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Customers Make Their Own Pottery at Clayspace Gallery 831

Customers Make Their Own Pottery at Clayspace Gallery 831
At Clayspace Gallery 831, customers are limited only by their imaginations. Clayspace sprung from the imagination of its owner Tami Knight, a former registered nurse who was ready to do something fun. Open for seven years in a large, beautiful Brewery District location at 831 S. Front St., this fully...
September 3rd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Flimsee is New Fun for Lawn Game Enthusiasts

Flimsee is New Fun for Lawn Game Enthusiasts
Buckeye football starts tomorrow and fans might see a new game heating up competition at tailgates. Cornhole has long been the go-to, but John Mally hopes to see more people playing Flimsee this year. Mally has taken a game that was already gaining exposure and refined it to an official set of rules...
August 30th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Startup Event Brings Entrepreneurs Across the Region Together

Startup Event Brings Entrepreneurs Across the Region Together
National startup conference Everywhere Else Cincinnati will bring entrepreneurs from across the Midwest together for two and a half days of business building workshops and lectures. Cincinnati-based digital media company, Nibletz is hosting the event at the Duke Energy Convention Center September 29th...
August 29th, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

5 Lessons for Succeeding as a Small Business Owner

5 Lessons for Succeeding as a Small Business Owner
Welcome to Buckeye Interactive’s new column on TheMetropreneur.com. I am Brad Griffith, President and Founder of Buckeye Interactive. I am a developer, a web strategist, a business owner, a husband and a father, and each role plays an important part in how I run my business. The lessons I learn every...
August 28th, 2013 | Interactive Strategies | Read More

Rick Coplin of TechColumbus: Your Questions Answered

Rick Coplin of TechColumbus: Your Questions Answered
TheMetropreneur.com is built around providing a space to share resources and information about the extensive startup community in Columbus. The city shows tremendous support for small businesses and entrepreneurs through a variety of ever-expanding resources. As Vice President, Community Partner Ventures...
August 27th, 2013 | Frequently Asked Questions | Read More

New Mobile Truck Makes Canning Easy for Craft Breweries

New Mobile Truck Makes Canning Easy for Craft Breweries
Columbus loves a craft brewery. The hot-spots have been popping up across the city. What hasn’t been popping up is craft brews in cans. Canning lines are costly, often clocking in at over $250,000. Not only do small breweries have to make space for the equipment, they also have to find storage...
August 26th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Piada Serving Up Fresh Italian Fast

Piada Serving Up Fresh Italian Fast
Piada has become a staple in the fast-casual food scene in Columbus in a very short amount of time. The Italian eatery offers seemingly endless ways to customize your perfect bowl of pasta or enjoy a fresh salad. After selling his upscale Italian eateries Brio and Bravo!, owner and entrepreneur Chris...
August 23rd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

WIDGETPITCH Creates Chance for Small Business Funding

WIDGETPITCH Creates Chance for Small Business Funding
“But wait, there’s more!” Ron Popeil, Jack Lalanne, even George Foreman used this line to entice us to tune in for what was coming next. In the same way those late night infomercials use this ubiquitous refrain to sell the latest gotta-have-it gadget, the Economic & Community Development Institute...
August 22nd, 2013 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More