Articles By: Walker Evans

Walker Evans

Walker is the founder of ColumbusUnderground.com and co-founder of TheMetropreneur.com along with his wife and business partner Anne Evans. Walker has turned local media from a hobby into a full time career over the past decade and serves on multiple boards and committees throughout the community.

Don DePerro Announced as New Head of Columbus Chamber

Don DePerro Announced as New Head of Columbus Chamber
Columbus Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Michael Dalby announced in December that he was stepping down from the role, and today his official replacement has been named. President and Publisher of Columbus Business First Don DePerro will switch over into the new position on March 1st. “Don...
February 1st, 2016 | News | Read More

Columbus Named #3 City for Black Entrepreneurs

Columbus Named #3 City for Black Entrepreneurs
Thumbtack.com published the results of a new study earlier this week, which revealed that Columbus is one of the top cities in the United States for black-owned small businesses. The study evaluated responses from over 1,600 black business owners that asked about city friendliness, ease of starting...
November 19th, 2015 | News | Read More

Food Truck Business Expo Launching in February

Food Truck Business Expo Launching in February
Are you interested in launching your own food truck or food cart business, but aren’t sure where to start? Then the upcoming Columbus Mobile Food Conference and Expo might be what you’re looking for. The event will take place on Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28 at the Sheraton...
November 11th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Grandview and Upper Arlington Chambers Announce Partnership

Grandview and Upper Arlington Chambers Announce Partnership
The Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce and Grandview Area Chamber of Commerce announced today a new collaborative partnership that would share some resources across both organizations. “It’s all about value to the membership,” said Grandview Chamber Executive Director Michelle...
November 10th, 2015 | Governance | Read More

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking Nominees for 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
September 27th, 2015 | News | Read More

First Look: Industrious Columbus

First Look: Industrious Columbus
Chicago-based coworking company Industrious Office has officially opened their sixth national location, right here in Columbus. Located on the fourth floor of The Joseph office building in The Short North, Industrious offers commanding skyline views of Downtown for small businesses looking for a flexible...
September 19th, 2015 | News | Read More

New Coffee Shop and Coworking Space Coming to Franklinton

New Coffee Shop and Coworking Space Coming to Franklinton
The popularity of coworking has returned to Columbus, with many flexible work spaces opening and expanding throughout the region. The Franklinton neighborhood will gain another coworking spot soon, with the opening of the “Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op” at 1069 West Broad Street later this year....
May 15th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Middle West Spirits Expanding with More Production Space

Middle West Spirits Expanding with More Production Space
Locally-based Middle West Spirits has seen much success in its first five years on the market, and is ready to ramp up production to the next level by adding a second production facility to the business. The new 23,000 square foot building is located in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood, just east of the...
April 14th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

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