Weekly News Roundup: Micro Entrepreneur of the Year Noms & MoreWeekend News Roundup — By Melanie McIntyre on January 27, 2011 at 8:00 am
INCREASE Community Development Corp. is seeking nominations for its Micro Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Seven small business owners with five or fewer employees will be honored. [Read More]
The Columbus Partnership now has $23 million in pledges from public and private sources for the Columbus2020! economic development plan. The goal is to raise $30 million by year’s end. [Read More]
Venture capitalist and entrepreneur Mark Kvamme wants to create the premier economic development and jobs creation entity in the United States and be “an ambassador for all things Ohio in those areas.” [Read More]
TechColumbus Innovation Awards− Feb. 3
Melanie McIntyre has served as editorial director of The Metropreneur since its launch in 2010. She previously worked as a staff writer for a business and legal newspaper, where she wrote more than 500 stories about finance and real estate and development in Central Ohio. Since 2008, Melanie has worked on a freelance basis for several local entities, including Columbus Underground, where she is a featured writer. She also blogs about fashion, style, and pop culture at Thoroughly Modern Melly. Melanie is a graduate of The Ohio State University, lives in the Short North, and enjoys reading and running.
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