A convenience that seemed to be reserved for exceptionally large cities just a few years ago, at least six food delivery services have entered the Central Ohio market to feed hungry Columbusites. Dinner to your doorstep is now just a few...
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...
Funding a business venture, especially a creative one, can be challenging. Kickstarter is working to change that. Every week, the online crowdfunding platform allows thousands of people to pledge millions of dollars to creative projects −big and small− that resonate...
When people hear the phrase "real estate development," new builds, specifically new houses, often come to mind. However, The Metropreneur recently caught up with three local development companies whose primary mission is renovating existing properties and transforming neighborhoods one home...
Central Ohioans, like many people across the country, have rediscovered bicycling in recent years. Predictably, the trend has kept owners of existing bike shops in demand, but it also has created new opportunities for enterprising entrepreneurs and could even impact companies outside the...
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...
Since Square became available to the public in October 2010, it has revolutionized the way entrepreneurs and small businesses get paid. For the uninitiated, Square allows anyone with its card reader and/or  iPhone, iPad, or Android application to accept credit...
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. 

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