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.
More than 80 great business ideas are being presented this week at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, with more than a million dollars in prize money at stake.
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.
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
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.
This month’s Hatching pitch competition winner was an innovative mechanical engineering undergraduate from Michigan State University.
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 MidMichigan Innovation Center will host its Boost entrepreneurship competition Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Inside Out Gallery, 229 Garland St. from 4 to 8 p.m.
The Lansing Economic Area Partnership last week announced the 10 finalists that were selected for the 2012 Next Bright Idea competition.