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Online Art Marketplace Wins October Hatching Event In East LansingThe winner of last week's East Lansing pitch competition, called The Hatching, was Folyo, an “Etsy”-like marketplace for the online sale of artwork.
Startup Weekend Lansing Launches 7 New CompaniesAfter 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.
Winner Of Lansing's Hatching Combines Solar Energy, Craft BrewingThis month’s Hatching pitch competition winner was an innovative mechanical engineering undergraduate from Michigan State University.
Niowave, Neighbors Reach Accord On Improvements To AdditionA yearlong controversy over the bland, pole-barn appearance of an expansion at a high-tech company in a Lansing neighborhood has apparently ended.
Transformation Was The Theme For Round Three Of The HatchingLast Wednesday night marked the third installation of The Hatching pitch competition at Beggar’s Banquet in East Lansing.
The Dog Has Its Day At The HatchingThe room was packed at Beggar’s Banquet in East Lansing Wednesday night as four ideas were pitched for the second round of funding for The Hatching. The winner of this month’s event was The Basset Bowl by Joe Rabideau of Eaton Rapids.
Boot Camp For Start-Ups Turns Business Ideas Into RealityFor first-time entrepreneurs, launching a business takes substantial research and planning before they start to see a profit. The GreenLight Entrepreneurial Boot Camp is tailor-made to help provide new leaders with start-up resources in one location.
Lansing's Runway Incubator On Track For Winter OpeningThe historic former Knapp's department store is on track to reopen early next year as a business incubator that is the first of its kind in the state.
East Lansing's The Hatching Provides Monthly Innovation JoltThe last Wednesday of every month, entrepreneurs and investors are gathering to take part in the newest pitch competition in the Mid-Michigan region.
LEAP Leads Export Mission To GermanyAre you a business that wants a sure-fire way to increase your profits? Exporting may be your answer. But perhaps you need training, resources, and money to assist you. Consider the State Trade Export Promotion program and targeting Germany with your colleagues, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Lansing Economic Area Partnership and the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
LEAP Awarded $500,000 Incubator Assistance FundsThe Lansing Economic Area Partnership last week was awarded $500,000 from the Michigan Strategic Fund to support its business incubator activities through the Lansing Regional SmartZone.
MSU Student Entrepreneurs Finalists For National AwardLocal students and entrepreneurs behind TempoRun LLC, will have the opportunity to pitch their idea March 9 at the South by Southwest event in Austin, Texas.
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