Archive for the ‘News’ Category

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program
ECDI is using their PRIME grant from the Small Businesses Administration to fund new program Tech Savvy. The multi-tiered program awards entrepreneurs with funds for technology-related business purchases. More than just a scholarship, ECDI will put their full range of services behind the program providing...
December 9th, 2014 | Announcements, Event Reviews | Read More

Jeni’s Headquarters Relocating to Arena District

Jeni’s Headquarters Relocating to Arena District
Beloved local ice cream maker Jeni’s is relocating their corporate offices to the 401 N. Front St. building in the Arena District. The 13,710 square-foot space on the third floor is just a block away from North Market, the site of the first Jeni’s. “We’ve loved calling our building...
December 3rd, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

WakeUp StartUp Heads to COSI

WakeUp StartUp Heads to COSI
Pitch event WakeUp StartUp is headed to a new location and getting a bit of a facelift for the upcoming year. Originally held at the Technology Commercialization Office at OSU, WakeUp StartUp is now calling COSI home. “COSI really wanted to have a startup angle or a startup connection with the...
December 2nd, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

The Metropreneur Demographics Survey 2014

The Metropreneur is in the process of compiling new statistics, analytics and demographics information to better serve our readers through the types of partnerships we forge, advertising opportunities we seek, and content we provide. If you’d like to help us out, please take 5-10 minutes to fill out...
November 30th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Small Business Announcements Roundup

Small Business Announcements Roundup
There’s been a lot happening in the small business world in Columbus over the past month. From awards to anniversaries, here’s an overview of what small business across the city are celebrating. TechColumbus Announces VentureNEXT Winners A celebration of all things entrepreneurial in Central...
November 18th, 2014 | News | Read More

Local Artists Called to Create Unique Gifts Representing Columbus

Local Artists Called to Create Unique Gifts Representing Columbus
Local artists will have a chance to show off their love for the city through Columbus-centric gifts to be sold at the Experience Columbus store in the Arena District. Columbus City Councilmember Eileen Y. Paley, the Greater Columbus Arts Council and Experience Columbus are putting out a call to artists...
November 17th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community
Back in 2012, Kate Djupe had a dream of opening up a kitchen incubator facility in the up-and-coming Franklinton neighborhood. Two years later, The Commissary is officially opening, but the project has been relocated to 1400 Dublin Road in the Marble Cliff area, and with that move comes a sizable expansion...
November 14th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Luna Kombucha Expanding to New 5000 Square-Foot Facility

Luna Kombucha Expanding to New 5000 Square-Foot Facility
Following the recent announcement of a line of higher ABV kombuchas, Luna Kombucha is headed from a Clintonville basement to a new 5,0000 square-foot facility on Sinclair Road. “We can get much larger equipment, make much larger batches and lower our costs overall,” says Founder Michael Iannarino....
November 13th, 2014 | News | Read More