Articles By: Anne Evans

Anne Evans

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.

At Work: RAVE’s Beautiful and Functional Space

At Work: RAVE’s Beautiful and Functional Space
Starting a business slowly with steady growth is a story we hear from many of our region’s entrepreneurs and RAVE has a similar start. A creative advertising agency, RAVE began in 2006 in Athens, Ohio by Tobias Roediger and a friend. In late 2008, the pair moved the business to Columbus. “After...
November 27th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

Columbus SOUP Awards Abe’s Kitchen with $2,720 Grant

Columbus SOUP Awards Abe’s Kitchen with $2,720 Grant
Columbus SOUP awarded Abe’s Kitchen with a sizable grant during their ninth event on Sunday, November 15, 2015. The event, held at Vue Columbus, brought together 237 philanthropists and was themed on businesses with a social enterprise edge. Since June of 2013, the group has been holding events...
November 16th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

At Work: Pixel Park Designs a Colorful and Fun Space

At Work: Pixel Park Designs a Colorful and Fun Space
When Matt Hoelter was looking for new office space for his business Pixel Park, he happened upon the old Jeni’s headquarters near Grandview. One step into the downstairs, and he loved it. Then, he saw the upstairs and loved it even more. Matt Hoelter, Owner and Creative Director of Pixel Park....
October 23rd, 2015 | At Work | Read More

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success

Women’s Small Business Accelerator Celebrates Three Years of Success
On Wednesday night, in front of a sold out crowd of over five hundred guests, the Women’s Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) celebrated three years of helping women grow their business and dream big. Founded in 2012 by Mary McCarthy of Your Management Team, Inc. and Caroline Worley of Worley Law,...
October 22nd, 2015 | Announcements, Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

At Work: Ibel Agency Enjoys Move to Discovery District

At Work: Ibel Agency Enjoys Move to Discovery District
When Sebastian Ibel was looking for a new space for his Ibel Agency to call home after selling his building in the Short North, the idea of owning a building full of creative businesses just fell into place. “Jonathan Barnes and I decided to look for a new space to own and renovate and we found...
September 15th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

At Work: IMPLEMENT Creates a Modern Space in the Short North

At Work: IMPLEMENT Creates a Modern Space in the Short North
Jason Kentner, a Registered Landscape Architect, had kept an eye on the building that sits on a quiet street off of High Street, that now houses his business for awhile, waiting for it to become available. “I had known of the building for a few years, lived in neighborhood, and always had a...
August 14th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Custom Bus Conversions by Creative Mobile Interiors

At Work: Custom Bus Conversions by Creative Mobile Interiors
Working in a business providing a custom product can be a very rewarding career. Creative Mobile Interiors (CMI) has been in the custom bus conversion industry since 1999, when the company was started by Owen Connaughton. Connaughton had been working for a company that started when the industry was...
July 31st, 2015 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Best Light Video’s Minimalistic Space Downtown

At Work: Best Light Video’s Minimalistic Space Downtown
Paul Milligan and Andrew Brush have been in business together since they were 16, when they started a video marketing business creating DVDs for the healthcare and senior living industry. Having that experience -video production and business management- paved the path for their current company, Best...
June 23rd, 2015 | At Work | Read More

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