Susan is the lead staff writer for TheMetropreneur.com and also completes assignments as a freelance writer & editor. She loves writing about her city - and learning a thing or two from her clients along the way.
Susan holds a degree in Communication with a minor in Professional Writing from The Ohio State University. You can find her exploring Grandview, drinking way too much coffee, running, spending time with friends and aiming to become a Columbus foodie.
As with most entrepreneurs, Beth Lybrook saw an industry that needed a solution and set about to find the best answer. The challenge? Hospitals incurred high costs purchasing employee uniforms in bulk. Employees found the offerings limited. Hospitals found the distribution of uniforms and employee allotment... October 7th, 2015 | ScaleUp Success | Read More
Billion looks to take on massive world problems one snowballed, crowdfunded donation at a time. The competitive crowdfunding platform created by a group of college students and recent graduates gamifies the process of giving.
Billion Founder Eileen Guan came up with the idea for the platform while listening... October 6th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More
It’s a varied lot for this month’s crowdfunding dollars. Two food-based businesses with well-established followings are raising money to make some changes. And there’s always new gadgets. This month it’s gadgets to help you control the lights in your home or take your temperature... October 5th, 2015 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More
A lot of craft beers are brewed in Ohio, but soon, if Rustic Brew Farm has anything to say about it, they will be made with Ohio-grown ingredients, too. Husband-and-wife team Matt and Michelle Cunningham started growing malt barley and hops on their family farm with the goal of supplying state-based... October 2nd, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More
Join The Metropreneur, Rotary District 6690 and the local small business and entrepreneurial community on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Studio 35 for ASPIRE, an event celebrating social enterprises in Columbus. This year’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be more than just a ceremony,... October 1st, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More
There’s no other word that better sums up new music-tech startup Audioheads than validation. The analytics company rose from the ashes of a non-validated startup and is now ultimately helping music venues validate what artists concert-goers want to see.
Co-Founder & CEO Cameron Camfield learned... September 30th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More
From freelance to full-time, Cheryl Harrison has turned her knack for touting beer into two-person public relations and social media agency speechbubble.
In college, Harrison studied both ends of the news spectrum, covering PR and journalism. Post-graduation she worked at a few agencies around town,... September 29th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More
Local startup Whence may have left the game, but anything anytime delivery is back in Columbus. San Francisco-based Postmates recently expanded to the Columbus market in a sweep that put the company at 40 locations across the U.S. Unlike the rash of other recent delivery additions like OrderUp and Skip... September 28th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More
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