Business Leaders For Michigan Hires Donofrio To Succeed Rothwell As CEO

LANSING- Business Leaders for Michigan hired of Jeff Donofrio to succeed Doug Rothwell in leading the organization, which aims to make Michigan a Top Ten state for jobs, personal incomes and a healthy economy by championing specific public policy initiatives. Donofrio’s hiring is effective Nov. 30, and he will spend a month in transition with

By |2020-10-18T15:38:50-04:00October 18th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Ann Arbor SPARK Provides Services For Tech Entrepreneurs

ANN ARBOR - Bill Mayer, VP of Entrepreneurial Services for Ann Arbor SPARK, talks about all the services and programs the Washtenaw County smart zone offers tech entrepreneurs and also very large tech companies. Mayer has founded and exited multiple start-ups in the technology and finance sectors. His areas of expertise are in finance, securities

By |2020-10-18T14:27:12-04:00October 18th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Third Annual Million Dollar Challenge For Minority Entrepreneurs Open To Michigan Applicants

MINNEAPOLIS - Metropolitan Economic Development Association has opened up applications for its third year of the Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs open to potential applicants in Michigan. The Meda Million Dollar Challenge is the largest Black, Indigenous, and People of Color entrepreneurial competition in the country, awarding $1 million in financing to BIPOC businesses

By |2020-10-15T17:16:28-04:00October 15th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Consumers Energy Foundation Approves $50,000 Grant For Saginaw Future

SAGINAW -The Consumers Energy Foundation recently approved a $50,000 grant to support economic development in Saginaw County and Saginaw Future. This grant was approved as part of a special program designed specifically to provide COVID-19 economic development assistance across the state. Since March, the Consumers Energy Foundation has provided more than $4 million to Michigan’s nonprofits

By |2020-10-11T19:36:13-04:00October 11th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Michigan Businesses Awarded Grants Through Small Business Restart Program

LANSING -More than 11,300 small businesses and nonprofits across Michigan have been awarded $69 million in grants by local economic development organizations as of September 10, 2020 through the Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program. The program was launched to provide relief for small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Over the

By |2020-10-11T14:30:05-04:00October 11th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Politics, Politics/Government|

TechTown Detroit Launches Coworking Classroom For Children Of Coworking Tenants

DETROIT - TechTown Detroit is offering Coworking Classrooms designed to ease the uncertainty and stress of a child's educational needs during the COVID-19 pandemic for children of coworking tenants. The Coworking Classroom Features: Educational services for remote learning in two different 3-hour sessions offered daily Monday – Friday Multiple age-appropriate rooms of up to 10 children

By |2020-10-11T14:12:25-04:00October 11th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Coworking Franchiser Office Evolution Expanding Into Detroit

LOUISVILLE, Colo.—Office Evolution, the nation’s largest coworking franchisor, announced its continued expansion into Michigan by awarding another Detroit area development deal. The new Office Evolution location in Oakland County will offer private offices, conference rooms, and shared workspace for small- to medium-sized businesses and employees of larger corporations who are working remotely. This new location

By |2020-10-09T10:40:37-04:00October 9th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Kathleen Norton-Schock Updates MCWT, Diva Tech Talk News And Events

ANN ARBOR - Kathleen Norton-Schock returns to MITech TV for her monthly updates on news and events for the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) and her podcast, the award winning Diva Tech Talk. Multifaceted marketing leader, adept at creating and implementing successful plans and tactics to extend a brand, define/achieve a company's mission,

By |2020-10-03T17:57:55-04:00October 3rd, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Lakeshore Advantage Awards $3.3 Million In Restart Grants To 428 Small Businesses

ZEELAND  – Lakeshore Advantage, in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and regional partners, awarded $3.325 million to 428 small businesses and nonprofits in Allegan and Ottawa counties through the Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program. Lakeshore Advantage received 887 grant applications with a total monetary request of nearly $9.3 million. Grants awarded ranged

By |2020-10-02T17:27:07-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

TechTown Toast Of The Town Goes Virtual Oct. 1

DETROIT –Since its launch six years ago, TechTown Detroit’s Toast of the Town, the organization’s annual benefit and award ceremony, has been a veritable “Who’s Who” of Detroit’s business and entrepreneurial community, consistently drawing hundreds of people in attendance and selling out of tickets each year. This year, due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, TechTown

By |2020-09-26T14:26:58-04:00September 26th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, News|