Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

LTU, Detroit Church Launch Youth Business Pitch Competition For Faith-Based Organizations

SOUTHFIELD - Lawrence Technological University has partnered with Detroit’s Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church to launch what’s believed to be the first business pitch competition of its kind – one targeting youth at faith-based organizations. Up to 10 Southeast Michigan faith-based organizations will be accepted into the competition, each entering a team of up to five

By |2018-12-16T17:24:03+00:00December 16th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, ESD|

Great Lakes Angels Offers Seminar On Angel Investing At Automation Alley

DETROIT - So you now are an accredited investor pulling down the big bucks and you want to invest in some companies with a lot of upside growth potential. But you don’t know how to do it. Great Lakes Angels Fund has you covered. The fund, which has built an $18 million war chest, is

By |2018-12-16T16:25:34+00:00December 16th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Registration Open For TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp

DETROIT – Registration is open for TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp that supports businesses from pop-up stage to permanent location to help entrepreneurs thrive in today’s retail environment. Retail Boot Camp has gained a reputation for supporting the launch of successful businesses in neighborhood commercial districts, including  House of Pure Vin, Mama Coo’s Boutique, Third Wave Music, Plum Health, Voluptuous

By |2018-12-14T11:08:46+00:00December 13th, 2018|Entrepreneurs|

Kathleen Norton-Schock Updates Diva Tech Talk, MCWT Happenings

ROYAL OAK - Kathleen Norton-Schock returns to M2 TechCast for her monthly update on her podcast, Diva Tech Talk, and the latest happenings with the Michigan Council of Women in Technology. Kathleen Norton-Schock  To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/kathleen-norton-schock-updates-diva-tech-talk-mcwt  

By |2018-12-12T18:24:49+00:00December 12th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

LTU Hosting 800+ High School Students In DECA Business Competition Dec. 14

SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University will host the 2018 DECA High School District Competition on Friday, Dec. 14. The university will host more than 800 students from 21 Oakland County high schools in competitive presentations and educational exercises in marketing, business, finance, leadership, and entrepreneurship competency areas. Competitions will be held throughout the university’s Southfield

By |2018-12-05T16:04:26+00:00December 5th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, ESD, Featured|

Holland VC Fund Invests In MRI Software Developer

HOLLAND — The Cultivate(MD) Capital Fund established by Holland-based Genesis Innovation Group announced an investment in Bingham Farms-based SpinTech Inc., developers of brain imaging software. SpinTech says its software decreases the acquisition time for brain imaging while enabling enhanced visualization, unification, and automated identification of neurological biomarkers for the diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain

By |2018-12-05T16:04:26+00:00December 5th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Life Sciences|

Original Stormy Kromer Cap Wins Inaugural Coolest Thing Made In Michigan Award

LANSING - Original Stormy Kromer Cap, a four-panel handmade cap created in 1903, was given the inaugural “Coolest Thing Made in Michigan” award, part of the Michigan Manufacturers Association’s MFG Excellence Awards. The judges voted through social media gathered through a collaboration with MLive. It was sponsored by The Luminous Group. “We believe that manufacturing

By |2018-11-15T19:48:13+00:00November 15th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

VerteCore Wins $500,000 Grand Prize At Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

DETROIT - VerteCore, a startup that has developed affordable, mobile decompression for instant spine relief, won Tuesday night the $500,000 grand prize at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, while GreenMark Biomedical Inc. and Shoptelligence took second and third prizes, respectively. GreenMark BioMedical is a biodelivers health solutions precisely where they are needed in the human

By |2018-11-14T20:02:52+00:00November 14th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

MI Innovation Alliance, SAE Host Quarterfinals Of Global Automotive & Mobility Challenge

DETROIT - MI Innovation Alliance and SAE invite anyone interested in innovation and entrepreneurship to connect on Nov. 27 with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers and businesses. The Southeast Michigan Quarter-finals of the 11th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge will be held at Ann Arbor Spark. Six teams will compete to move up

By |2018-11-14T18:20:00+00:00November 14th, 2018|Auto Tech, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

MSU Wins 2018 Prize For Outstanding Contributions To Venture Creation

EAST LANSING - Michigan State University has received 2018’s Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Center’s prize for Outstanding Contributions to Venture Creation. Competing against nationally recognized entrepreneurship centers, Michigan State’s program took center stage with Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. GCEC’s annual awards showcase and celebrate the very best of university entrepreneurship, recognizing top entrepreneurship programs in seven categories. MSU

By |2018-10-31T19:52:27+00:00October 31st, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|