Columbus Business First

The Columbus, Ohio, area is one the nation’s most-promising cities. Its job market is growing faster than the national average. The metro area of more than 1.9 million residents is home to 15 Fortune 1000 corporations. It hosts one of the U.S.’s largest academic powers in Ohio State University and counts 23 college campuses in its neighborhoods. Columbus Business First covers the region’s dynamic business community with the most authoritative report found in Columbus, and its news staff analyzes and provides insights into the business and economic developments that keep the city abuzz.

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Women Of Influence: Treetree Founder and CEO Becca Apfelstadt


Becca Apfelstadt, the CEO of Treetree, knew that she needed to make a change. In 2009, after her marketing agency closed, she and a colleague decided to co-found their own special projects company – in the middle of a recession. "But it felt almost less risky to go out on our own," said Apfelstadt. "Somehow we landed, even though it was really hard. Starting a business in the recession is no joke." In this episode of the Women of Influence Podcast, we talk about co-founding a company, confidence, and how to deal with being a young female in the workplace.


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 2019-07-26  43m