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Nominate a Local Business for the Columbus Chamber’s 2014 Small Business Awards

Nominate a Local Business for the Columbus Chamber’s 2014 Small Business Awards
Nominations are now open for the Columbus Chamber’s 2014 Small Business Awards. Businesses can submit their information, or anyone can nominate another company. Submissions must be for small businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Applications are accepted through Friday, October 18th. Nominated...
October 10th, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Building vs. Buying an Application

Building vs. Buying an Application
The software build vs. buy question has been around since the first lines of code were written and software applications were packaged up for purchase. Although the decision whether to build or buy an application can be daunting and complicated, it doesn’t have to be. Narrowing the decision down to...
October 9th, 2013 | Your Digital Business | Read More

Lessons from Grand Rapids: MoDiv

Lessons from Grand Rapids: MoDiv
TheMetropreneur.com visited regional neighbor Grand Rapids for the CEOS for Cities annual conference last week. While there, we checked in on three different entrepreneurial/incubator facilities and programs to find out how other cities are nurturing small business growth and innovation. Grand Rapids...
October 8th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

soHza Connects Women Across the World

soHza Connects Women Across the World
Helping women across the world is at the heart of a new local business. soHza connects women in developing countries to local women in need through handmade jewelry. soHza founders Cassi Baker and sisters Vicki Miller, Debbie Lupariello and Melissa Henry, find fair-trade accessories crafted by women’s...
October 8th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Lessons from Grand Rapids: Start Garden

Lessons from Grand Rapids: Start Garden
TheMetropreneur.com visited regional neighbor Grand Rapids for the CEOS for Cities annual conference last week. While there, we checked in on three different entrepreneurial/incubator facilities and programs to find out how other cities are nurturing small business growth and innovation. The beauty of...
October 7th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Blue Monster Entertainment Helps Small Colleges Put on Big Events

Blue Monster Entertainment Helps Small Colleges Put on Big Events
Schools like Ohio State may have no trouble attracting big names for campus concerts and events, but what about smaller colleges and universities? Who better to solve the problem than college students themselves. Nathan Pyle and Andrew Jacoby used their internship experience with well-known names in...
October 7th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Upcoming CORA Event Covers Restaurant Project & Approval Planning 101

Upcoming CORA Event Covers Restaurant Project & Approval Planning 101
A Central Ohio Restaurant Association event will help aspiring restaurant owners learn the ins and outs restaurant planning and project approval. The event will take place at the White Castle Systems Corporate & Training Offices at 555 W. Goodale Street on Wednesday, October 9th from 1:30 –...
October 4th, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Don’t Fall into These Financial Traps!

Don’t Fall into These Financial Traps!
As a small business owner, you know that financial management is key to the success of your business. But between logging and paying bills, administrative duties, client phone calls and employee meetings, even the most experienced business owner can let something slip through the cracks. Here are three...
October 3rd, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More