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.
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.
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.