Posts Tagged ‘success stories’

Sometimes All You Need to Help Your Business Thrive is One Connection

Sometimes All You Need to Help Your Business Thrive is One Connection
Every day I meet with businesses of varying sizes, industries, structures and challenges. As with most things, there is no easy button for the challenges our member businesses face, but the Columbus Chamber can help. I’d like to share one of our favorite success stories, which involves connecting two...
February 21st, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Piada Serving Up Fresh Italian Fast

Piada Serving Up Fresh Italian Fast
Piada has become a staple in the fast-casual food scene in Columbus in a very short amount of time. The Italian eatery offers seemingly endless ways to customize your perfect bowl of pasta or enjoy a fresh salad. After selling his upscale Italian eateries Brio and Bravo!, owner and entrepreneur Chris...
August 23rd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Success Story of 2011: CallCopy

Success Story of 2011: CallCopy
This year saw a lot of big news from small businesses and startup ventures. Here at The Metropreneur, we work every day to document as many of those stories as possible. Our annual readers survey put the successful local contact center solutions provider CallCopy at the top of their list for explosive...
December 27th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Building an Ice Cream Empire, One Scoop at a Time

Building an Ice Cream Empire, One Scoop at a Time
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams could be one of the most frequently referenced small business success stories of the past decade. Husband-and-wife duo Jeni Britton Bauer and Charly Bauer launched their business inside The North Market in 2002 and it has quickly grown into five locations, with two...
August 2nd, 2010 | Business Profiles | Read More

Picking Elizabeth Lessner’s Brain

Picking Elizabeth Lessner’s Brain
It’s certainly arguable that Elizabeth Lessner, CEO and president of Betty’s Family of Restaurants, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Columbus. The 36-year-old Windy City native opened her first bar and restaurant, Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits, in 2001 and has since maintained a steady...
August 2nd, 2010 | Frequently Asked Questions | Read More