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At Work: Nvironment overhauls a space in a former Short North church

At Work: Nvironment overhauls a space in a former Short North church
Seven years and growing. Nvironment began in 2008 as a sole proprietorship by Liz Hauswald focused on Interior Design, planning, and relocation services. Now, the business has expanded to include architecture services and artwork consulting, with eleven employees. Hauswald worked from a small home...
May 20th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

First-Ever Regional TrustBelt Conference to be Held in Columbus

First-Ever Regional TrustBelt Conference to be Held in Columbus
Columbus will host the first-ever TrustBelt Conference May 31 through June 3 at the Hyatt Regency downtown. The conference focuses on the re-emergence of the Midwest and works to shatter perceptions that take the region from Rust Belt to Trust Belt. The term Trust Belt was coined by Conference Executive...
May 19th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Logistics Industry Growing & Taking High-Tech Turn in Central Ohio

Logistics Industry Growing & Taking High-Tech Turn in Central Ohio
Logistics is an industry that’s performing very well in the Central Ohio region. It’s giving Columbus a name across the world, but taking a closer look, the industry is a lot different than most might perceive. “We’re absolutely a global logistics player as a region,” says Kenny...
May 18th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

New Coffee Shop and Coworking Space Coming to Franklinton

New Coffee Shop and Coworking Space Coming to Franklinton
The popularity of coworking has returned to Columbus, with many flexible work spaces opening and expanding throughout the region. The Franklinton neighborhood will gain another coworking spot soon, with the opening of the “Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op” at 1069 West Broad Street later this year....
May 15th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Scaling a Culture: The Business of People

Scaling a Culture: The Business of People
As a job seeker, finding a business that’s a good cultural fit is becoming just as important as finding a position that matches your skill set. Work-life balance is becoming an outdated notion, and instead, work-life integration is becoming a cultural norm. It’s not asking people to change...
May 14th, 2015 | How-To Guides | Read More

5 Key Ingredients for a Strong Startup Ecosystem

5 Key Ingredients for a Strong Startup Ecosystem
On Monday, The Metropreneur discussed how to measure an entrepreneurial ecosystem, but what ingredients help foster a successful system? Another Startup Week event discussed the five factors necessary to build a strong culture of entrepreneurialism. In conjunction with Google, UP Global (the national...
May 13th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

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