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TechColumbus Rebrands & Re-Focuses on Startups

TechColumbus Rebrands & Re-Focuses on Startups
Tom Walker took over the reigns at TechColumbus over a year ago, implementing a wave of change. TechColumbus is repositioning their focus on entrepreneurs while implementing a rebrand of their own. “Where can TechColumbus provide the most value on the economic scene?” Walker asked. The answer...
October 14th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Octo-Pod Helps Users Charge Mobile Devices On The Go

Octo-Pod Helps Users Charge Mobile Devices On The Go
Smartphones often seem to run out of battery at the most inconvenient times. A new company is out to ensure users of all sorts of mobile devices are never far from a charge. Oct-Pod creates an 8-corded station with ports to revive smartphones, cell phones, mobile gaming devices, tablets and digital cameras. “We’re...
October 11th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

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