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Accelerate Michigan Names 24 Semi-Finalists For $1 Million Startup Competition

DETROIT - Twenty-four semi-finalists were named Wednesday to compete in the $1 million Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition that will take place Nov. 13 at the Lexus Velodrome. The program, hosted by Detroit’s ID Ventures, culled through nearly 300 applicants. The semi-finalists were chosen based on innovation, business development and customer traction by a judging panel

By |2018-10-03T11:04:17+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Entrepreneur Corner, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

The Inside Story On TechTown’s Purchase Of The NextEnergy Center

ROYAL OAK - Wayne State University bought the NextEnergy Center, the state of Michigan’s advanced energy industry accelerator, and will transform it into a center for university-industry collaboration and research. Ned Staebler, president of TechTown, joins Matt Roush and Mike Brennan to explain why Wayne State spent $6.6 million to create Detroit Urban Solutions, a

By |2018-06-06T14:55:53+00:00June 6th, 2018|Entrepreneur Corner, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

ITC’s Engaging For Collaborative Online Learning Kicks Off With Arbor Day Webcast

ROYAL OAK - The Michigan Science Center hosted an event that reached elementary students through a webcast discussing Arbor Day. It was the first installment of the Michigan Science Center’s Engaging For Collaborative Online Learning program that ITC has sponsored for the year. Nearly 200 students tuned in to watch this webcast. Another, on honey

By |2018-05-16T15:09:57+00:00May 16th, 2018|Entrepreneur Corner, M2 TechCast, Podcasts, Science|

Bamboo Detroit: Women Embracing Entrepreneurship; Quarter Of Members Make $500,000 Plus

DETROIT – Bamboo Detroit, the city’s original shared office space community, today unveiled its 2017 Bamboo Detroit Economic Impact Report.  This is the first study conducted by the organization of its member businesses and their owners. It is also believed to be one of the first inside looks at the impact of businesses who utilized

By |2017-11-10T13:13:32+00:00November 10th, 2017|Entrepreneur Corner, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Register Now For Lawrence Tech?s Academic Summer Camps

SOUTHFIELD - The Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Technological University offers more than 20 engineering, science, design and technology summer camps for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in improving their academic preparation while previewing career fields and college experiences. The week-long summer camps will be held from June 22 through July 24. There

By |2015-04-22T00:00:00+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|

12 Global Automotive Innovation Challenge Finalists To Pitch Technology Solutions For Shot At $200,000 In Prizes

DETROIT - SAE International, in partnership with MIT Alliance of Michigan and NextEnergy will host the 7th Annual Global Automotive Innovation Challenge Finalist presentations at Cobo Center in Detroit, April 21. 12 finalist innovators will present their 8-minute pitches of their innovative technology to help improve the consumer vehicle experience and the automotive industry. WHEN:

By |2015-04-17T00:00:00+00:00April 17th, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|

Forest Hills Public Schools To Launch 4-Year STEM Academy

GRAND RAPIDS - Forest Hills Public Schools will launch a new four-year S.T.E.M. Academy for high school students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-related fields. The academy includes a detailed class schedule for each group of students from freshmen to seniors and features interdisciplinary curriculum, community-based partnerships and a senior capstone design project. Participating

By |2015-04-07T00:00:00+00:00April 7th, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|

3 Kent County Schools Get $35,000 In Grants For High-Tech Job Training

GRAND RAPIDS - Kentwood Public Schools, Kent Career Technical Center and West Michigan Aviation Academy received $35,000 in grants to help the Bosch Community Fund prepare the workforce of the future for careers in high-tech fields. The foundation focuses primarily on the enrichment of science, technology, engineering and math education field and the advancement of

By |2015-04-07T00:00:00+00:00April 7th, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|