Michigan Science Center Update, 86 Repairs, Ginko Contact App, Foster Braun

ROYAL OAK – On M2 Techcast Monday Dec. 10, Lisa Reynolds will update all the happenings at the Michigan Science Center. Tember Shea of InvestDetroit will interview 86 Repairs cofounder, Joe Gallagher. Nick Schleuter of Ginko will details his one tap contact exchange mobile app. Foster Braun of Internet Advisor will join us in studio

By |2018-12-07T12:04:10+00:00December 7th, 2018|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

GVSU Report: November Strongest Month For West Michigan Economy In Year

GRAND RAPIDS - For the West Michigan industrial economy, September was strong, October was stronger and November was the best month of the year, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business. Long surveyed local business leaders and his findings below are based on data

By |2018-12-07T11:47:23+00:00December 7th, 2018|Featured, News|

Three Charts Tell The Story of General Motors’ Painful Decision To Close Plants

EAST LANSING - Anderson experts released this week three interactive data visualizations that show why General Motors made the painful decision that they announced on November 26. “The visualization put together by our consultants provides insight into why GM made this tough decision,” said Patrick Anderson, Principal and CEO of Anderson Economic Group. The visualization

By |2018-12-07T11:48:30+00:00December 7th, 2018|Auto Tech|

Tisko Named CEO Of BullsEye Telecom

SOUTHFIELD – Tom Tisko, chief operating officer at BullsEye Telecom, has been promoted to chief executive officer. Tisko will assume his new role on January 1, 2019. He replaces Bill Oberlin, who will continue to serve as chairman of BullsEye’s Board of Directors. “I am so proud of the company that BullsEye has become, with every

By |2018-12-07T12:40:08+00:00December 6th, 2018|News|

Flow-Through’ Exemption Restorer Bill Heads To House

LANSING - Nearly 250,000 Michigan "Flow-Through" business organized as S Corporations or partnerships could claim state income tax exemptions under legislation that the Senate unanimously passed Thursday. Under the 2017 U.S. Tax Cut, "Flow-Through entities" lost their ability to deduct what they pay in state income taxes. C Corporations, by contrast, did not lose that

By |2018-12-06T20:17:13+00:00December 6th, 2018|Politics, Small Business Association of Michigan|

Bills Require Consumer Notification 45 Days After Data Breached

LANSING – Banks, businesses, government agencies and nonprofits that suffer a data security breach would have 45 days to inform all of their impacted customers, under a pair of bills reported out of the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday. HB 6405 and HB 6406, sponsored by Committee Chair Diana Farrington (R-Utica) and Rep. Joseph Graves

By |2018-12-06T20:17:13+00:00December 6th, 2018|Cyber Defense, Small Business Association of Michigan|

Michigan Science Center Lands Sun, Earth, Universe – NASA, NISE Production

DETROIT - A new exhibition has landed at the Michigan Science Center Sun, Earth, Universe, a collaboration between NASA and the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net), is designed to engage audiences in the awe-inspiring fields of Earth and space science and reinforces MiSci’s commitment to aerospace education. MiSci is one of 52 locations

By |2018-12-06T18:48:17+00:00December 6th, 2018|STEAM|

Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available To West Michigan Agricultural Businesses Damaged By Spring Rains

DETROIT – Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million are available to some agricultural related businesses damaged by excessive rains in May and June in Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa and Van Buren counties. The news came this week from the U.S. Small Business Administration. “When the Secretary of Agriculture issues a disaster

By |2018-12-06T17:58:20+00:00December 6th, 2018|Politics|