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State Creates Second ‘Pre-Seed’ Investment Fund

There will soon be another $6.8 million available to help get very early-stage Michigan companies off the ground. State officials Thursday announced a designation of $6.8 million for Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0, a statewide investment fund aimed at supporting high-tech early stage companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

Spartan Innovations

Entrepreneur Mentoring Event Follows The Hatching Each Month

There’s a new mentoring program for entrepreneurs in the Lansing area. The new program was launched by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the economic development organization for the capitol region, and Michigan State University’s Spartan Innovations spinout business accelerator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

LEAP Lansing

LEAP Sets $20,000 Regional Incubation Network RFP

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the regional economic development organization for the capital area, last week announced the second round of its requests for proposals for its Regional Incubation Network.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

IDV Solutions

IDV Rolls Out New Version Of Visual Command Center

IDV Solutions announced an update to its risk visualization software, Visual Command Center. The new release, version 3.1, includes significant enhancements to its weather risk data visualizations to help organizations to alert, assess, and take action against threats to their assets and operations. The company also announced an update to its Twitter visualization tool, with version 3.1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

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Projects Expand Lansing-Area Network Of Trails

“It’s really going to be a transformational year for south Lansing,” said Chad Gamble, the city’s director of operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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AT&T Touts Network Spend In Ann Arbor, Flint, GR, Lansing, Adds 4G In TC

Two days after touting a $625 million investment over the past three years in its networks in metro Detroit, AT&T released investment figures for other Michigan metropolitan areas. AT&T also announced the availability of its 4G LTE high-speed data service in the Traverse City area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

Michigan Virtual University

MVU: Online Course Results Mixed Among Michigan K-12 Students

A new report from Michigan Virtual University finds mixed results for online learning in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Neogen

Neogen Profits Fall On Integration Of Acquisitions; Revenue Rises

The Lansing animal and food safety testing product maker Neogen Corp. (Nasdaq: NEOG) Tuesday announced net income of $6.6 million for for the third quarter of its fiscal year, which ended Feb. 28, down from $6.7 million in the same period a year earlier. Earnings per share was unchanged at 18 cents for both periods. Revenue for the quarter was $62 million, up 21 percent from $51.1 million a year earlier.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

fingerprint

MSU Creates First Three-Dimensonal Model Of Human Fingerprint

A team of computer scientists in the Michigan State University College of Engineering have built the first three-dimensional model of a human fingerprint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

A Pure Michigan moment: Camping along Lake Huron at Port Crescent State Park. Pure Michigan photo.

State Says Pure Michigan Campaign Drove $1.2 Billion Visitor Spending

A new report on Michigan’s 2013 tourism industry from the Toronto-based tourism research firm Longwoods International says the state’s Pure Michigan campaign drove more than 4 million trips last year, producing $1.2 billion in economic impact.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

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