The Michigan Strategic Fund and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. has issued a Request for Proposals from nonprofit organizations and universities in Michigan to provide specialized support services to assist entrepreneurs in launching and growing high-tech companies throughout the state.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced that three companies were approved for incentives by the Michigan Strategic Fund through the Michigan Business Development Program to support their expansions in the state. The projects are expected to generate up to $37.1 million in investments and add 232 new jobs in Michigan.
ESC’s high-tech facility features business-grade computer and telecommunications equipment along with professional business consultants. In just over a year, more than 60 entrepreneurs received services and 32 LLCs have been filed.
This week on Michigan Matters, Carol Cain interviews George P. Bush, the son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush, nephew to former president George W. Bush, and grandson of former President George H. W. Bush.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of the New International Trade Crossing Agreement, creation of the new Pure Michigan Venture Development Fund, the official Pure Michigan Travel Guide recommendation and two Michigan Business Development Program incentives.
The California IT security firm Barracuda Networks will double its number of employees in Ann Arbor, creating 184 high tech and engineering jobs over three years, and will take over the former Borders Inc. headquarters.
The state of Michigan, one of the first states in the nation to bring job seekers and employers together in an interactive virtual environment, has scheduled two new dates for MiVirtualCareerFair in 2012.
The Pure Michigan campaign featuring Ann Arbor as a destination for business growth has launched.
Michigan Economic Development Corp. officials announce that an Indian company will begin building auto parts in Detroit, and Hyundia will expand its auto testing labs south of Ann Arbor.
Watkins, who credited his fourth grade teacher with inspiring his fascination with China, has been educating people through his many newspaper columns. He’s been to China regularly since 1989.