Michigan Matters: George BushThis week on Michigan Matters, Carol Cain interviews George P. Bush, the son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush, nephew to former president George W. Bush, and grandson of former President George H. W. Bush.
Michigan Strategic Fund OK's Venture Money, Biz IncentivesThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of the New International Trade Crossing Agreement, creation of the new Pure Michigan Venture Development Fund, the official Pure Michigan Travel Guide recommendation and two Michigan Business Development Program incentives.
Barracuda To Hire Another 180+ In Ann ArborThe California IT security firm Barracuda Networks will double its number of employees in Ann Arbor, creating 184 high tech and engineering jobs over three years, and will take over the former Borders Inc. headquarters.
State Of Michigan To Host Virtual Career Fairs In July, SeptemberThe state of Michigan, one of the first states in the nation to bring job seekers and employers together in an interactive virtual environment, has scheduled two new dates for MiVirtualCareerFair in 2012.
Pure Michigan Launches Business Attraction Video Touting Ann ArborThe Pure Michigan campaign featuring Ann Arbor as a destination for business growth has launched.
Detroit, Ann Arbor Projects Win State SupportMichigan Economic Development Corp. officials announce that an Indian company will begin building auto parts in Detroit, and Hyundia will expand its auto testing labs south of Ann Arbor.
Michigan’s Chinese Pied Piper: Tom WatkinsWatkins, who credited his fourth grade teacher with inspiring his fascination with China, has been educating people through his many newspaper columns. He's been to China regularly since 1989.
MEDC Offers Tech Company Capital, Services Forums Across StateThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. is sponsoring a series of entrepreneurial services presentations at 15 locations around the state, from the southwest and southeast corners of the state to the farthest reaches of the Upper Peninsula, on April 16-17 and April 23-25.
Michigan Matters: China and Michigan’s EconomyThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain gets an update on China and the improving economic position with Michigan.
Wanted: 100 Michigan Firms With China Dreams!The state of Michigan is seeking 100 companies whose owners have been thinking about selling products in China to be part of a first-in-the-nation pilot program intended to boost exports there.
Snyder’s China Plan Hits PaydirtIn less than six months, Gov. Rick Snyder has flipped the state’s gameplan towards China which is gaining applause from C. Peter Theut, Robert Ficano and others.
Three Companies To Invest $35M, Add 400+ Jobs In MichiganThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. Wednesday announced that three companies were approved for incentives by the Michigan Strategic Fund through the Michigan Business Development Program to support their expansions in the state. The projects are expected to generate up to more than $35 million in investments and add up to 443 new jobs in Michigan.
First Michigan Bio-Talent Summit to Address Industry Workforce NeedsMichBio, the state's life sciences industry association, announced Monday that it would join with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michgian to host the "Michigan Bio-Talent Summit," an event to bring bio executives together with educators, work force development professionals and other key stakeholders to discuss bioscience talent needs.
Amway Charts New CourseWith record breaking 2011 sales topping $10.9 billion and double digit growth in nine of its Top 10 markets across the globe and an innovative manufacturing line that will produce its Nutrilite products gearing up, Amway is on a proverbial roll.
Nine Companies Get Michigan Microloan Fund SupportNine 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.