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.
A home office is often a great way to begin a business, but moving into a separate office space can be a wonderful way to grow it. When Tim Lai was let go from a job at a bigger architecture firm in 2010, he saw it as an opportunity to start his own practice. His wife, Eliza Ho, was able to help it... January 15th, 2014 | At Work | Read More
People often meet through mutual friends, and the outcome is often a new friend, a spouse, or a business partner. For Ashley Wilcox and Lily Glass, their meeting led to friendship and a collaborative business idea.
“After several mutual friends told each of us “You have to meet each other”... December 16th, 2013 | At Work | Read More
Justin Collamore looked at nearly forty spaces before finding a great spot for his company, Collamore Built to call home.
“I had always just wanted to be in an older building, but nothing really called to me,” he says when talking about his search. “I needed somewhere that I could see... November 15th, 2013 | At Work | Read More
Columbus-based motion design firm leftchannel has been in the field for over ten years and was selected as the show-open featured artist for motion 2013, a multi-day event referred to as the TED talks for the industry, held recently in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“The opening titles for motion 2013... October 25th, 2013 | At Work | Read More
Grandview Yard continues to grow and it’s not surprising why. With the walkability of the design and close proximity to Grandview’s business areas, as well as an easy hop over to Downtown Columbus, Grandview Yard is an ideal location to house your business.
“A main reason we moved... September 30th, 2013 | At Work | Read More
After spending many working hours helping other companies build their brands and develop strategies, Principal and Creative Director Patrick Crawford realized that his own company’s name, Spindle Studios, no longer accurately represented the work or the personality of the agency.
The company has... August 20th, 2013 | At Work | Read More
Finding a great business partner can make running your own business a great experience.
“I get up every day and want to come to work,” says Guy Michael, partner and vice president of business development and account services for Sync Creative, an advertising and interactive agency.
Michael... July 22nd, 2013 | At Work | Read More
Born out of the need for crowd-funding solutions for all kinds of startups, Fundable was launched in May of 2012 by Wil Schroter, CEO and Eric Corl, President. Elliot Schneier came on board as COO and Ryan Rutan as VP Consulting. The company looks to help businesses of all sizes; recently, a company... June 17th, 2013 | At Work | Read More
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