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Business Incubators

LEAP Lansing

LEAP Offers $20K To Regional Business Incubators

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

The Spark Central incubator and meeting space in downtown Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor Spark Expands Central and East Business Incubators

Ann Arbor Spark is expanding both of its business incubators to accommodate additional entrepreneurs that need space and services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

The Spark Central incubator and meeting space in downtown Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor Spark Gets $1M for Washtenaw County Incubator Collaboration

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

Rick DeVos (at left) chats with attendees at the Michigan Business Incubator Associaton annual conference Tuesday night in Grand Rapids. (Photo: Matt Roush)

DeVos: Building The Next Michigan, One Startup At A Time

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

The University of Michigan central campus.

New National Business Incubation Study Identifies Best Practices

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2011

MEDC

MEDC Seeks Business Incubator Proposals For Startup Support

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2011

Event Notices From January 5

The latest in tech-related event announcements from around Michigan, before they appear on the GLITR IT Calendar

01/06/2011