Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

Tech Town Start Studio Discovery Showcase Dec. 6

DETROIT - The Start Studio Discovery founders have been working hard with their teams over the past 10 weeks, and now it’s time to showcase their work. Join Tech Town Dec. 6 to hear the founders share their journeys of growing their innovative tech-based or tech-enabled business ideas and get the inside scoop on the

By |2023-11-20T15:28:45-05:00November 19th, 2023|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

MEDC Provides $73 Million To Support Entrepreneurial Hubs Across The State

  LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to announce that 27 organizations have been selected to serve as entrepreneurial hubs across the state of Michigan, providing comprehensive resources and support to the state’s small businesses. Ann Arbor SPARK has partnered with the Greater Washtenaw Region MI-SBDC, Howell Chamber of Commerce, Jewish Family

By |2023-11-19T12:47:01-05:00November 19th, 2023|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Politics, Politics/Government|

Detroit Becomes Venture Magnet As EV Tech Startups Drive Growth

DETROIT -  Detroit has not in recent history been regarded as a center of technological innovation. But that perception is both false and fast changing, due in part to the dramatic growth of electric vehicle demand but also due to the increasing role that electronics play in even gas-powered vehicles. As a result, venture funding

By |2023-11-15T18:07:11-05:00November 12th, 2023|Auto Tech, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

SkillFusion To Address EV Charger Reliability With Certified Skilled Workers

DETROIT — As the electric vehicle market surges, reliable charging infrastructure is more critical than ever. Enter  SkillFusion, a customer success platform for electric vehicle service equipment operations and maintenance providers. The new company launched Oct. 25. SkillFusion’s approach provides charger-agnostic skill enhancement and certification, creating a proprietary database of certified workers available to service

By |2023-10-31T15:49:38-04:00October 29th, 2023|Auto Tech, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Michigan Awards $18 Million To Support High-Tech Startups

LANSING - Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II announced four Michigan nonprofit organizations will receive initial awards from the Michigan Innovate Capital Fund (MICF), a new program to continue growing a vibrant and robust entrepreneurial ecosystem in Michigan. “Michigan is home to dreamers, doers, innovators and pioneers pushing the boundaries and building the future,” said Lt.

By |2023-10-26T14:42:17-04:00October 23rd, 2023|Entrepreneurs, Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

MCWT Expands Its Reach For Women In Tech In Lansing

LANSING - As the Michigan Council of Women in Technology expands engagement in the Lansing area, the group  encourages all interested individuals to join MCWT for an evening of networking, learning, and empowering women in tech. Fireside Chat speaker is Laura Clark, the Chief Information Officer for the State of Michigan. She will share her

UM Private Equity Conference Introduces Investors To Startups

ANN ARBOR - The University of Michigan is hosting its annual Private Equity Conference Oct. 12-13 again organized by U-M Finance professor David Brophy. The opening reception is Thursday night at the U-M Golf Course club house, followed Friday by the conference at the U-M Michigan Union. Tickets are still available and Brophy encourages any

By |2023-10-16T09:16:48-04:00October 11th, 2023|Entrepreneurs|

Saginaw Hiring Mixer Set For Oct. 26 To Connect Career Seekers With Employers

SAGINAW - Great Lakes Bay for a business is hosting a casual networking experience on Oct. 26 that will offer an opportunity for career seekers who are currently in the region or have left and are interested in coming home to work for 25+ world class employers. Those employers have specific positions available; go to

By |2023-10-05T15:12:17-04:00October 5th, 2023|Entrepreneurs|

MCWT Update: Kathleen Norton-Schock Recaps Summer Activities And Highlights Fall Events

ANN ARBOR - Michigan Council of Women In Technology Spokesperson Kathleen Norton-Schock returns for her monthly update on MITech TV of events and services provided by her association. In the Sept. 25 episode, she recaps all the summer events, including two golf outings, and highlights fall events, including the November 11 gala. All these activities

By |2023-09-26T14:09:02-04:00September 26th, 2023|Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Pitch Black Grand Rapids Offers Pitch Contest For Black Entrepreneurs

GRAND RAPIDS – On the heels of National Black Business Month, the Michigan Small Business Development Center announces a new and entertaining Grand Rapids pitch competition on September 28 called Pitch Black. It was created in 2021 in response to the detrimental effects the COVID-19 pandemic had on Black-owned businesses in Muskegon County. The highly

By |2023-09-16T13:09:45-04:00September 16th, 2023|Entrepreneurs|