TechTown IT Startup Rippld Gets $50K Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Microloan

Rippld, an Internet company incubated by TechTown, Wayne State University’s business incubator and accelerator, announced last week that it has closed on a $50,000 Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund microloan to expand upon and improve its online platform for connecting creative professionals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2012

WSU TechTown

Data Driven Detroit Moves to WSU’s TechTown Business Incubator

Data Driven Detroit, a nonprofit hub for community information, has relocated its Detroit-based headquarters to TechTown, Wayne State University’s business incubator at 440 Burroughs in Midtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

WSU TechTown

New Report Reveals TechTown’s Economic Impact On Detroit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

WSU TechTown

TechTown Helping Startups In All Industries, Region-Wide

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012

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Ms. Smith Goes To Washington: TechTown CEO Hits The White House

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2012


Techtown Finding New Ways To Infuse Money, Expertise Into Small Businesses

Several dozen Detroit Business leaders were at the White House this week for an economic roundtable.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2012

Event Notices From February 2

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

WSU TechTown

Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund Fuels Growth Of TechTown Startups

Three companies in TechTown’s Thrive business accelerator program have secured startup capital from the State of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012


Lansing Aerotropolis, Incubators Statewide Get State Help

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011

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TechTown, Ex-Im Bank Partner to Boost Exports, Create Jobs

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011