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Chapman College Admission Consulting helps students get into their ideal school

Chapman College Admission Consulting helps students get into their ideal school
When asked what prompted him to launch Chapman College Admission Consulting, Mike Chapman rattles off several worrisome statistics: The student to guidance counselor ratio in Ohio is 500 to 1; Acceptance rates at the most selective colleges are less than 10 percent; A four-year college education can...
December 21st, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

Dublin to open TechDEC in 2012

Dublin to open TechDEC in 2012
A technology-focused entrepreneurial center is coming to 565 Metro Place South in Dublin. Dublin City Council last week passed a resolution authorizing the Dublin Deputy City Manager and Economic Development Director Dana McDaniel to execute a lease agreement to establish the TechDEC. The total cost...
December 20th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

First Customer helps companies bring products to market

First Customer helps companies bring products to market
Under a new program, Columbus2020 and TechColumbus are working together to connect early stage biomedical and information technology businesses with established companies that might be interested in buying their products. The First Customer Initiative allows goods that seem useful and valuable based...
December 19th, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Event Marketing Strategies Moves to Brewery District

Event Marketing Strategies Moves to Brewery District
Jeff Milgrom and Drew McCartt of EMS next to the 1,800 pound mill stone With the opening of Shadowbox Live, World of Beer, and a few new restaurants, the Brewery District is coming back to life. Event Marketing Strategies celebrated 30 years of business this year, and with that milestone, they were looking...
December 16th, 2011 | At Work | Read More

Entrepreneurs shouldn’t wait to think about intellectual property

Entrepreneurs shouldn’t wait to think about intellectual property
There are a million and one things to think about when launching a new business− from employees, partners, suppliers, lenders and investors to just making a product that works and that people want to use. It can be tempting to let many legal issues slide. However, for several reasons, properly identifying...
December 15th, 2011 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Dames Bond to expand its reach, open Nashville chapter

Dames Bond to expand its reach, open Nashville chapter
Mary Relotto created Dames Bond to fulfill a simple mission: to help women in business connect to consumers and resources. Relotto launched Dames Bond in Central Ohio in 2006 and its success spurred her to establish another chapter −in Northwest Ohio under the direction of Joy Skarupa− in June....
December 13th, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Beehive Books keeps the competition at bay with community-supported events

Beehive Books keeps the competition at bay with community-supported events
Linda Diamond and her husband, Joe, have been instrumental in renovating several buildings in downtown Delaware. However, they’re not content with simply making the area look better. They’re also interested in making downtown a vital and exciting business district. In fact, Linda partnered...
December 12th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

Metropreneur nominated for 2011 Innovation Award

Metropreneur nominated for 2011 Innovation Award
We at The Metropreneur learned Friday that the website is a TechColumbus Innovation Award semi-finalist. The Innovation Awards honor individuals and teams for outstanding achievements in business leadership and innovation in numerous industries, including energy, financial services, retail, insurance,...
December 10th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More