Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

Grand Angels Seeks To Create $25 Million Investment Fund

GRAND RAPIDS - Grand Angels plans to launch its third venture capital fund, seeking $15 million to $25 million that builds off of two prior, smaller venture capital funds at the organization. The new fund would target investments in advanced manufacturing, advanced agriculture, life sciences and software, all of which were focuses of the previous funds. Managing

By |2018-08-20T08:01:12+00:00August 20th, 2018|Entrepreneurs|

4 Finalists Named For Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest – All Four Foodies

Pictured above, Nezaa Bandele – Paradise Natural Foods. DETROIT – The public has spoken and Friday Hatch Detroit announced the four finalists who will advance to the final round of the 2018 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest presented by Bedrock. These four entrepreneurs are competing to win $50,000 from Comerica Bank and more than $200,000 in pro

By |2018-08-17T13:25:27+00:00August 17th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Hatch Detroit Contest Announces 10 Semi-Finalists For $250,000 Contest

DETROIT – Ten retail concepts have made the semi finals of the Hatch Detroit Contest where one will win $50,000 in cash and $200,000 in pro bono support to found a brick and mortar business in Detroit, Highland Park or Hamtramck. Now the contest will turn to the public to cast their vote and help

By |2018-08-10T08:10:31+00:00August 10th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

TiECon Detroit 18 – Tel Ganesan Tells You Everything You Need To Know

ROYAL OAK - TiECon Detroit 18 is coming this October with a new one-day format and new location. TiE Detroit President Tel Ganesan provides all the details in this segment of M2 TechCast. TiECon Detroit 18 is now scheduled for Oct. 6 at the Suburban Collection Showcase. On Oct. 5, an Entrepreneur Bootcamp will be

By |2018-08-08T08:49:36+00:00August 8th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Deadline To Register For $1 Million Accelerate Michigan Competition Aug. 15

ROYAL OAK - Are you a Michigan entrepreneur who has grown a great company that now needs cash to take it to the next level? Then you want to apply to compete in the $1 million Accelerate Michigan business-plan competition. Martin Dober, Managing Partner of Invest Detroit Ventures, talks about this annual competition. Deadline to

By |2018-08-08T08:00:59+00:00August 8th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Fifth Eye Gets $2.36 Million Investment Lead by Invest Michigan, Biosciences Research and Commercialization Center

ANN ARBOR - Fifth Eye Inc., a digital health predictive analytics company, has received a $2.36 million investment from Invest Michigan, Biosciences Research and Commercialization Center, and 33 private angel investors. Fifth Eye develops real-time predictive analytic patient data software to give doctors and nurses a heads up hours in advance about impending trouble ranging

By |2018-07-31T15:39:16+00:00July 31st, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Life Sciences|

Great Lakes Angels Creates $18 Million Investment Fund

ROYAL OAK - Great Lakes Angels, one of the first angel groups in Michigan, now is adding an Angel Fund that could eventually do $18 million in investments in Michigan startups, primarily in the technology sector. Co-partners Doron York and David Weaver explain how it will work on this segment of M2 TechCast. Technologies or

By |2018-07-24T14:37:51+00:00July 24th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

TiECon Detroit 2018 Hosting Entrepreneur Bootcamp At TechTown Oct. 5

NOVI  – TiECon Detroit 2018 is hosting an Entrepreneur Bootcamp at TechTown Detroit on October 5, a one-day intensive program to engage, inspire, and mentor entrepreneurs to start, innovate, and scale their businesses. Deadline for applications is Sunday August 19th. More information can be found here: http://tiecondetroit.org/ai-competition.php Be Investable is a training to support the

By |2018-07-19T20:30:10+00:00July 19th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Canopy Helps People Near End Of Life Deal With Health Questions

ROYAL OAK - Canopy is building tools to help you talk about health questions that drive during your last days of life. The company was co-founded by Elisabeth Michel, Co-Founder, who is interviewed by Tember Shea, Director of Inforum’s InGAGE second-stage female mentoring program. About Canopy: If you had to make end-of-life decisions for your

By |2018-07-18T15:08:16+00:00July 18th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

FinTech Consortium To Open Hub, Incubator In Downtown Detroit

DETROIT - FinTech Consortium Tuesday announced it will open Detroit FinTech Bay, its flagship North American FinTech hub and incubator, located in a renovated former bank building in the heart of Detroit’s central business district. Rick Frisbie has been named chairman of its North American operations. Frisbie is the former chairman of RobustWealth, a FinTech

By |2018-07-17T21:15:51+00:00July 17th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|