Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North

Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North

Short North is one of the most vibrant areas of Columbus, full of unique boutiques with highly visual...
T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces

What started as an interest has now become a business. Tarik Yousef is the master woodcrafter behind...
Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program

Franklin University is debuting a new Entrepreneurship Degree program this fall, teaching students the...
Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists

Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists

Creating a space where artists can feature their work, Wild Mind Entertainment provides a subscription-based...

Don’t Monkey Around With Your Intellectual Property

Metropreneurial Legal Insights — August 21, 2014 at 8:00 am
If a monkey sitting at a typewriter hammers out a top-selling spy novel, who owns the copyright? The monkey? The owner of the typewriter? Or no one? While a similar question in a recent case has the intellectual property world going bananas, the question also raises practical considerations for every business. In 2011, British wildlife photographer David Slater set up his equipment in Indonesia to snap a few...

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The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival

The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival
On Saturday, August 9, The Food Fort, in partnership with premiere Columbus classic rock radio station QFM 96, will hold...
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Metropreneurial Legal Insights

Don’t Monkey Around With Your Intellectual Property

Don’t Monkey Around With Your Intellectual Property
If a monkey sitting at a typewriter hammers out a top-selling spy novel, who owns the copyright? The monkey? The owner of...
Aug 21, 2014 8:00

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What Drives Application Scope Change and How Does it Impact Your Project?

What Drives Application Scope Change and How Does it Impact Your Project?
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Don’t Monkey Around With Your Intellectual Property

Don’t Monkey Around With Your Intellectual Property
If a monkey sitting at a typewriter hammers out a top-selling spy novel, who owns the copyright? The monkey? The owner of the typewriter? Or no one? While a similar question in a recent case has the intellectual property world going bananas, the question also raises practical considerations for every...
August 21st, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North

Joe Baer of Zen Genius Pens Book on Visual Merchandising in the Short North
Short North is one of the most vibrant areas of Columbus, full of unique boutiques with highly visual storefronts. Through the eyes of a visual merchandising expert, CEO and Co-Founder of Zen Genius Joe Baer explores the neighborhood in his new book, The Art of Visual Merchandising: Short North.  “I think...
August 20th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces

T.Y. Fine Furniture Hand-Crafting Quality Wood Pieces
What started as an interest has now become a business. Tarik Yousef is the master woodcrafter behind T.Y. Fine Furniture. Each piece of solid wood furniture is designed by Yousef from the ground up. “We have custom furniture, which is kind of where we started, and we have our furniture collections,”...
August 19th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph

Drive Capital Moving to New Space in The Joseph
Columbus-based venture Capital Firm Drive Capital is headed to a new space in the Short North. The firm will occupy 11,000 square feet of the newly constructed Joseph office building. The new space will be about double the square footage of Drive Capital’s current Arena District office. “We...
August 18th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program

Franklin University Debuts New Entrepreneurship Degree Program
Franklin University is debuting a new Entrepreneurship Degree program this fall, teaching students the formal processes required to build a business. Program Chair Terry Boyd Franklin sees three main targets for the program. It’s not only for students who want to learn how to launch their own businesses,...
August 15th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists

Wild Mind Entertainment Creates Platform for Independent Artists
Creating a space where artists can feature their work, Wild Mind Entertainment provides a subscription-based platform for independent shows, films, and by the end of the summer, music. CEO and Primary Catalyst Eliah Thomas, along with Chief Strategy and Technical Officer Dontae Brodie, launched the...
August 14th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Oilerie Columbus Features Variety of Imported Olive Oils

The Oilerie Columbus Features Variety of Imported Olive Oils
Providing a unique alternative to that housewarming bottle of wine, or basic wedding present, The Oilerie Columbus at 1409 Grandview Ave. provides a range of 30 imported olive oils and balsamic vinegars. “All the olive oils and vinegars come to us directly from Italy,” Owner Nathan Laslow...
August 13th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position
When Councilmember A. Troy Miller and other city council members, along with 30 small businesses, met for a roundtable discussing opinions, insights and recommendations of small business, one thing was clear. Small businesses needed an advocate. In response, Ryan Schick has become the city’s small...
August 12th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More