Roundup: Chamber economist starting firm, small biz creation & more

Weekend News Roundup — By on August 13, 2011 at 8:00 am

Bill LaFayette, vice president of economic analysis for the Columbus Chamber, is leaving to start his own consulting firm. [Read More]

Canton’s Entrepreneur Launch program has $100,000 in grants for a company (or companies) with the most promising business plan. [Read More]

A New York Times blog post explores the disconnect between the language of entrepreneurship and the reality of selling a business. [Read More]

An economic funk, poor sales, tight credit, and competition from new entrepreneurs abroad choked existing businesses or caused aspiring entrepreneurs to hunker down and not take the leap, according to a recent Wall Street Journal story. [Read More]

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Melanie McIntyre served as editorial director of The Metropreneur from its launch in August 2010 to May 2013. She is also a featured writer for Columbus Underground and writes about fashion, style and pop culture on her blog, Thoroughly Modern Melly. Melanie is an Ohio State University graduate, lives in the Short North, and enjoys reading and running.