(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Foundation Pledges $60 Million To University Of Michigan

A foundation has given $60 million to the University of Michigan for students and alumni entrepreneurship programs.

CBS Detroit–07/13/2015

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Small Business Workshop: Giving Shape To Your Small Business Goals

the focus of the workshop is to provide resources to start a business and also provide ideas on how to grow your small business.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

Dr. Jeffrey Robinson, director of the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, will be hosting an symposium in Ann Arbor. (By Edward Cardenas)

U-M To Host Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium

A Rutgers professor will be hosting an event Friday to discuss urban entrepreneurship in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–10/09/2014

Jim Murray, president of AT&T Michigan, with Carol Cain on Michigan Matters talking about a coalition to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation. (credit:  CBS 62)

WATCH: As Movers, Shakers Migrate To Mackinac Talk Gears Up On Entrepreneurship, Gay Rights And Growing The Economy

1,500 folks from across the state are traveling to Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual policy conference which takes place this Tuesday through Friday. It has been held there since 1981 and is where issues and topics are vetted and debated.



Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Opens Company Applications, Calls For Sponsors

Organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium are now accepting applications from companies interested in applying to present at the 33rd annual equity event, taking place June 17-18 at the Marriott Resort in Ypsilanti.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

NEO Center Lansing

Startup Weekend Lansing Launches 7 New Companies

After 54 hours of intensive collaboration and creativity, seven new companies have been formed in hopes of becoming successful businesses in the Lansing region, after Lansing Startup Weekend took place this past weekend. The weekend featured the strongest turnout in Lansing Startup Weekend history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

Adam Lilling addresses Entreprelooza. Matt Roush photo.

UM’s Entreprelooza Keynoter: Don’t Just Do It For The Money

Every path is a path to entrepreneurship, and while you can do it to change the world or to enjoy your life’s journey or even because you’re lost, don’t ever do it just for the money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2013

Awards And Certifications From Sept. 19

The latest awards and certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Rotary District 6400 Seeks Entrepreneurs, Especially Women, In Southwest Detroit For Microloan Program

LaunchDetroit, a micro-loan program developed by Rotary District 6400, will host an informational Open House for budding entrepreneurs and small businesses from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

An aerial view of the Michigan Technological University campus in Houghton. (Michigan Tech photo.)

Michigan Tech Project Seeks To Build More UP Businesses

Michigan Technological University is participating in the state’s University Center for Regional Economic Innovation, with a project designed to inform entrepreneurs of opportunities in the Upper Peninsula while identifying gaps in resources and possible ways to bridge those gaps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013