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.
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.
The latest awards and certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
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.
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.
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.
Macomb Community College has added several new technology-related programs for the 2013-14 school year.
Michigan Shifting Gears, an intensive career transition initiative sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corp., kicks off a new three-month session on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Registration for the fall 2013 session is open now through Friday, Sept. 13.
The culture has improved for entrepreneurship in West Michigan, according to a new report by Grand Valley State University researchers.
Michigan’s University Research Corridor schools — Michigan, Michigan State and Wayne State universities — are cranking out entrepreneurs at twice the national rate of college graduates.