Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

32 SBDC Clients And SBDC Southeast Region Earn Recognition

GRAND RAPIDS -  The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) received multiple awards at the Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala. Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business is the host institution for the Michigan SBDC. Thirty-two small businesses that worked with the SBDC took the stage for awards ranging from “Michigan 50 Companies

By |2022-05-17T14:09:55-04:00May 17th, 2022|Entrepreneurs|

Michigan Council Of Women In Technology Update With Kathleen Norton-Schock

ANN ARBOR - Kathleen Norton-Schock returns in May to interview co-host Mike Brennan who attended the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Executive forum last week to get his reaction to the event. She also shares some of the scheduled summer events - including golf outings in Southeast and Southwest Michigan - that help fund

By |2022-05-10T11:17:09-04:00May 10th, 2022|Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Deadline To Apply For $100K Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest May 12

DETROIT – For entrepreneurs seeking funding to open a retail storefront in Detroit, Highland Park, or Hamtramck, the deadline is fast approaching to enter the 2022 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest in hopes of winning $100,000 from Comerica Bank. Interested applicants with a retail concept looking to open a brick-and-mortar location can submit their business plans

By |2022-05-10T09:15:57-04:00May 10th, 2022|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Competing For Talent Becoming Game Of Limbo – How Low Can You Go?

LANSING - Limbo is a game where the most limber, or flexible player wins. Sound familiar? Survey after survey is revealing that employees today are seeking more flexibility in their jobs and are willing to change employers to get that flexibility. But how flexible can employers be without sacrificing productivity? It’s fair to say that

Survey Shows Inflation, Supply Chain Disruptions, Workforce Shortages Obstacles For Small Business

LANSING – Workforce shortages, inflation and supply chain disruptions remain the main obstacles Michigan’s small businesses are facing, according to a new survey released today by the Small Business Association of Michigan. “Though there is more optimism among small business owners, the struggles that are plaguing small businesses are still very prominent,” said SBAM President

By |2022-05-02T09:46:00-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

U.S. Chamber Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Entrepreneurship Bill

WASHINGTON DC — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce praised the introduction of the Golden-preneurship Act. This bipartisan legislation, introduced by U.S. Representatives Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Young Kim (R-CA-39), Dean Phillips (D-MN-03), and Jason Crow (D-CO-06) would strengthen programs that help senior entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. Over one million older Americans lost their jobs

By |2022-05-02T09:46:00-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Entrepreneurs|

Bamboo Detroit Co Working Space – Hybrid Working Becoming New Trend

DETROIT - Co-working spaces under the Bamboo Detroit umbrella are in both downtown Detroit and Royal Oak. Co-founder Amana Lewan joins Matt and Mike to talk about how she has weathered the pandemic and what she sees as new workplace trends, including a hybrid work where employees meet once a week or so at one

By |2022-04-28T17:10:59-04:00April 28th, 2022|Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

TechStars Detroit Accelerator – Everything You Need To Know With Managing Director Monica Wheat

DETROIT - TechStars Detroit Accelerator is accepting applications and will be hosting an accelerator online presentation Thursday April 28. You can register for this free event at https://hopin.com/events/jpmc-inside-a-techstars-accelerator In this video interview with Monica Wheat, Managing Director of TechStars Detroit, the 24-year veteran of startup, corporate, and tech organizations, explains how the backing of J.P.

By |2022-04-25T16:55:01-04:00April 25th, 2022|Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

90 Companies Win Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards

LANSING - Ninety small businesses in Michigan have been selected from a pool of over 550 nominations as award recipients at the 18th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Gala. This year’s honorees span 14 different business sectors and hail from every corner of the state. From a hunting gear manufacturer in the Upper Peninsula to

By |2022-04-24T16:55:55-04:00April 24th, 2022|Entrepreneurs, News|

Kalamazoo Venture Tuesday Online Features Investor Panel Critique

KALAMAZOO - Kalamazoo Venture provides the online audience with the rare opportunity to see inside the minds of three investors as they reveal what three company presenters did right and wrong. The Kalamazoo Venture Tuesday meeting is designed as a teaching opportunity for participating companies and members of the audience. So come join us for an

By |2022-04-24T16:55:55-04:00April 23rd, 2022|Entrepreneurs|