Entrepreneurship in the News

GLEQ Announces $216,000 in Business Plan Awards

LANSING — The Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest hosted its 12th Annual Statewide Business Plan Competition Award Ceremony at Entrepreneur C...

Building a Fashion Empire from Metro Detroit

Recognizing that connecting some of those dots could help launch a thriving new industry, the MEDC partnered with Prima Civitas to develop ideas. It t...

Forget Silicon Valley: Can college students make Michigan a startup hub?

By Michigan Radio Newsroom, Published April 26, 2012 "What do you get when you put dozens of college students in the basement of a parking garage w...

Rick DeVos unveils Start Garden, details plan to fuel West Michigan startups, innovation with $15 million

Published Thursday, April 26, 2012 by Garret Ellison, MLive "GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Entrepreneurs, listen up: Rick DeVos' new Start Garden seed acc...

Michigan CEO Summit Bullish On State’s Future

DETROIT (WWJ) – Thursday’s groundbreaking Michigan CEO Summit, hosted by Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide successor to Detroit...

Mid-Michigan must appreciate entrepreneurs

Encouraging entrepreneurs is a mantra among economic developers these days. While Michigan has aspirations in that important sector, new data show it ...

SBAM Says State Jumps In ‘Entrepreneurial Climate’

Published March 20, 2012, CBS Detroit LANSING — The Small Business Foundation of Michigan’s eighth annual Entrepreneurship Score Card f...

WHAT'S NEXT?: Time is right for small-business creation in state

Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, The News-Herald By Austen Smith, contact Austen at asmith@heritage.com or 734-246-0839. With a jobless rate re...

Some want to cling to manufacturing, but its boom is long past

Governor Rick Snyder says his goal is to create an era of innovation and entrepreneurship in Michigan so that residents can prosper in the increasingl...

YPSILANTI: Students compete for prizes in 2012 Skandalaris Business Plan Competition

Published: Friday, February 17, 2012, Heritage Newspapers Business plans for a bike of the future and a way to integrate healthy salads into your dai...