About Mike Brennan

Founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as CEO, as well as Editor & Publisher of MITECHNEWS.COM. Brennan has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York, NY, San Jose, CA., Seattle, WA., Memphis, TN., Detroit, MI., and London, England. He co-founded and served as managing editor of Pacific Rim News Service (SEATTLE), which developed a network of more than 100 freelance journalists in 17 Asia-Pacific countries.

M2 Techcast Internet Radio Evolves Into Internet TV In July

ANN ARBOR - MITechNews is adding a live Internet TV show in July, as the weekly M2 Techcast on the PodcastDetroit Network evolves from audio to video. M2 Techcast, which airs live on Monday from 2 to 3 pm, will retain the same format, with four segments featuring interviews with Michigan’s top technology, and business

By |2019-05-21T22:09:09-04:00May 21st, 2019|Featured, IoT|

Bamboo Detroit, MP Consulting Group Co-Host Detroit Nonprofit Day June 15

DETROIT – Co-working space Bamboo Detroit and MP Consulting Group, a nonprofit fundraiser, will co-host the second annual Detroit Nonprofit Day conference June 15. In partnership with the University of Detroit Mercy’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship, the daylong conference aims to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills required to grow their organization’s operations and meet

By |2019-05-21T21:10:31-04:00May 21st, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Palter Named TechTown Director Of Marketing And Communications

DETROIT - Kimberly Palter has been named director of marketing and communications for the Wayne State Office of Economic Development and TechTown. Palter comes to TechTown with 14 years’ experience in marketing and communications including a decade with the Detroit Red Wings and Olympia Entertainment. Kimberly Palter “I am thrilled that someone of Kimberly’s experience

By |2019-05-21T20:52:28-04:00May 21st, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Centrepolis Accelerator’s Pingree Detroit, Hardware Tech Summit, Tech248, ButtonsToButton Kickstarter Campaign

ROYAL OAK – Jerrett Schlaff, CEO of Pingree Detroit, will talk about his custom leather goods business that works with veterans.  Amanda Roraff, Operations Manager for PlanetM, discusses the Hardware Tech Summit that will be held June 19 during Detroit Startup at LTU’s Centrepolis Accelerator. Greg Doyle, Manager of Tech248, outlines the future of the Oakland County

By |2019-05-21T22:04:40-04:00May 19th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, Podcasts (TechTown)|

MTEC Hosts SmartStart Classes For Startup Entrepreneurs

HOUGHTON – MTEC SmartZone will be holding another series of SmartStart classes starting June 5, an MTEC program that is designed to educate and guide entrepreneurs through the process of validating and growing their business idea. SmartStart includes six separate class sessions over the course of a six to the seven-week timeframe where participants develop

By |2019-05-19T15:56:56-04:00May 19th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Invest Detroit Ventures Portfolio Client Update: Genomenon

ROYAL OAK - Tember Shea, Portfolio Manager for Invest Detroit Ventures, interviews Mike Klein, CEO of Genomenon, to discuss the latest news coming out of the Ann Arbor-based gene therapy company. Mike Klein  To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e170-genomenon

By |2019-05-17T11:32:15-04:00May 17th, 2019|Life Sciences, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

StartupMichigan.Tech: One-Stop Shopping For Entrepreneurial Michigan

DETROIT – The Michigan entrepreneurial ecosystem has come a long ways in the past couple of decades, but it was still missing a key piece, a platform to showcase startups, connections to funders and tech hubs. On May 20, the Michigan Israel Business Accelerator will takes the wraps off StartupMichigan.Tech, what Chris Rizik CEO and

By |2019-05-17T11:24:22-04:00May 17th, 2019|Entrepreneur, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Detroit: Engine Of America – New Book from RJ King

ROYAL OAK - RJ King, editor of DBusiness magazine, joins Matt and Mike to discuss his new book, “Detroit: Engine of America.” It goes on sale May 20 and looks at how Detroit was created by manufacturing over the centuries eventually to become what it is today, the brains of the world auto industry. RJ

By |2019-05-17T11:14:33-04:00May 17th, 2019|M2 TechCast, News, Podcasts|

ClubMCC – Social Media Group Created By Motor City Connect

ROYAL OAK - Motor City Connect Founder Terry Bean has launch a new ClubMCC option for people who want to use social media better to promote themselves or their businesses. He charges a monthly fee that includes special access as well as special events for ClubMCC members. Terry Bean  To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e170-clubmcc

By |2019-05-17T11:25:33-04:00May 17th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Michael Thue Talks CBD, Hemp And Other Opportunities In Legal Cannabis Industry

ROYAL OAK – Michael Thue, President of Great Lakes Hemp Supplements, talks about his CBD business he developed two decades ago and the opportunities available for entrepreneurs who want to create businesses in the now legal cannabis industry in Michigan. Michael Thue To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e169-michael-thue-glhp

By |2019-05-14T14:23:18-04:00May 14th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|