Top 10 Entrepreneurs of 2018

Photo via Pursuit.

To say 2018 was a big year for Pursuit Founder Nate DeMars is really an understatement. Expansions and historic partnerships marked a calendar year full of accomplishments. 

Pursuit started the year on the global stage with a partnership to outfit the USA Men’s Curling Team for the 2018 Winter Olympics. DeMars and his team also helped to outfit another high-profile group of athletes as the  ‘Official Matchday Suit Partner’ of the Columbus Crew SC. 

Fall brought the retailer’s expansion to Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, while Pursuit closed out the year being voted the Top Fashion & Apparel Store in the city by Columbus Underground readers for the second year in a row. 

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  1. Nate DeMars – Pursuit
  2. Joe DeLoss – Hot Chicken Takeover
  3. Adam Benner – Land-Grant Brewing Company
  4. Alex Frommeyer – Beam Dental
  5. Ilya Bodner – Bold Penguin
  6. Olivera Bratich – Wholly Craft / Surprise
  7. Joe Kahn – Condado Tacos
  8. Madison Mikhail Bush – POINT App
  9. Angela Petro – Two Caterers / Sweet Carrot / The Fives
  10. Catie Randazzo – Ambrose & Eve

Flashback: Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 – Claire Coder
Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 – Blake Compton
Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 – Joe DeLoss
Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 – Mikey Sorboro
Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 – Elizabeth Lessner

Note: Our “Best of 2018″ lists are published as the combined results of our annual Reader Nomination Survey and Editor’s Choice picks.