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Auto Supplier GHSP Debuts Ultra-Violet Light For Emergency Vehicles To Kill Coronavirus

GRAND HAVEN – Auto supplier GHSP on Thursday announced it has launched a new line of UV-C treatment products aimed at killing the COVID-19 virus for use in emergency services vehicles. The ESP200, ESP400, ESS200 and ESS400 are the first products to be launched under the company’s grēnlite brand and bring with them industry firsts for mobile UV-C

By |2020-05-08T11:29:47-04:00May 8th, 2020|Auto Tech, Coronavirus, Science|

Update: Restarting Automotive Manufacturing After the Coronavirus Pandemic

ANN ARBOR - As the coronavirus crisis continues to disrupt the global economy, North American vehicle sales have dropped sharply, and production has come to a nearly complete stop. Given the complexity of automotive manufacturing, the tremendous capital required to restart production, and the industry’s deep global supply chains, resuming vehicle production in North America

By |2020-05-08T11:29:47-04:00May 8th, 2020|Auto Tech, Featured|

HUD Allocates $11 Million To Michigan To Provide Relief To Those In Public Housing

LANSING – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will allocate $685 million in COVID-19 relief funding to help low-income Americans residing in public housing. The funding, made available by the CARES Act, will be awarded to Public Housing Authorities across the nation, including $11 million to Michigan. “Public Housing Authorities have a vital role

By |2020-05-05T16:06:48-04:00May 5th, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government|

GVSU Earns Gold Status From Veterans Group For Fifth Consecutive Year

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University was again named a Gold-level Veteran-Friendly School for the 2019-2020 academic year by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Gold is the highest level awarded. MVAA commended Grand Valley for its hard work and dedication to student veterans and dependents. There are 338 military-connected students at GVSU. The Michigan Veteran-Friendly Schools

By |2020-05-05T16:06:48-04:00May 5th, 2020|New Products / Contracts|

Quicken Loans Provides $25K To Launch Rebrand Cities Digital Accelerator

DETROIT - The Quicken Loans Community Fund has partnered with the City of Detroit and Rebrand Cities to provide a digital accelerator to 100 Detroit small businesses. The four-week virtual course will provide all the resources and instruction necessary for small businesses to build out a functioning website with an e-commerce shop that they will

By |2020-05-05T16:06:48-04:00May 5th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

TechTown Doubles Small Business Impact With Latest Funding Round 

DETROIT - The TechTown Stabilization Fund closed with 347 grantees receiving a total of  $575,000 in funding – adding to the 350 small businesses previously funded by TechTown’s Detroit Small Business Stabilization Fund. Together, the two funds funneled approximately $1.2 million into local small businesses in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The New Economy

By |2020-05-05T16:06:49-04:00May 5th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Cannabis Sales Strong During First Month Of COVID-19 Business Recession

CHICAGO - In a few short years, cannabis sales have transformed from a mostly illegal enterprise to an ‘essential business’ that many states have kept open during the COVID-19 epidemic, the worst the nation has seen this past century. Experts at Anderson Economic Group have been closely monitoring COVID-19’s impacts on the cannabis industry. Initial

By |2020-05-05T16:22:06-04:00May 5th, 2020|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

FCC, Auto Industry Fight Over Vehicle-to-Everything Communication

DETROIT - The auto industry is promising to dramatically expand “vehicle-to-everything” communication technology, but only if the Federal Communication Commission rolls back its decision to take away the current airwaves dedicated to that technology. Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology is expected to increase road safety by allowing vehicles to communicate with one another, as well as smart

By |2020-05-02T12:13:21-04:00May 2nd, 2020|Auto Tech|

Michigan Health Endowment Fund To Provide $2.95 Million For Telemedicine

LANSING – The Michigan Health Endowment Fund and several funding partners are coming together to provide $2.95 million to help 61 Michigan providers and safety net organizations ramp up telehealth efforts, which can help patients access critical care without putting themselves, their families, or their doctors at risk. While many providers have already planned for

By |2020-04-12T14:05:14-04:00April 12th, 2020|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Goes Online Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

ANN ARBOR - In light of the continuing impact of the coronavirus, the Midwest Growth Capital Symposium and InvestMidwest have partnered to present an online Midwest Venture Showcase 2020. The online format will still showcase Midwest companies seeking early-stage funding and the opportunity to connect with founders, angel investors and venture capitalists — as MGCS

By |2020-04-02T18:42:11-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|