mikebrennan

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.

GVSU’s Muskegon Innovation Hub Opens Nominations For Innovator Of Year

MUSKEGON - Grand Valley State University's Muskegon Innovation Hub has opened nominations for the second annual Lakeshore Innovator of the Year Award, a program that celebrates and recognizes the most innovative ideas on the Lakeshore. The award will be given to an individual or group of people from any business, nonprofit, organization or association in

By |2020-01-19T09:27:25-05:00January 19th, 2020|ESD|

MIMarijuanaReport, Cannabiz Connection Partner To Promote Michigan Cannabis, Hemp, CBD

ANN ARBOR – Michigan Marijuana Report announced that it has partnered with Cannabiz Connection to offer the networking group’s members the chance to tell their stories to a social media audience of more than 10,000 followers. A key component of the new partnership is the launch of the Cannabiz Connection Industry Event Calendar in The

By |2020-01-18T12:06:09-05:00January 18th, 2020|Featured, Hemp, Marijuana Business, News|

Great Lakes Cultivars Looking For Farmers To Raise Its Hemp – Spoiler, They Provide Everything

LANSING - Ed Saleh and Kelli Sneed, from International Harvest Ventures, are recruiting famers to work with their company to grow Hemp for CBD, in a share-cropper style operation. Check it out at www.GreatLakesCultivars.com. https://youtu.be/kt98FA5l2SM  

By |2020-01-18T17:24:37-05:00January 18th, 2020|Featured, Hemp|

Benzinga Founder Jason Raznick Tells the Backstory on Founding his FinTech Company

ROYAL OAK - Jason Raznick, founder of Benzinga, a FinTech News organization, explains its origins, and why he decided to add Cannabis business coverage for his millions of readers worldwide. You can find it at BZCannabis.Com. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7zB0-uAR9M&t=10s  

By |2020-01-19T12:44:13-05:00January 18th, 2020|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Great Lakes Cultivars Looking For Farmers To Raise Its Hemp – Spoiler, They Provide Everything

LANSING - Ed Saleh and Kelli Sneed, from International Harvest Ventures, are recruiting famers to work with their company to grow Hemp for CBD, in a share-cropper style operation. Check it out at www.GreatLakesCultivars.com. https://youtu.be/kt98FA5l2SM

By |2020-01-18T14:24:54-05:00January 17th, 2020|Hemp|

MITech TV: Benzinga, Entry Point, Xfinity Advanced Security

ROYAL OAK - On M2 Techcast - now MITech TV - Jan. 13 Jason Raznick, the Founder of Benzinga, talks about what’s in store for his FinTech publication this year.  Molly Theis, formerly with the Michigan Venture Capital Association, talks about her new role as community engagement manager for Entry Point. Rob Ponto from Comcast

By |2020-01-12T18:20:53-05:00January 12th, 2020|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Former MVCA Program Director Theis Joins EntryPoint

ANN ARBOR - EntryPoint announced that Molly Theis has joined its team as community engagement manager. She previously was program director at the Michigan Venture Capital Association. In this role, Theis connects leaders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem by strategically hosting events around emerging trends, successes or gaps in the market related to findings from EntryPoint’s

By |2020-01-09T18:27:19-05:00January 9th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Ripple Science Lands National Venture Capitalists In $2.5 Million Financing Round

ANN ARBOR - Ripple Science Corp., a HIPAA-compliant clinical research software company, has raised $2.5 million through equity financing, with more than 80 percent coming from funds outside Michigan. The funding round was led by Omaha-based Dundee Venture Capital, according to President and CEO Peter Falzon. Other participants include the Rise of the Rest seed fund, from

By |2020-01-07T21:06:28-05:00January 7th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|