Anne Evans is the Co-Founder and Director of Operations for The Metropreneur and Columbus Underground. She also regularly contributes to both sites with features focusing on living (At Home) and working (At Work) in urban areas and creative spaces. She enjoys scrapbooking, parties, her family and restoring a 100+ year old home close to Downtown Columbus.
When you have a business idea that you are unable to get a loan for, you have to start it the old fashioned way – working another job and doing your business on the side.
Will Guthrie, President, started Blue Laser Design, a web design and development firm, in the year 2000.
“I started out... January 16th, 2015 | At Work | Read More
A long-time empty space in the heart of the Arena District has received a new life. You may remember treetree’s old space in the Berry Boltworks Building. While they loved that space, they were quickly outgrowing it, and even when they gave The Metropreneur a tour in March of 2013, it was tight.
“We... December 15th, 2014 | At Work | Read More
Growing a business slowly and steadily is oftentimes a good practice. Candle With a Cause has enjoyed steady growth over the past 4 and a half years and the business is now housed in it’s fifth space, a 3,000 square foot warehouse next to Actual Brewing Company and close to the Columbus Regional... November 14th, 2014 | At Work | Read More
Sometimes it feels like every career-move you make has led to one thing. For Anne Holman and Jen Townsend, that culminating event is opening the doors to The Smithery this Saturday, October 18th in Grandview.
Anne Holman and Jen Townsend — Photo by Angela Fortin Studio Photography.
“I had an... October 17th, 2014 | At Work | Read More
“I’ve been working as a freelance photographer for five years and had been searching for a studio space for the last couple of years,” says Matt Reese, Owner & Chief Photographer of Commons Studio, Partner & Chief Creative Officer of We Are Glitterati, and Co-Founder &... October 3rd, 2014 | At Work | Read More
Going into business with friends can be a challenge, but for Nick Seguin, Matt Dopkiss, and Bobby Whitman, they have seen their company Dynamit grow from their partnership to a company with 46 full-time employees and a 9,300 square-foot office space.
Dopkiss, CEO, and Whitman, COO, were both in a PhD... June 16th, 2014 | At Work | Read More
When you are building your company, the most important factor -after having your financials in order- is finding the right people to create the culture you are looking for.
“Building a great culture where people want to come to work can be challenging,” says Chris Rockwell, President of Lextant.... May 16th, 2014 | At Work | Read More
Some people just know from a young age that they want to own their own business.
Cheryl Beachy Stauffer
“I knew at the age of 13 that I would own my own business,” says Cheryl Beachy Stauffer, Principal and CEO of Crimson Design Group. “After working in the design industry I knew it... April 21st, 2014 | At Work | Read More