The ‘Build to Scale’ Program Awards Grants To TechTown Detroit, Automation AlleyToday, the US Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship is awarding TechTown Detroit a grant of $400,000 to unlock angel capital and diversify angel investing throughout Michigan and the Great Lakes region. The grant is part of the Build to Scale Program, which aims to accelerate technology entrepreneurship by increasing inclusive access to business support and startup capital.
Michigan Matters: Small Business is Big in the Motor City!Small Business is becoming big business across Metro Detroit with more start-ups than ever before.Why is that? Donna Hover-Ojeda, of SCORE Detroit, Charlie Beckham, of the National Business League, and Constance Logan, of SBA Michigan appear with MICHIGAN MATTERS Senior Producer/ Host Carol Cain for a conversation about that question.
Michigan Matters: U.S. Restores Diplomatic Ties With CubaCounty Executives L. Brooks Patterson, Warren Evans and Mark Hackel join Carol on the roundtable, then Ken Rogers of Automation Alley, Dana McAllister of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce and Noel Nevshehir and Automation Alley discuss U.S. diplomatic ties restored with Cuba.
Automation Alley Invests In Local Start UpsAutomation Alley has invested $75,000 in two Metro Detroit start ups to help accelerate the growth of the companies.
#Hack4Detroit Winner Creates Family-Friendly Bicycling AppAn app to help people discover, create and share bike routes in the city won the second #hack4detroit hackathon.
#hack4detroit Hackathon To Create App To Benefit DetroitParticipants in the upcoming #hack4detroit event will have the chance to develop an app to benefit the city of Detroit.
Automation Alley Shares Opportunities In S.E. Michigan With The WorldMichigan, and Metro Detroit, was highlighted as a destination for companies around the world at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington D.C.
Automation Alley To Host Cyber Security For Business Panel DiscussionAutomation Alley will host a cyber security summit March 26 to discuss the threats these attacks pose to businesses.
Report: Metro Detroit Tech Economy 'Equal To All Of Silicon Valley'"People in Michigan woke up some time ago to the fact the auto industry is a tech industry," said Anderson, who ranks the North American International Auto Show among the best technology shows in the world.
Automation Alley Launches Entrepreneurship ProgramAutomation Alley has launched a new program for to accelerate growth for entrepreneurs in Southeast Michigan and help gain their first customers.
Automation Alley Launches Redesigned WebsiteAutomation Alley has launched a redesigned website that has been streamlined and offers new features for users and association members.
Programmers To Build Detroit Public Library App In 24 HoursAutomation Alley is seeking developers to spend 24 hours creating a new mobile app for the Detroit Public Library.
Watch Michigan Matters: History, Arts And HackingThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain looks at innovators in the world of art and technology.
Automation Alley Report Shows Strong Tech Growth In Region Post-RecessionMichigan saw the nation's fastest rate of technology job growth from 2011 to 2012, according to a new report from Automation Alley, southeast Michigan's technology business association.
App Shop Detroit Labs Creates Apprenticeship ProgramThe tech startup Detroit Labs has made headlines for its fast growth since its founding in 2011. Now the mobile app developer is hiring more tech talent and adding a new program and new career opportunities for those with an interest in app development.