CureLauncher To Boost Fundriaising, Study Participation For Early Stage Pharma

Many American medical innovations, including possible new drugs and medical devices, can’t raise the money needed for early stage testing. Now there is a way for every affected person to help those dedicated scientists receive the funds needed to make the next medical breakthrough.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2012


Ann Arbor Startup Seeks Step Toward Direct Democracy

Our long national nightmare of negative political advertising is over, for now. And maybe forever, if an Ann Arbor startup called has its way.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

Event Notices From October 24

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2012

Michigan Tech - Superior Ideas

Michigan Tech Creates Crowdfunding Site For Research

Anyone familiar with Michigan Technological University knows that it is a hotbed of superior ideas. A new initiative by the same name — Superior Ideas — was unveiled Thursday at the university’s Board of Control meeting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

The University of Michigan central campus.

Crowdfunding By Person, Rather Than Business, To Get UM Pilot

A new crowdfunding platform that lets investors back individual people rather than specific ideas or projects will be piloted at the University of Michigan and four other universities this fall, company officials announced Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012


Equity ‘Crowdfunding’ Platform, RelayFund, Launched by Michigan Investors

A group of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and investment bankers has launched RelayFund Inc., the first equity-based ‘crowdfunding’ Web site started in Michigan and one of the first in the nation that will link small investors with startup operators under the provisions of the new federal JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

Incubator Conference Tackles Crowdfunding

Ken Kousky is president of Blue Water Angels, a network of private investors in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay region. But he figures the passage of the recent federal JOBS act just might put angel networks out of business. And he thinks that’s great.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012

Event Notices From March 14

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions, before they are posted on the GLITR IT Calendar.