Renaissance VC Fund Invests, Michigan Businesses GrowThe Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, Michigan’s venture capital fund-of-funds, announced that its initial investment of $16.7 million has led to a total venture capital investment of nearly $300 million in 20 new Michigan companies and the creation of hundreds of high-wage jobs.
Fiscal Cliff, YOLO, Boneless Wings Among 'Banished Words'The term "fiscal cliff," tops the 2012 list of banished words/phrases out of Lake Superior State University.
Houghton's MTEC SmartZone Easily Tops Job Creation Goal For Year In Seven MonthsMTEC Smart Zone announced that the Houghton area's strategic economic plan had already created 32 jobs
After A Big 2011, Oakland Economy Will Keep Adding JobsOakland County's economy will continue to build on the red-hot job growth of last year -- its second-best performance overall since 1994 and the second-best year for its private sector since 1989, say University of Michigan economists.
Unemployment And The Economy On The Minds Of Voters Before Michigan PrimaryOn the eve of the Michigan Republican presidential primary, metro Detroiters are telling WWJ what the candidates should be talking about.
State Rolls Out New Web Site, Pure Michigan Talent Connect As part of Gov. Rick Snyder's rollout of new ideas for job creation, state officials Thursday introduced a new Web site, Pure Michigan Talent Connect, at www.mitalent.com.
ESD Sets Job Creation ProgramThe Engineering Society of Detroit and its Institute will unveil a plan on Tuesday, Oct. 18 that will lay out what the ESD is calling bold initiatives to transform Michigan’s economy into a model for the entire nation, including a new initiative to eliminate waste in health care, and create an efficient delivery system for patients, doctors and providers.
CEO: Manufacturing Jobs Steadily Increasing Output, EmploymentThe jobs numbers came out and no one was happy: preliminarily, 18,000 new jobs were created in the country last month - the fewest new monthly jobs in more than a year.
Michigan Employment Trends Are ImprovingEconomic analysts believe things are falling into place on the jobs front here in Michigan.
Report Backs EPA Pollution Rules As Job CreatorAir pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States -- including 60,000 jobs in Michigan -- concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference
Michigan Businesses With Broadband Create Jobs, Connect Michigan Report ShowsA day after releasing a report on broadband adoption in the Upper Peninsula, Connect Michigan released a report showing businesses with a broadband connection are likely to generate more revenue and jobs
Drop In Job Creation Cuts Michigan Innovation IndexThe Michigan Innovation Index, compiled by the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research, called iLabs, fell to 85.8 in the second quarter of 2010 from 85.8 in the first quarter. Researchers said a continued decline in gross job creation was the culprit.