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New Study: Michigan Universities Rank Among Nation’s Best For Training Talent

Michigan’s University Research Corridor institutions continue to rank among the top research innovation clusters in the nation in producing the high-tech, high-demand talent required for the 21st century, according to a recent benchmarking report.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012


31st Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Unveils Presenting Firms

Organizers of the 31st annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Monday announced the 32 companies that will be presenting at the event, taking place next week, May 15-16 at the Marriott Resort in Ypsilanti.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

George H. Schaller, laboratory technician at Savant Group in Midland, with some of the company's oil testing equipment, a stop on the Spring 2011 GLITR Tech Tour

GLITR Tech Tour Hitting The Michigan Road Again

It’s time again for the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report to hit the Michigan highway for the GLITR Spring Tech tour 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2012

Rick DeVos (at left) chats with attendees at the Michigan Business Incubator Associaton annual conference Tuesday night in Grand Rapids. (Photo: Matt Roush)

DeVos: Building The Next Michigan, One Startup At A Time

Rick DeVos, grandson of the co-founder of Amway and driving force behind startup-based economic development in Grand Rapids — not to mention creator of a wildly successful art festival — gave his thoughts on turning Michigan into a startup hotbed Tuesday at the Michigan Business Incubator Association annual conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

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

New Defense, Tech Biz Incubator Opens In Sterling Heights

A new business incubator in Sterling Heights is ready for tech-based startups to move in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

Bizdom U Fall 2010 Entrepreneurs (credit:

Bizdom Searching For Entrepreneurs To Launch Tech Start-Ups In Detroit, Cleveland

The entrepreneurship accelerator Bizdom is on the hunt for the next generation of businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

Nine Companies Get Michigan Microloan Fund Support

Nine Michigan companies have received a combined total of more than $478,000 through the Michigan Microloan Fund Program, bringing the total amount invested through the Fund to more than $2 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

LEAP Lansing

LEAP Gets Free Microsoft Product Access To Tech Startups

There’s now another reason for startup businesses in the Lansing area to use the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s new “front door for entrepreneurs.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

Event Notices From February 8

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused businesses and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012

Bizdom Detroit Sets Hacker, Entrepreneur Matchup

If you are a developer, coder or software engineer or front end designer that wants to join a new startup, you need to come to Bizdom Detroit’s Hacker & Entrepreneur Match Up Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Centaur Bar, 2233 Third Ave., Third Floor, Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011