No one would invest in her startup – now she and her employees are sharing in an acquisition payoff

For two years, Janine Sickmeyer was a fixture at Mission Coffee in the Short North – when she wasn’t flying coast to coast fruitlessly pitching investors for her software startup NextChapter.

A paralegal, Sickmeyer knew well the pain point she was solving by automating the preparation and e-filing of petitions and forms for bankruptcy cases. She’d taught herself some code and teamed up with a Columbus developer, but there was no product yet.

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Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

Originally published September 18, 2019.

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