TechTown, Wayne State University’s business incubator and research park, contributed $52 million in revenue to the area economy in 2011 from its active and graduate clients, according to a new economic impact report.
The name on the building is TechTown, and this business incubator is smack in the growing Midtown neighborhood of Detroit. But the folks there want to remind you that they don’t just help tech companies, and they don’t just help companies that are based in Detroit.
TechTown President and CEO Leslie Smith Friday joined a delegation of 30 business leaders in Detroit to participate in a small business roundtable at the White House in Washington, D.C.
Several dozen Detroit Business leaders were at the White House this week for an economic roundtable.
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Three companies in TechTown’s Thrive business accelerator program have secured startup capital from the State of Michigan.
Work to establish Port Lansing into a cargo and logistics focused Aerotropolis moved forward Wednesday. Twelve state business incubators also got financial help from the state.
For the first time, Detroit business owners will have a unique advantage entering the global marketplace as the result of a newly established partnership between TechTown and the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
After years of research and testing, a dietary supplement developed by a pair of Wayne State University professors will now be made available to the public through Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.
A handful of Detroit businesses have been chosen to begin planting the seeds for a new crop of creative business that will help re-shape Detroit’s economy.