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Ann Arbor Spark Sets Virtual Ann Arbor Mobility Summit

ANN ARBOR—Ann Arbor Spark, the economic development agency for Washtenaw and Livingston counties, announced that it will host its third annual Ann Arbor Mobility Summit online this year, on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme this year is to focus on the strategies to build resiliency within the mobility ecosystem.

By |2020-08-23T15:36:32-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

May Mobility Gets State Aid For Self-Driving Shuttle Expansion

LANSING—The Michigan Strategic Fund Board approved a $700,000 Michigan Business Development Program grant to support an $11.8 million expansion at Ann Arbor-based May Mobility Inc. that the Michigan Economic Development Corp. predicted will create 100 engineering and technology jobs. May Mobility, founded in 2017, is deploying autonomous shuttles to help people get where they need

By |2020-08-08T19:21:47-04:00August 6th, 2020|Auto Tech, Clean Update, Featured|

Washtenaw Small Business Resiliency Fund Provides Grants to Distressed Small Businesses

ANN ARBOR - Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development, Ann Arbor SPARK, the Greater Washtenaw Region Small Business Development Center, and the Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College Collaborate to Provide Up to $2,500 to Businesses in Need Ann Arbor SPARK, the Greater Washtenaw Region Small Business Development Center, Washtenaw County Office of

By |2020-03-26T10:23:31-04:00March 25th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Engage Over Coffee

Engage Over Coffee Wednesday, January 15 2020 at 8:30am - 10:00am REGISTER Engage Over Coffee is your chance to expand and diversify your network in Ann Arbor. Hosted at a different location each month, this highly facilitated event is intentionally designed to get you out of your normal comfort zone and typical routine. Engage Founder, Brooke

By |2020-01-12T12:35:32-05:00January 15th, 2020||

Career Connections & Coffee

Career Connections & Coffee Tuesday, January 14 at 10:30am - 11:30am REGISTER Are you interested in networking with other people in a career transition? Are you having trouble stepping out of your comfort zone to network? Are you looking to exercise this valuable skill, receive feedback, and make connections? Meet fellow job seekers, build your

By |2020-01-12T12:32:14-05:00January 14th, 2020||

Starting Your Own Business (SYOB) 2.0

ANN ARBOR - Looking to start a business? Join Ann Arbor SPARK, Chemical Bank, and the Michigan Small Business Development Center for a half-day workshop with actionable next steps for starting your business. Topics include defining your business, customer discovery, and financial benchmarks. Breakfast, coffee, and snacks will be provided. Students are eligible for a scholarship to cover

By |2019-11-17T20:04:57-05:00November 20th, 2019||

Ann Arbor Spark Sets Recruitment ‘Tech Homecoming’ For Thanksgiving Eve

ANN ARBOR—The night before Thanksgiving is Michigan’s biggest bar night, with college students and young adults returning home and celebrating with friends before spending Thanksgiving Day with family. So how about if they kick off that night with a job search? Ann Arbor Spark is doing just that, offering a free chance to connect job

By |2019-10-16T20:37:48-04:00October 16th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Ann Arbor A2Tech360

ANN ARBOR—Ann Arbor Spark announced it will present its third annual Tech Talk at the Michigan Theater June 7 as part of the a2Tech360 series of events. Doors will open at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 10 a.m. This free event, sponsored by PNC Bank and Wacker Chemical, features inspiring TED-style talks from

By |2019-06-04T19:13:09-04:00June 7th, 2019||

Ann Arbor Spark Brings Back Tech Talk – Part Of A2Tech360 Series Of Events

ANN ARBOR—Ann Arbor Spark announced it will present its third annual Tech Talk at the Michigan Theater June 7 as part of the a2Tech360 series of events. Doors will open at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 10 a.m. This free event, sponsored by PNC Bank and Wacker Chemical, features inspiring TED-style talks from

By |2019-05-29T15:18:51-04:00May 29th, 2019|ESD, New Products / Contracts|

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 |2019-02-18T19:56:36-05:00February 18th, 2019|Entrepreneurs|