of entrepreneurs working together
to grow each of our businesses.

Become A Tenant

When you become a tenant at the DEC, you instantly become part of a business community. Join other businesses looking to grow their business and utilize the many assets available to you and your business.


Upcoming DEC Events

Free Professional Small Business Advice @ Dublin Entrepreneurial Center 1st Floor
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


DEC Presents: Free Professional Small Business Advice

11:00AM – 1:00PM Financial 1-on-1 with Andrew Rosenbeck, 5/3rd Bank

11:00AM – 1:00PM Human Resources 1-on-1 with Representatives, Sequent

11:00AM – 1:00PM  Legal 1-on-1 with legal counsel, Carlile, Patchen & Murphy

Program: The DEC is proud to offer free 1-on-1 professional small business advice at no cost to budding entrepreneurs as part of our service to the entrepreneurial community.  Our sponsors are generous with their knowledge, talent and skill and willing to help solve the problems of your small business.  Please visit with your questions and concerns and have a discreet 1-on-1 conversation with the advisor of your choice.

Please note this service is offered in different locations of the building on different weeks. It will be held on the first floor, in the welcome area, suite 190. (2nd and 3rd Thursdays of the month) and in the Metro Conference Room on the third floor (1st, 4th and 5th Thursdays of the month).

Our Advisors:


5/3rd is focused on the small business and a proud sponsor of the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center. They can help in any of these areas: online banking, mobile deposits, accepting credit cards, processing your payroll, business reward credit cards, business line of credit and loans.  Fifth Third operates 15 affiliates with 1,232 full-service Banking Centers, including 106 Bank Mart locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,213 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina and Missouri.

Andrew Rosenbeck is an Assistant Vice President of Fifth Third Bank and has over 11-years of banking experience.  He is currently the Financial Center Manager at the 5/3 Bank, Frantz Rd. location. He specializes in helping small business owners and assists in servicing their banking needs.  Andy lives in Dublin and is active in the Dublin Community and is a member of the Dublin Chamber.



Sequent is here to help the small business extend HR to their organization. It’s hard to be an expert in everything as a small business.  Why not leverage the assets of the subject matter experts of Sequent in a broad range of disciplines such as; compensation, benefits and HR best practices that otherwise would be cost prohibitive? Additionally, Sequent provides three mission critical technology applications, all which are “Best of Breed” to serve as the nucleus in delivering service to and supporting the employees of the business. Join Tyler Abrams, Business Strategist for answers to your questions!

Tyler Abrams is a business strategist and advisor in the field of Human Capital Management.  He helps business owners increase productivity, reduce employment related liabilities and increase overall profitability by solving problems in the areas of Human Resources, Risk Management, Payroll Management and Benefits.




Carlile, Patchen & Murphy takes pride in providing a full range of legal services. They are here  to help you in the following areas: entity structure and taxation, raising capital through equity or debt, protection of intellectual property and trade secrets, employment issues, dealing with independent contractors, licensing agreement, collaborative arrangements, government regulation, general legal issues, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and even family law.

Carlile Patchen & Murphy has served Ohio businesses and the people who own and operate them since 1967.

Legal Consultants: Michael Smith, Jack Butler, Jordan Butler, Brent Rosenthal, Geoff Kunkler and Alicia Shaw.

Location: The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is located at 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, Ohio 43017. For more information visit our website or even better join the conversation on twitter,facebook, or LinkedIn.

Jelly– Networking, Co-working, Lunch & Presentations @ Dublin Entrepreneurial Center 1st Floor
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

meetupWe invite you to be part of our community of entrepreneurs as we get together for support, networking, training and yummy Buffalo Wild Wings! Please join us for year number eight as we encourage our 150 tenants and the collaborative small business community to meet up.


10:00 – 1:00   Co-working.  You are welcome to work away from your office in our networking room using our courtesy Wi-Fi.

10:00 – 2:00   Free Professional Business Advice from 5/3rd, Carlile Patchen & Murphy and Sequent in the welcome area.

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10:00-noon    Learn from business experts as they present on key business topics which vary throughout the year. Located in the training room.

noon – 1:30     Complimentary lunch from Buffalo Wild Wings including a variety of wings, potato wedges and salad.  Drinks are also provided. Located in the networking room.


All events are located on the first floor in our networking and training rooms. We are glad to provide a tour of the first and third floors if you request one.

Location: The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is located at 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, Ohio 43017. Parking is free. For more information visit our website or even better join the conversation on twitter, facebook, or LinkedIn.

What Teaching Physics Taught Me About Being a Successful Entrepreneur @ Dublin Entrepreneurial Center 1st Floor
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • First floor training room
  • Please join use Thursday, June 12 from 10-11:00 am for What Teaching Physics Taught Me About Being a Successful Entrepreneur.


    Program: REV1 is once again offering up one of their experts to help you the small business owner ensure you are focusing on the stuff that really matters. As an entrepreneur and former physics teacher, Greg Pugh has lots to teach entrepreneurs about being successful. In this fun and enlightening session, Greg offers up five lessons of teaching that also translate into successful entrepreneurial decisions.


    He will offer up and explain each of these ingredients, which when used together, add up to success:

    · Boil it down (Problem/Solution)

    · The no a**hole rule (Culture)

    · Get on the bus, and know where your seat is (People)

    *Find the Love (Purpose)

    *Go Team (Vision)

    Speaker: Greg Pugh, is a VP of Customer Acquisition and Rev1 Ventures. He has also acquired a depth of knowledge and history with his life-long experience as a serial entrepreneur.

    Location: The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is located at 565 Metro Place South, Suite 100, Dublin, Ohio 43017. For more information visit our website or even better join the conversation on twitter, facebook, or LinkedIn.

Our Tenants

DEC Businesses represent a cross section of many different products and services.  To learn more about our Tenants, follow the link below.



Bringing on your first temporary employee

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I built a Lego set with my seven-year-old daughter this weekend. We’ve had it sitting on her shelf in her room since she got it over a month ago for...


DEC Tenant SportsBrain establishing Dublin HQ, plans 21 jobs over four years

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Concussion management startup SportsBrain establishing Dublin HQ, plans 21 jobs over four years Apr 25, 2016, 3:40pm EDT Updated Apr 25, 2016, 4:26pm EDT A startup that offers concussion testing and treatment…


Caregiving can be Time Consuming and Costly. Advice for the Entrepreneur.

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by Shannah Huber, Ripple Life Care Planning Ask any entrepreneur how many hours they put into their business a week. The answer does not surprise those here at the DEC….

Modern Facilities

Conveniently located in Dublin’s Metro Office District, the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center offers a professional environment with comfortable areas for casual brainstorming, and both large and small state-of-the-art conference rooms. The DEC provides your company with the look and access to amenities that it deserves. Tenants have access to the robust DubLink broadband network and, through the adjacent Metro Data Center, data storage in a highly secure environment.