County...
As a small business owner, I know that innovation is vital to Ohio’s economy. Businesses don’t get ahead by reinventing the wheel – they succeed by seizing opportunities to find better solutions to old problems. Innovation is the core...
Click here for a larger image. *All data was gathered by The Metropreneur. Each campaign was analyzed for did it hit its funding goal - YES/NO, amount requested and amount raised as of 12/11/2015. 
In part one of our crowdfunding report, we looked at some general averages - percentage of successful and failed campaigns, average asks, average percentages funded - and left you with a little cliffhanger. For part two, we're looking at things...
Thirty-two percent. Would you do something if it had a thirty-two percent success rate? While those odds aren't the worst — they aren't overwhelmingly reassuring. That percentage is the number of business-based or business-related crowdfunding campaigns from our monthly roundups that...
Don't miss our recap of the first half of the year, found here! We have even more highlights, issues to tackle and businesses changing industries that made headlines in the second half of 2015. July Buying local or supporting local are...

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