Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship

Some of the 72 exhibitors and the crowd of 1,000 at the Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship event Thursday in Livonia. WWJ photo / Matt Roush

ACE ’14 Draws 1,000 For Tech Entrepreneurship; Pitch Contest Names Winners

Tech-based entrepreneurship has become big business in Michigan. Just ask the 1,000 people who attended Thursday’s Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship, or ACE ’14, at Livonia’s Burton Manor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014

Event Notices From Aug. 8

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

Terry Cross offers his keynote to the ACE'13 event Thursday in Livonia. (WWJ photo by Matt Roush)

ACE13 Draws Huge Crowd; Michigan Entrepreneurship Growing Fast

Michigan is learning the lessons of Silicon Valley and adapting them to its own unique entrepreneurial advantages, a veteran venture capitalist with experience in both locations told a huge gathering of entrepreneurs Thursday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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ACE’13 Announces Top Six Finalists In Elevator Pitch Competition

The 13th Annual Celebration for Entrepreneurship will feature the following six companies in the Elevator Pitch Competition: ENT Biotech Solutions, Micro-LAM, Ornicept, TempoRun, Social2Step and cureLancher.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

Event Notices From January 14

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship

SAE Detroit Section, MIT Enterprise Forum Team Up At ACE ’13

On Jan. 31, as many as 10 semi-finalists will compete for a chance to win more than $50,000 in business acceleration services at the Fifth Annual Global Automotive Industry Innovation Accelerator Competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2013

Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship

ACE ’13 Moves To Bigger Venue, New County

The Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship has outgrown Washtenaw County. The 13th annual version of the event has moved from its traditional home at Washtenaw Community College to a larger venue, Burton Manor in Livonia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012


High-Tech Laser Firm Wins Midyear GLEQ Top Award

The Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest presented awards to the mid-year winners in its 12th year of the statewide business plan competition Tuesday night at the ACE’12 entrepreneurship event in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

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ACE12 Registration Spikes

Anyone who doubts that entrepreneurship is red-hot in Michigan should check out Tuesday’s Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship, 2 to 9 p.m. at Ann Arbor Skyline High School. The ACE12 entrepreneurial leadership program had a large spike in new registrants in the past several days with some 500 new attendees now scheduled to attend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

Startup America

ACE’12 Event will Host Scott Case to Launch Startup Michigan Initiative

Scott Case, CEO of the Startup America Partnership and a founder of, will be in Michigan on Jan. 31 for the launch of Startup Michigan and to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Startup America Partnership, the national effort dedicated to helping startups grow and jumpstart job creation throughout the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012