Articles By: Susan Post

Susan Post

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 Grandivew, drinking way too much coffee, running, spending time with friends and aiming to become a Columbus foodie.

Urban Nature Creating Community Development Strategies

Urban Nature Creating Community Development Strategies
There is certainly no shortage of urban development happening in Columbus. Mixed-use buildings and housing developments are cropping up in practically every neighborhood in the core of the city. But with each new building comes a change to the community in which it’s located. How is a building...
January 26th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

OSU Forms University-Wide Initiative Focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

OSU Forms University-Wide Initiative Focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Universities are recognizing the rise of entrepreneurship and the value of innovative thinking in any industry or business. The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business announced the marriage of two of its centers of excellence – the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Initiative...
January 23rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Fulcrum Creatives Awarded B Corp Status

Fulcrum Creatives Awarded B Corp Status
Fulcrum Creatives is the first marketing and branding company in Ohio, and one of only eight businesses statewide, to earn the prestigious B Corporation designation from international nonprofit, B Lab. With a goal to redefine success in business, B Lab recognizes companies that “meet rigorous standards...
January 23rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Wondersauce Expanding from NYC to Columbus

Wondersauce Expanding from NYC to Columbus
Instead of a Columbus-based company eyeing expansion to a larger market like New York City, an NYC-based firm is ready and excited to open its second office in Columbus. Digital creative agency Wondersauce is making a second home at 445 N High St. in Short North. “When we were thinking about how...
January 21st, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

SBA Contract Provides Educational Resources for Small Business Owners

SBA Contract Provides Educational Resources for Small Business Owners
Today a group of 15 local entrepreneurs and small business owners will begin an Entrepreneur Exchange program thanks to a grant from the Small Business Administration. Columbus-based Your Management Team was one of eight organizations nationwide to receive the SBA’s Scale Up America contract that...
January 20th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus
Predicting that it’s going to be a pretty good year is an altogether rare and fun thing for an economist to say, but that’s exactly what Bill LaFayette, owner of Regiononmics, foresees for Columbus in 2015. “[The Columbus Forecast] is calling for an increase in employment of about...
January 19th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending
Business owners are always talking capital – generally lack thereof or how to get it. There are several ways to get capital, none of them necessarily easy and each with their own challenges. Crowdfuning has become an industry favorite for statups as a means of idea justification and quick access...
January 14th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table
A self-described potluck overachiever, Stephanie Eakins has always loved to cook. These days she’s cooking for much more than just herself, but for several families all across Central Ohio as the one-woman show that is Retro Dinner Diva. The hint of nostalgia in the name is a nod to summers spent...
January 13th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

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