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DaySmart Names Patrick Shanahan CEO

ANN ARBOR—Officials at DaySmart Software, the provider of small business management software, announced the appointment of Patrick Shanahan as the company’s new CEO. He was previously a member of DaySmart’s board of managers. Since joining CardConnect in 2008, Shanahan’s career has focused on helping small business customers utilize integrated payments to improve their businesses. That

By |2021-02-26T15:56:52-05:00February 26th, 2021|New Products / Contracts|

Shyft Gets Work On New Isuzu Medium-Duty Trucks

NOVI  - Shyft Group Inc. has been selected  has been selected to produce additional options in the F- and N-series lineups for Isuzu Commercial Truck, including the 2022 F-Series cab-over chassis, featuring the new Cummins B6.7 diesel engine, as well as the new-in-class N-Series GVWR Class 5 gasoline-powered chassis. “As the market becomes increasingly more competitive,

By |2021-02-26T15:10:56-05:00February 26th, 2021|Auto Tech, New Products / Contracts|

Commerce Department Invests $2.4 Million in CARES Act To Expand Manufacturing Skills Programs at Alpena Community College

ALPENA – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2.4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Alpena Community College, Alpena, to renovate space on campus to create an advanced manufacturing lab and an updated welding shop. This EDA grant, to be matched with $600,000 in local investment, is expected to

By |2021-02-19T16:30:15-05:00February 19th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Kalamazoo Pulls Southwest Michigan First Funding After Chatfield Appointment

KALAMAZOO — The Kalamazoo City Commission unanimously voted to withdraw $10,000 in annual funding for Southwest Michigan First on the same day former GOP House Speaker Lee Chatfield started as the economic development organization’s CEO. The city has directed the funding to Southwest Michigan First’s Council of 100, a public-private regional economic development initiative, since 2015. City

By |2021-02-17T19:42:27-05:00February 17th, 2021|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

Bamboo Royal Oak Now Open And Offering Private Tours

ROYAL OAK - Bamboo is open safely for those returning to an office or virtual office and is booking private visits for Oakland County businesses to check out its new Royal Oak location. It's located inside a historic former retail spot at 220 South Main Street. While Bamboo still detailing the space you can schedule

By |2021-02-13T17:22:38-05:00February 13th, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, New Products / Contracts|

SpaceX Accepting $99 Preorders For Starlink Satellite Internet Service As Musk Eyes IPO

SAN FRANCISCO - Elon Musk’s SpaceX has widened the scope of the public beta test of its Starlink satellite internet service, saying it is accepting preorders from potential customers. Prospective Starlink users can enter a service address on the company’s website, with preorders available for $99. Some regions show preorder messages that say SpaceX is “targeting

By |2021-02-10T19:15:27-05:00February 10th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Virtual Seminar From GVSU Teaches How To Become Successful Exporter

DETROIT - For those responsible for export or compliance, this seminar will provide a foundational understanding of the most important things you need to know to be a successful exporter. You will also learn about valuable resources available to help your company grow its exports. Join us as we discuss: Understanding Export Transactions Creating Export

By |2021-02-07T09:11:05-05:00February 7th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

1 In 5 Young Michiganders Received Bank Of Mom & Dad Funding Since Start Of Pandemic.

DETROIT - The Michigan State Bank of Mom & Dad is beginning to turn on the lending taps to children, signalling a shift in the way young Michiganders are accessing credit since the start of the pandemic. The survey of 4,500 20-29 year olds provides a snapshot of young people’s living circumstances since the biggest

By |2021-02-07T10:07:19-05:00February 5th, 2021|New Products / Contracts|

Ann Arbor Video Interest Group Feb. 8 – Corporate, Content And COVID

Ann Arbor Video Interest Group (A2VIG) | A2VIG group on Facebook   Monday, February 8, 2021 | 7:30 – 9:00 pm <-- NEW TIME! Location: Zoom Video Conference RSVP here Corporate, Content, and COVID - Video lessons from a turbulent year Eddie Fritz of Coupa Software (formerly LLamasoft) & Washtenaw Community College   Navigating a rebrand, pandemic, acquisition,

By |2021-01-31T11:22:28-05:00January 31st, 2021|New Products / Contracts|

2020 PC Shipments Highest In Decade Pandemic Drive Virtual Meetings, Education

STAMFORD, Conn.— Worldwide PC shipments totaled 79.4 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020, a 10.7 percent increase from the fourth quarter of 2019, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. For the year, PC shipments reached 275 million units in 2020, a 4.8 percent increase from 2019 and the highest growth in ten

By |2021-01-17T12:51:41-05:00January 15th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|