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Michigan Legislators Aim To Cut Off State’s Startup Funds

The banks fronted the money, but now the time is coming for the state to pay its part.

CBS Detroit–02/16/2015


Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Announces Presenting Companies

Monday, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium announced the 36 companies that will be presenting at the 32nd annual conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Marriott Eagle Crest Ypsilanti

Technology, Top Investors transform 2013 Michigan Growth Capital Symposium

Organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Tuesday announced that they have tapped Ann Arbor-based event tech firm CrowdJuice to maximize networking opportunities among attendees and extend the life of MGCS beyond the two-day symposium for the respected roster of investors already registered to attend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

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Startup Weekend Comes To Lansing For 54 Hours Of Innovation

Lansing Startup Weekend kicks off this Friday, Oct. 5, at the Neo Center, 934 Clark St., Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012

The Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity Center in Sterling Heights.

Macomb-OU INCubator Offers Space For Rent

The Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity Center, on 18 Mile Road in Sterling Heights, has a variety of spaces for rent to startup companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2012

Western Michigan University's Battle Creek campus, home of classes of the International Food Protection Training Institute

BC Tech Accelerator Makes Initial Investments

The Emerging Technology Accelerator, an initiative of the Global Food Protection Institute, announced it will make investments in two startup companies that have developed products that rapidly detect pathogens in food. Seattle Sensor Systems and NanoRete were selected from over 40 companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012

The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

GR Hosting Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is coming back to Grand Rapids Jan. 13-15 at The Factory, 38 W. Fulton St., Suite 320.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

Plans Unveiled For Annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium

The Michigan Growth Capital Symposium has unveiled preliminary plans for the 2012 Symposium, the Midwest’s premier equity event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011


4th Annual Western Michigan Vet Entrepreneurial Conference Rolls into Muskegon

Registration is now under way for the 4th annual Western Michigan Veterans Entrepreneurial Conference, which will be held May 17 in Muskegon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011

The University of Michgian's Ross School of Business

UM Business Challenge Names Semifinalists

The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Tuesday announced that eight teams have advanced to the semi-finals of this year’s Michigan Business Challenge.