Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurs’

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position
When Councilmember A. Troy Miller and other city council members, along with 30 small businesses, met for a roundtable discussing opinions, insights and recommendations of small business, one thing was clear. Small businesses needed an advocate. In response, Ryan Schick has become the city’s small...
August 12th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Columbus Chamber Releases Small Business Workforce Survey Results

Columbus Chamber Releases Small Business Workforce Survey Results
Yesterday The Metropreneur took a big-picture look at what small businesses across the nation think about Columbus, and today’s feature takes a deeper look at what local owners think about the small-business workforce in Central Ohio through a survey conducted by the Columbus Chamber. Commissioned...
July 30th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs
A Thumbtack.com survey of over 12,000 small businesses across the country revealed that Columbus earns an “A+” when it comes to training and networking programs. “Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and Columbus is making...
July 29th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Small Business Administration Releases Statistics on Small Business Landscape in Ohio

Small Business Administration Releases Statistics on Small Business Landscape in Ohio
The Small Business Administration recently released the Ohio Small Business Profile, providing statistics on the small business environment within the state. With 926,365 small businesses employing 2,074,595 workers, these enterprises employed about half of the state’s private workforce in 2011....
June 27th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization
There is a certain romanticism to entrepreneurship—the long nights, early mornings, pots of coffee, the determination, the risk and the potential reward—but startup life isn’t always for everyone. For whatever reason you may have for not starting your own company, you are not alone. Perhaps you...
May 29th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Intelligent Office Brings Customizable Office Services to Downtown

Intelligent Office Brings Customizable Office Services to Downtown
Whether you need a 614 number, a receptionist or an office for a few hours, Intelligent Office offers a suite of solutions that any small business or entrepreneur can customize to fit their needs. Otto Beatty, owner of E.E. Ward and small business champion, heads the Columbus branch of the franchised...
April 29th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

2013 Entrepreneur of the Year: Elizabeth Lessner

2013 Entrepreneur of the Year: Elizabeth Lessner
Chances are you have eaten at a Liz Lessner restaurant. With six hot-spots in the Columbus Food League, two more concepts on the way, and other irons in the fire, her creatively-themed dining options offer some of the most popular food in town. Creating eight restaurants is no small feat, and Columbus...
December 27th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Best Entrepreneurial Support of 2013: ECDI

Best Entrepreneurial Support of 2013: ECDI
The Economic and Community Development Institute earned the stop spot for Entrepreneurial Support for 2013. Variety is the name of the game at ECDI, with several specialized resources to help all manner of entrepreneurs. The ECDI powers the Women’s Business Center of Ohio. With a mission to, “Act...
December 27th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More