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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 |2015-04-17T00:00:00-04:00April 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 |2015-04-07T00:00:00-04:00April 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 |2015-04-07T00:00:00-04:00April 7th, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|

7 Must Know Facts about Detroit?s Tech Industry

DETROIT - Detroit has seen a lot of changes over the past decade including a bankruptcy filing, an influx of corporations and professionals, and growth in the technology sector. Major technology companies like Quicken Loans, QStride, Atomic Object, Detroit Labs, and dozens of technology startups call Downtown Detroit their home. But how great is the

By |2015-04-03T00:00:00-04:00April 3rd, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|

Wayne State’s TechTown Offers DTX Launch Detroit Summer Accelerator

DETROIT - Applications are now open for Wayne State?s TechTown program called DTX Launch Detroit, a 10-week summer accelerator for college students and recent graduates aspiring to launch a technology start-up. Participants will receive a stipend of $2,500 per individual (up to $7,500 per venture team) to test out their entrepreneurial dreams. DTX Launch Detroit

By |2015-04-03T00:00:00-04:00April 3rd, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|

LTU Ranks 23rd In Country For Bachelor Degrees In Computer Game Design

SOUTHFIELD - Lawrence Technological University is ranked 23rd in the country for bachelor?s degree programs for computer game design in a national survey conducted by The Princeton Review and PC Gamer. Lawrence Tech offers a bachelor?s degree in game art through its College of Architecture and Design. Students can also take a concentration in game

By |2015-04-02T00:00:00-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|

MCWT ConnectNet eLearning Webinar: The Apple Car – What it Means for the Auto Industry And You

SOUTHFIELD - Rumors of an Apple car have big implications for the auto industry. It spells potential disruption. Whether Apple sells a car or not, they've opened the flood gates on possibilities for new opportunities in and around cars. Mark Phillips will present research during a Michigan Council of Women In Technology Lunch & Learn

By |2015-04-01T00:00:00-04:00April 1st, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur Corner|