Crowdfunding

Grace, singer / songwriter / musician from Howell, Mich. (promotional photo)

12-Year-Old Howell Girl Raising Money To Record 6 Original Songs

Listed on the crowd-funding site indiegogo.com is young singer/songwriter/musician looking to get her music out to the masses.

07/17/2014

Shawn (left) and Aaron Grose want to bring a net-zero-energy-use brewery to Detroit's Eastern Market. Windmill Pointe Brewing Co. photo.

‘Pedal-Powered’ Detroit Brewery Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Two brothers have launched a $50,000 crowdfunding campaign to advance their idea of a green-energy brewery at Detroit’s Eastern Market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

Morpheus

Matt’s Favorites: Meetings, Craigslist Killer, Moon Lander Test, And Much More

So here we are, back on a Monday, one of those federal holidays hardly one gets, and according to the weather folks we’re about to get one last middle finger from Old Man Winter. Well, I say, enjoy! Get out there and tromp around on snowshoes or cross-country skis or waste some valuable fossil fuel bombing around on a snowmobile! Okay, now I’m ducking the snowshoes and ski poles, you’ve had it with this winter, so I’d better get to my actual job, giving you the tech news…

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2014

U.S. Rep. John Dingell and other area dignitaries used a plasma arc cutter to slice a metal 'ribbon' at the formal opening of TechShop in Allen Park on May 4, 2012

TechShop Plans Grand Rapids Location Out Of $60 Million Investment Offering

TechShop, a membership-based do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication center, Monday announced a goal to raise $60 million to build more TechShop centers across the country, including one in Grand Rapids. TechShop already has a location in Allen Park in a former Ford Motor Co. engineering center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

Event Notices From Sept. 23

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

Lansing Crowdfunding Site To Support Local Startups

The folks behind the Lansing area’s economic development organization, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), are betting that people want to support local startup businesses in their community through crowdfunding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

LoanMD

Detroit Firm Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Mortgage Modification

Today, LoanMD announced its crowdfunding initiative on Indiegogo (www.Indiegogo.com/LoanMD). LoanMD will be the first fully automated do-it-yourself loan workout platform designed to arm every homeowner with the ability to refinance, modify or exit their loan, giving homeowners financial options rather than becoming a victim of bank foreclosure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

Michigan Tech clean snowmobile

Clean Snowmobile Challenge Coming To Michigan Tech

Teams of college students from across the Snow Belt will converge in Upper Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula March 4-9 for the 2013 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge. Their aim is to reduce emissions and noise and increase fuel efficiency while preserving the riding excitement demanded by snowmobile enthusiasts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility in Illinois. (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Crowdfunding Firm Gets $2M Pledges For Hostess

Although it’s not yet legal for crowdfunding firms to sell equity investments in companies, the Detroit crowdfunding firm eRaise.com reports nearly $2 million in pledges in just two weeks to save Hostess Brands from oblivion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Can CrowdFunding Save Hostess? Detroit Firm To Try

As Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkie and other snack foods, headed to bankruptcy court last week to begin liquidation plans, a group of southeast Michigan entrepreneurs are proposing

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2012

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