Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

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

Report: 60 Percent Of Washtenaw County Businesses Lost Half Their Revenue During COVID-19 Shutdown

ANN ARBOR – Sixty percent of Washtenaw County businesses said they lost more than 50 percent of their expected revenue since February, according to a report released by EntryPoint. The nonprofit research group surveyed more than 400 Washtenaw County businesses about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the local economy. The survey found that 60 percent of

By |2020-05-30T13:39:18-04:00May 26th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund’s Focus On Helping Women Business Owners

LANSING - The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Michigan Women Forward announced last week they have created a $1.5 million fund to help certain small businesses recover from COVID-19. The Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund will provide recovery grants of $1,000-$5,000 and microloans of $5,000-$10,000 that can be used to support small businesses management of expenses

By |2020-05-23T15:23:13-04:00May 18th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Report: 77 Percent Of Small Businesses In Michigan Successfully Submit PPE, EIDL Loans

LANSING – Seventy-seven percent of small businesses have successfully submitted an application for the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan programs, a recent survey reports. Key Findings of today’s survey include: The majority of small businesses have applied for a PPP loan.       About 84 percent of applications were submitted before April 17,

By |2020-05-17T13:54:18-04:00May 17th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Cityside Ventures Launches COVID-19-Impacted Business Consulting Service

BIRMINGHAM – Angel investors Doron York and David Weaver, known lately as the co-founders of Cityside Ventures, have come up with a new way to help small businesses survive the COVID-19 depression that some experts say could bankrupt half of them by the end of 2020, if not sooner. Enter eiconica Advisors, billed as the

By |2020-05-20T11:55:51-04:00May 15th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|