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Skreened to Outsource Production from Columbus

Skreened to Outsource Production from Columbus
E-commerce apparel retailer Skreened announced today it will be outsourcing its production to several strategic manufactures across the country. “These partnerships allow us to cut down on production and shipping times, dramatically increase the quality of our products, and create even more opportunities...
May 12th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

A Guide to Columbus Coworking

A Guide to Columbus Coworking
On the heels of the first Columbus Coworking Day, The Metropreneur has complied a go-to guide for workspaces across the city. Each active space provides the details on their environment, amenities and rates. The Perch – Short North Coworking Address: 45 E. Lincoln St.,  Short North Number of offices...
May 12th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Measuring an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem & How Columbus Stacks Up

Measuring an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem & How Columbus Stacks Up
Columbus being one of the six cities across the U.S. to hold a Startup Week means there is obviously a huge local interest in startups and entrepreneurialism. But how does that ecosystem translate into data? How is it doing? The burst of entrepreneurialism over the last few years is carving a new need...
May 11th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

How To Approach a Developer

How To Approach a Developer
The finer points of approaching a developer are one of the many actionable things over 1,200 registered attendees are learning at the first annual Columbus Startup Week. Dan Rockwell of Big Kitty Labs dished on the do’s and don’ts of working with a developer, and gave anyone with an app idea...
May 8th, 2015 | How-To Guides | Read More

3 Things to Keep in Mind when Marketing to Millennials

3 Things to Keep in Mind when Marketing to Millennials
Derrick Bailey If you haven’t started to think of ways to market your business specifically to the millennial generation, now is the time to do so. According to an article in Huffington Post, millennials are a group of 86 million consumers, with an expected $2.45 trillion in annual spending power....
May 7th, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

Modern Energy Making Central Ohio Homes & Businesses More Energy Efficient

Modern Energy Making Central Ohio Homes & Businesses More Energy Efficient
Every home or business probably wouldn’t mind saving some money on their utility bills. New startup Modern Energy is bringing a bevy of services that can help homes and businesses (even in urban areas) become more energy efficient. “At Modern Energy, we focus on the complete energy portfolio...
May 6th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Design with Michael Cao : Automotive and 3D Printer Engineer, Entrepreneur & Experimenter

Design with Michael Cao : Automotive and 3D Printer Engineer, Entrepreneur & Experimenter
Have you ever wondered what it takes to design, develop and manufacture an automobile? Perhaps start a 3D printing company from the ground up? How about design a business around your lifestyle instead of the other way around? What about doing it all at the same time? On Friday, May 8, Michael Cao will...
May 5th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – May 2015

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – May 2015
Beer! Not one, but two campaigns this month are dedicated to making Columbus a little more boozey. Some familiar crowdfunding faces are back with another successful campaign. Products will be launched and paper made when the rest of theses businesses find funding success. Firkin Ales Real Ale House Two...
May 4th, 2015 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More