Rounding out this year’s Hatching winners and finalists to pitch at Launched: Celebration of Entrepreneurship pitch competition, a business idea called What’s Mapnin’ won the judges’ vote last week at the Hatching round 6.
The winner of last week’s East Lansing pitch competition, called The Hatching, was Folyo, an “Etsy”-like marketplace for the online sale of artwork.
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.
Startup Weekend Lansing is a place for designers, coders, business managers, startup enthusiasts, astronauts, and masons, who are eager to experience a 54 hour weekend like no other.
Last Wednesday night marked the third installation of The Hatching pitch competition at Beggar’s Banquet in East Lansing.
The 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.
The last Wednesday of every month, entrepreneurs and investors are gathering to take part in the newest pitch competition in the Mid-Michigan region.
The Center for New Enterprise Opportunity announced Wednesday that it had a tremendous first year, 2012, at the NEO Center — and for a while, its was full. But, 2013 is here and it now has some private offices coming available for tenancy. If you’ve ever thought about leasing an office space or been frustrated by coffee shop coworking, consider the NEO Center.
Lansing Startup Weekend kicks off this Friday, Oct. 5, at the Neo Center, 934 Clark St., Lansing.