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.

15 Local Businesses Selected for Accelerator Program

15 Local Businesses Selected for Accelerator Program
The Center for Social Enterprise Development (CSED) announced today the 15 local businesses that have been chosen to participate in the social enterprise accelerator program known as SEA Change. The program includes a 12-week online curriculum, with hands-on assistance from leaders and experts all...
May 2nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th

Columbus Metropolitan Club Hosting Local Crowdfunding Panel on April 5th
If you’re thinking about launching a crowdfunding campaign in 2016, then you’ll want to make sure you implement the best practices shared at an upcoming panel hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Club on April 5th. “Crowdfunding Boom or Bust?” is the name of the discussion, which...
March 29th, 2016 | Announcements, Upcoming Events | Read More

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

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