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Kidpreneur Teaches Tween Tycoons
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Some tweens spend their free time playing XBox and Minecraft while others launch their own start-ups. From business cards to elevator pitches, serial entrepreneur Thanh Tran wants his Kidpreneur program to teach its middle school magnates both the thrill of success and the educational value of failure.
Trade Missions Bring Foreign Markets to Metro Detroit
Thursday, September 26, 2013
It's not uncommon to hear about government officials and business leaders going on international trade missions on behalf of metro Detroit. But what exactly does that mean?
Dennis Archambault demystifies the processes and practices of opening up foreign markets to local companies.
Distilling the Greatness of Michigan-Made Spirits
Thursday, September 19, 2013
With all the enthusiasm for locally sourced products, micro-brew culture, and craft cocktails, it seemed inevitable that micro distilleries would be the next big thing. And with recent changes to Michigan's liquor laws it has. Nicole Rupersburg drinks in metro Detroit's growing (and award-winning) spirits industry.
Global Talent, Local Benefits
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Local businesses are hiring... but struggle to find the employees they need. Enter Athena Trentin, director of the Global Talent Retention Initiative, who wants to see the international students who graduate from our universities stay here to work. And it says something that she's convinced her pro-union dad that what she's doing is good for Michigan's economy.
Rust Belt Market Redux: The Success of Small Businesses in a Big Box Store
Kim North Shine
Thursday, April 25, 2013
What started as a noble experiment in support of local artists, creatives and vendors has turned into a vibrant success. Not only has Ferndale's Rust Belt Market been both a home and launching pad for new businesses, it's in the process of becoming an event destination.
The Importance of Small and Mid-Sized Companies
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Metro Detroit IT companies are growing in leaps and bounds. And if you've been keeping up with our Jobs News section you'll know that a lot of their clients are small and mid-sized companies. GOOD chats with IBM about why the success of our economy will be determined by these companies and why IT helps them thrive.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Move over Chihuly, Epiphany Studios is out to eat your lunch. Okay, not really, but this Pontiac-based glass studio produces some incredible work, employing techniques developed and mastered by Italian glass blowers over hundreds of years.
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