Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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

Fulcrum Creatives Relocates to Downtown Columbus

Fulcrum Creatives Relocates to Downtown Columbus
Local design firm Fulcrum Creatives is relocating, expanding and evolving. Launched in 2002 by Jason Moore, the creative company provides branding and design solutions for local businesses and organizations with a community-based mission at the core. Fulcrum had offices located at 9 East Second Avenue...
November 11th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Local Startup Print Syndicate Lands $4.25 Million in Funding

Local Startup Print Syndicate Lands $4.25 Million in Funding
Press Release: Print Syndicate Secures $4.25M in Funding for Transformative Real-Time Retail Business Investors Include Highly Successful Online Retail Innovators COLUMBUS, OH – October 30, 2014 – Print Syndicate, a leading apparel and home goods e-commerce company, today announced that it closed...
October 30th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More