Goodbye, 2015! If the number of stories that have rolled across our desk at The Metropreneur this year is any indication, there's a lot happening in the small business world in Columbus. Here are some of the the best profiles,...
Columbus had its fair share of business-based crowdfunding campaigns this year, with 73 different campaigns making our monthly roundup - that's more than one a week! Today, we take a look at some of the most successful campaigns for...
Columbus 2020 formed five years ago to drive economic development in the 11-country region that is Central Ohio, setting a number of ambitious goals. The headway made on these goals in just five years is far surpassing expectations. Over 100,000...
The strength of retail in a region is a good indicator of the health of its economy. The 2015 Franklin County Retail Report presented by Franklin County and the Columbus Chamber sheds light on the role retail plays in...
Today, most businesses use some form of social media. It's almost uncommon for a business not to have a Facebook or Twitter, but what about Pinterest? Businesses and organizations of varying industries are finding value in the picture-centric platform. Highly-visual, Pinterest allows...
The upcoming TrustBelt Conference is aimed at shaking up perceptions of the Midwest. But what are those assumed presumptions and what's the actual story? Sophia Koropeckyj, a managing director at Moody's Analytics, will share trends and economic indicators that tell...
Logistics is an industry that's performing very well in the Central Ohio region. It's giving Columbus a name across the world, but taking a closer look, the industry is a lot different than most might perceive. "We’re absolutely a global...
On Monday, The Metropreneur discussed how to measure an entrepreneurial ecosystem, but what ingredients help foster a successful system? Another Startup Week event discussed the five factors necessary to build a strong culture of entrepreneurialism. In conjunction with Google, UP...
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