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Michigan State Government Offers Future For Frontliners Tuition-Free Education Program

ANN ARBOR - Kerry Ebersole, from the state's Labor Department, provides an in-depth look at the Future For Frontliners program that offers tuition-free training and educational opportunities for frontliners COVID-19 pandemic workers who were forced to work during the March to June lockdown. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Sept. 10 what she described as the nation’s

By |2020-09-19T18:24:20-04:00September 19th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Airfoil Group Co-Founder Lisa Vallee-Smith Marks Agency’s 20th Anniversary In October

ANN ARBOR - In this video interview, Lisa Vallee-Smith, who co-founded Airfoil Group in 2000, talks about all the changes at her agency since it was founded and how her agency is celebrating its 20th anniversary in October. Also on this segment is Keith Donovan, a 13-year Airfoil veteran, who was appointed President of Airfoil

By |2020-09-19T14:54:18-04:00September 19th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

1,434 Small Businesses in Southwest Michigan Get Small Business Restart Grants

KALAMAZOO - Southwest Michigan First announced 1,434 small business recipients are receiving average grant awards of $5,000 each as part of the state’s Michigan Small Business Restart Program. Grants must be used for expenditures made between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2020 for necessary disbursements incurred due to the public health emergency with respect

By |2020-09-12T11:23:51-04:00September 12th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Birmingham Angels Mid-Year Investing Update

ANN ARBOR - Dave Weaver from Birmingham (MI) Angels provides an update on the angel investing groups portfolio since it was founded in fall 2019. Ten deals out of 30 pitched received funding. Birmingham Angels is part of CitySide Ventures that was established in 2015 with a core vision to change the way early-stage capital

By |2020-09-07T13:45:52-04:00September 7th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Talks Tech Entrepreneurship Tips

ANN ARBOR - Rick Snyder, former governor of Michigan, talks about all the progress that has been made in Michigan for tech entrepreneurs. Rick is not only a serial entrepreneur, but also an investor and former CEO of Gateway Computer. Snyder became Michigan's 48th governor when he was sworn into office on Jan. 1, 2011.

By |2020-08-27T20:00:29-04:00August 27th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Executive Search Partners: How To Land That C-Level Tech Job During A Pandemic

ANN ARBOR - Gary Erickson, managing partner of Executive Search Partners, a recruitment company that specializes in finding Chief Information Officers for its clients, provides guidance on how your resume could rise to the top of any company's in-box and land you that coveted job interview. If you need to find an executive job, you're

By |2020-08-16T19:44:44-04:00August 13th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Update: Diva Tech Talk & Michigan Council Of Women In Technology

ANN ARBOR - Kathleen Norton-Shock updates the latest happenings with the Michigan Council of Women In Technology and her own award-winning podcast, Diva Tech Talk. Diva Tech Talk is a specialized communication channel highlighting women doing wonderful things in the technology arena by creating podcasts from interviews with successful female individuals in the field and

By |2020-08-02T16:28:07-04:00August 2nd, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Grand Circus Adds Great Lakes Environmental Data To Coding Training

DETROIT—Grand Circus, the Detroit-based IT training academy, and the Great Lakes Observing System, the organization that coordinates Great Lakes data collection, management, and sharing, announced that GLOS’ live environmental data will be integrated into the coding academy’s training programs. Grand Circus students will now have access to many types of data managed by the Ann Arbor-based binational

By |2020-08-01T14:05:33-04:00August 1st, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured, Software|

Professional Development Space For Young Workers To Open In Mt. Clemens

MT. CLEMENS—Officials at PurposePoint LLC, a professional development company, announced that a nonprofit, The Industry, will open a second office in downtown Mount Clemens in partnership with PurposePoint, to engage local schools, businesses, and organizations on a mission to positively shape the future of work. The Industry is a non-profit organization focused on equipping young adults,

By |2020-08-01T14:05:33-04:00August 1st, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

PlanetM Invites Startups To Do 60-Second Elevator Pitches

LANSING—Officials at the Michigan Economic Development Corp. are looking for Michigan-based entrepreneurs and companies to join a special episode of Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch, a 60-second pitch competition for companies and startups with innovative business concepts. Michigan currently ranks sixth in the nation for its number of inventions and fourth for its innovative R&D spending, highlighting

By |2020-07-25T15:09:19-04:00July 25th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|