Business Leaders for Michigan
Nearly 450 business and policy leaders from across Michigan met Monday to discuss key assets for growing a New Michigan economy, and assessed the state’s progress toward economic prosperity.
Top executives from across the state will convene in Lansing March 11 to update their economic development strategies and plan next steps.
Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide successor CEO organization to Detroit Renaissance, issued another report Tuesday forecasting that Michigan’s economy will grow faster than the United States economy as a whole over the next six to 18 months.
The statewide CEO group Business Leaders for Michigan issued a report on the state’s economy Thursday contending Michigan’s business climate had improved during the year.
According to a study commissioned by Business Leaders for Michigan, Michigan can grow its position as a logistics gateway by accelerating efforts to support and maintain its logistics base, increasing investments in infrastructure that support global product movement and identifying niche industry sectors to build upon.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition at http://www.acceleratemichigan.org.
Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide successor CEO organization to Detroit Renaissance, Thursday released the annual Michigan Fiscal Scorecard, “Assessing the Management of Michigan Governments.”
A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, shows that the state’s largest employers are more optimistic about Michigan’s short and long-term economic outlook than for the nation.
Monday in Lansing, state and national higher education, economic and business leaders met to talk about how to strengthen and grow Michigan’s economy by leveraging its higher education system.
The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, the venture capital fund-of-funds formed by Business Leaders for Michigan, Monday announced formation of a second fund with initial capital of $60 million, growing the RCVF to over $100 million.