Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

Back To Michigan’ Virtual Job Fairs Start Nov. 17 To Bring IT Talent Home

LANSING - Back To Michigan, a series of eight virtual job fairs for people interested in relocating back to Michigan, will be hosted by community partners throughout the state from November 17-24. During each of the eight virtual events – which are free to attend – job seekers can talk one-on-one with recruiters from organizations

By |2020-11-17T14:53:15-05:00November 17th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Ann Arbor SPARK’s Annual Tech Homecoming Goes Virtual November 24

ANN ARBOR - Virtually join Ann Arbor SPARK November 24, 3 – 7 p.m. for Tech Homecoming, its annual job seeker event, and network with area companies looking to hire. The Ann Arbor area is home to hundreds of high-tech and life science businesses and one of the most highly skilled workforces in the nation, along

By |2020-11-16T08:05:54-05:00November 16th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Michigan Council of Women In Technology Updates

ANN ARBOR - Kathleen Norton-Schock provides the latest news, events and competitions from the Michigan Council of Women in Technology. MCWT's mission to inspire and grow women in technology. A diverse IT workforce is a vital part of Michigan’s transformation and we strive to engage and retain female professionals here. ITS VISION IS SIMPLE: MAKE

By |2020-11-09T18:29:38-05:00November 5th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

MCWT Signature Gala Goes Virtual

SOUTHFIELD—The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation’s 14th annual Signature Gala went virtual—one more pivot this year for the nonprofit working to make Michigan the No. 1 state for women in technology. The Oct. 17 digital fundraiser, with a theme of “Embrace the Moment,” raised $352,000 in gross revenue for programs that help inspire

By |2020-10-25T15:05:06-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Small Business Association of Michigan Creates Guide To Navigate COVID Work Situaitons

LANSING – To aid with the transition to remote work, the Small Business Association of Michigan has created a new guide aimed to help small businesses navigate and thrive in these work situations. “The pandemic has created many unprecedented circumstances for small businesses and that includes the transition to a predominately remote workforce for many

Business Leaders For Michigan Hires Donofrio To Succeed Rothwell As CEO

LANSING- Business Leaders for Michigan hired of Jeff Donofrio to succeed Doug Rothwell in leading the organization, which aims to make Michigan a Top Ten state for jobs, personal incomes and a healthy economy by championing specific public policy initiatives. Donofrio’s hiring is effective Nov. 30, and he will spend a month in transition with

By |2020-10-18T15:38:50-04:00October 18th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Ann Arbor SPARK Provides Services For Tech Entrepreneurs

ANN ARBOR - Bill Mayer, VP of Entrepreneurial Services for Ann Arbor SPARK, talks about all the services and programs the Washtenaw County smart zone offers tech entrepreneurs and also very large tech companies. Mayer has founded and exited multiple start-ups in the technology and finance sectors. His areas of expertise are in finance, securities

By |2020-10-18T14:27:12-04:00October 18th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

Third Annual Million Dollar Challenge For Minority Entrepreneurs Open To Michigan Applicants

MINNEAPOLIS - Metropolitan Economic Development Association has opened up applications for its third year of the Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs open to potential applicants in Michigan. The Meda Million Dollar Challenge is the largest Black, Indigenous, and People of Color entrepreneurial competition in the country, awarding $1 million in financing to BIPOC businesses

By |2020-10-15T17:16:28-04:00October 15th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Consumers Energy Foundation Approves $50,000 Grant For Saginaw Future

SAGINAW -The Consumers Energy Foundation recently approved a $50,000 grant to support economic development in Saginaw County and Saginaw Future. This grant was approved as part of a special program designed specifically to provide COVID-19 economic development assistance across the state. Since March, the Consumers Energy Foundation has provided more than $4 million to Michigan’s nonprofits

By |2020-10-11T19:36:13-04:00October 11th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Michigan Businesses Awarded Grants Through Small Business Restart Program

LANSING -More than 11,300 small businesses and nonprofits across Michigan have been awarded $69 million in grants by local economic development organizations as of September 10, 2020 through the Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program. The program was launched to provide relief for small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Over the

By |2020-10-11T14:30:05-04:00October 11th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Politics, Politics/Government|