The Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the economic development organization for the state capital region, announced a request for proposals Tuesday for business incubators in the region.
Ann Arbor Spark is expanding both of its business incubators to accommodate additional entrepreneurs that need space and services.
Ann Arbor Spark, the economic development organization for Washtenaw County, said Thursday it had been awarded $1 million from the Michigan Strategic Fund to support its business incubator activities via the creation of the new Washtenaw County Incubator Collaborative.
Rick DeVos, grandson of the co-founder of Amway and driving force behind startup-based economic development in Grand Rapids — not to mention creator of a wildly successful art festival — gave his thoughts on turning Michigan into a startup hotbed Tuesday at the Michigan Business Incubator Association annual conference.
The University of Michigan’s Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy has released a new study, “Incubating Success: Incubation Best Practices that Lead to Successful New Ventures,” funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration.
The Michigan Strategic Fund and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation today issued a Request for Proposals to solicit proposals from high-performance business incubators or accelerators in Michigan to support entrepreneurs in launching and growing start-up companies throughout the state.
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