Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

GR’s Grand Angels Launches Chapter In Detroit, Woodward Angels

DETROIT – Grand Rapids-based Grand Angels, one of the state’s most prominent angel investor groups, has launched Woodward Angels, a new angel investor group in Detroit. Woodward Angels is launching as an affiliate of Grand Angels Holding Co. LLC, the holding company for Grand Angels, and the Michigan Capital Network, which includes both Grand Angels

By |2019-03-10T15:58:22+00:00March 10th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Smart Bracket AI App – Crush Your Office NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket

ROYAL OAK - Supported Intelligence, an East Lansing based Artificial Intelligence software developer, has again produced its "Smart Bracket" app that helps basketball enthusiasts crush the NCAA College Tournament office brackets...like scoring in the 97 percentile. CEO Patrick Anderson explain how in this episode of M2 TechCast. Patrick Anderson To purchase the Smart Bracket app,

By |2019-03-11T11:13:20+00:00March 7th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Gina Adams – Disability Friendly Magnetic Buttons

DETROIT - The simple act of dressing oneself for one out of six people is a daily struggle. Enter magnetic buttons. Founder Gina Adams joins Matt Roush and Mike Brennan on M2 TechCast to explain how the Buttons 2 Button team developed a patent-pending, no-sew, adapter set that convert traditional shirts into magnetic closures to

By |2019-02-28T09:45:40+00:00February 28th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Michigan Council of Women In Technology, Diva Tech Talk: Norton-Schock Tells All

ROYAL OAK - What’s happening with the Michigan Council of Women in Technology and whom has Diva Tech Talk interviewed lately. Kathleen Norton-Schock tells all in this interview on M2 Techcast with co-hosts Matt Roush and Mike Brennan. Kathleen Norton-Schock  To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e159-kathleen-norton-schock

By |2019-02-25T08:44:13+00:00February 25th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

U-M To Invest Up To $20 Million In Four UM Startups

ANN ARBOR—The University of Michigan will make a $2.75 million initial investment into four U-M startups with potential funding of up to $20 million through subsequent financing rounds. The U-M Board of Regents approved the investments Thursday through the Michigan Investment in New Technology Startups initiative. The MINTS fund, which is overseen by the U-M

By |2019-02-24T18:44:41+00:00February 24th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Pitch Club Michigan Partners With Michigan Angel Group

ANN ARBOR - Attendees and startups will get to network and mingle with a group of 20+ investors prior to the startup pitches. If you are a startup and interested in presenting at this event, please submit an application by the deadline provide in the event link. “Pitch Club is a great program.  On a consistent

By |2019-02-18T19:56:36+00:00February 18th, 2019|Entrepreneurs|

Introduction To Angel Investing – Is It For Me?

DETROIT - Great Lakes Angels Fund, managed by City Side Ventures, is promoting a seminar March 13 on Angel Investing: “Introduction to Angel Investing – is it for me?” The format will be an overview of who are angels, what angel investing is all about, how they fit in the financing of startups and include

By |2019-02-18T11:31:28+00:00February 17th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

BullsEye Telecom’s New CEO To Transform Company, Upgrade Staff Tech Skills

ROYAL OAK - Tom Tisko, BullsEye Telecom's New CEO, joins Matt and Mike on M2 Techcast to talk about how he plans to transform the nearly 20 year old Southfield, MI., based company and upgrade the technology skills of its more than 200 employees. Tom Tisko To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e158-tom-tisko-bullseye-telecoms-new-ceo

By |2019-02-17T15:20:02+00:00February 17th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Paul Riser Jr. Named inaugural Director Detroit Urban Solutions

DETROIT - Paul Riser Jr. has been named the inaugural director of Detroit Urban Solutions, a technology innovation consortium seeking to advance the growth of Detroit’s technology ecosystem and develop cutting edge solutions to challenges facing Detroit and similar urban areas. Since 2014, Riser has served as Managing Director of Technology-Based Entrepreneurship at TechTown Detroit,

By |2019-02-13T20:19:36+00:00February 13th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

MISBDC New State Director Collins Talks Helping Michigan’s Small Businesses Grow

ROYAL OAK - J.D. Collins, the new State Director for the Michigan Small Business Development Center, introduces himself and explains what the MISBDC does to help entrepreneurs make their dreams come true. J.D. Collins To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e157-jd-collins-state-director-misbdc