Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

XLerateHealth Names Six Healthcare Startups For 2020 Cohort In Flint

FLINT—XlerateHealth, a national healthcare startup accelerator based in Louisville, Ky., announced the selection of six startup companies to its second annual cohort in Flint. The companies will participate in a 12-week intensive bootcamp, working with a team of coaches and mentors to support the successful commercialization of their business. The XLH program operates in the

By |2020-07-12T19:07:52-04:00July 12th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

$100 Million In Small Business Grants Available for COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

LANSING - In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, the State of Michigan has allocated $100 million of CARES Act funding to implement the Michigan Small Business Restart Program to support the needs of Michigan Businesses directly impacted by COVID-19. The application for businesses to apply for funding will open on July 15. Grant

By |2020-07-07T14:53:19-04:00July 7th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Detroit To Host World’s First Virtual Techstars Startup Week June 22-26

DETROIT - Techstars Detroit Startup Week (June 22 - 26) averages 10,000 annual attendees at its live festivals, but his year it will be virtual in response to the global COVID-19 crisis. Startup Week operates in more than 50 cities worldwide and Detroit is the first to host a virtual edition of the festival. Detroit

By |2020-06-20T17:43:41-04:00June 20th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

New Survey Shows Working From Home Better Suits Employees Lives

DETROIT - A May survey of 1000 people working from home found 83 percent have shifted their work hours to better suit their life, 75 percent say their job performance has either "increased or stayed the same," and 25 percent say they are now working some hours on the weekends. Metova conducted this as a

By |2020-06-20T14:24:14-04:00June 20th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

How To Find C-Level Job During The Pandemic

ANN ARBOR - Gary Erickson, Managing Partner of Executive Search Partners, provides his sage advice on how you can find that C-Level job during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yes companies are still hiring, but you need to read his 12 steps to landing that job. Executive Search Partners specializes in Information Technology searches in the United States and

By |2020-06-18T19:11:48-04:00June 18th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Pandemic Creating New Normal For Big City Real Estate Sales

NEW YORK - Kelly Robinson, a realtor in New York City, says a newer, more higher tech normal is developing for real estate sales, particularly in larger metropolitan areas, like New York City. She predicts Artificial Intelligence will power Virtual Reality to make "virtual walk-throughs" that include the ability to drop in your colors, furniture,

By |2020-06-14T15:29:39-04:00June 14th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Publicom’s Offers $9K Marketing Grant To Help Companies Thrive Beyond Pandemic

OKEMOS – Publicom Inc. is giving back in a big way as it enters its 41st year. The full-service marketing communications firm has created the Publicom 40+1 Grant. It offers 40 free hours of marketing communication services plus one year of mentoring to help a business or organization – for-profit or not-for-profit – thrive beyond

By |2020-06-13T15:03:34-04:00June 13th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Forbes Opens Under 30 Detroit Hackathon: Accelerating Change

DETROIT - Forbes and Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans announced the Under 30 Detroit Hackathon: Accelerating Change to bring together entrepreneurs and problem-solvers to work in tandem with the city’s private and public leaders, stakeholders and organizations to tackle systemic inequities that have been magnified by the pandemic and brought to center stage by the

By |2020-06-06T15:30:21-04:00June 6th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

MSU Accelerator Starts Fifth Summer Cohort With Five Tech Startups

EAST LANSING—The Michigan State University Foundation’s Conquer Accelerator announced the launch of its fifth season and summer 2020 cohort. The 10-week accelerator welcomes five selected teams to its East Lansing program: ARUtility, Lucypop, MenuBubble, PhenoLogic, and StarForged Studios. “It’s hard to believe that we’re already moving into our fifth year for Conquer Accelerator, but when

By |2020-06-06T15:31:52-04:00June 6th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

How To Stay Competitive And Increase Your Sales During Pandemic

ANN ARBOR - Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Marketing in Birmingham, Michigan, joined the team from M2 TechCast to discuss digital marketing during the time of the coronavirus pandemic. Melih is suggesting that cutting your digital marketing and advertising spend during the pandemic is not a good idea. “You want customers to know you will be there