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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 Apps Metro Detroit CEOs Can't Do Without
Thursday, September 20, 2012
It's an app app app world.
Jon Zemke quizzes some of Metro Detroit's CEOs on which business apps they can't live without, which apps others should use, and which locally produced apps are worth checking out.
StartGarden Sows the Seeds of Entrepreneurship
J. Bennett Rylah
Thursday, May 03, 2012
From ArtPrize to the seed accelerator Momentum to the web business incubator Pomegranate Studios, Grand Rapids-based Rick Devos has created an impressive farm team of entrepreneurial enterprises focused on strengthening Michigan's economic ecosystem. His latest creation, StartGarden, gets both professionals and the public behind projects with the potential to blossom into successful businesses.
Building Another International Bridge... to Israel's Entrepreneurs
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Thousands of miles separate, but Israel and Michigan operate in a parallel universe. What happens when you cross Michigan's established manufacturing base and high-tech mindset over to Israel's 3,000-plus tech start-ups? The Michigan Israel Business Bridge yields an array of academic and entrepreneurial matches.
TechniMed: An Entrepreneurial Leap Of Faith
Thursday, February 02, 2012
In 2004 Pamela Laity and her husband cashed in their savings and 401k's to launch TechniMed, a medical billing company. The risk was big but the timing couldn't have been better. With big changes in private and public insurance billing practices, the Laitys have turned their gamble into success and expansion, becoming the newest member of Troy's Next Wave business incubator.
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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