Archive for the ‘Event Reviews’ Category

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus
While it may seem like Columbus is teeming with startups and small businesses, statistics say otherwise. Out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., Columbus ranks 80th in percentage of all employers that are small, 82nd in percentage of small business establishment births per 1,000 establishments,...
September 23rd, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

Women’s Business Center Holds First Annual “In the Company of Women” Luncheon

Women’s Business Center Holds First Annual “In the Company of Women” Luncheon
The Women’s Business Center powered by ECDI held its first annual lunch to support women entrepreneurs on Thursday Sept. 11 at the Athletic Club of Columbus. Keynote speaker Karen Hough, entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of ImprovEdge, discussed using improvisation as an engagement and learning...
September 16th, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

Columbus “Localists” Energized by BALLE Conference – Part 2

Columbus “Localists” Energized by BALLE Conference – Part 2
Note: This is the second half of a two-part article. CLICK HERE to jump back to Part 1 at ColumbusUnderground.com Bill LaFayette of Regionomics brings an economist’s precision to his assessment of the small business climate in Columbus, and he sees lots of room for improvement. “We have a long way...
June 17th, 2013 | Event Reviews, Tips of the Trade | Read More

Event Review: Wakeup Startup

Event Review: Wakeup Startup
Wakeup Startup is a monthly event held at the OSU Technology Commercialization Office in the South Campus Gateway, where three startups pitch their business concepts in 10 minutes or less, a panel of judges provide feedback, and the audience engages with a rapid-fire Q&A session. The event kicks...
July 17th, 2012 | Event Reviews | Read More

TechColumbus Hosts 14th Annual Innovation Awards

TechColumbus Hosts 14th Annual Innovation Awards
TechColumbus honored 14 individuals and companies last night during its 2010 Innovation Awards ceremony at Battelle Hall in the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The 14th annual event, which celebrates the region’s technology industry allstars, kicked off at 5 p.m. with a networking cocktail...
February 4th, 2011 | Event Reviews | Read More

Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Attend Finance Event

Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Attend Finance Event
The Metropreneur and the Columbus Metropolitan Library hosted the Finding Funding for Local Small Business Development Brown Bag Luncheon at the library on Sept. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the panel discussion −moderated by Columbus Underground and Metropreneur Founder Walker Evans− Jonathan...
September 18th, 2010 | Event Reviews | Read More