Elevator pitch contests and business plan competitions are practically a growth industry in Michigan these days. But are they effective at training entrepreneurs to actually launch their business ideas and get funding?
Food packaging may quickly get tossed in the trash when it comes time to eat what’s inside, but the technology inherent in much of that packaging is anything but garbage.
Those who would dismiss the solar energy industry in Michigan should think twice before they pull down the shade on what many see as a promising renewable energy sector.
When seasoned advisers help out startup businesses, the benefit of that relationship goes both ways, according to Kim Klap, director of portfolio relations at Start Garden.
A new management structure at Varnum LLP that begins with the new year is designed to streamline the law firm’s administration in a post-recession world.
In his long-awaiting address on energy issues, Gov. Rick Snyder said he wants to bring together various interest groups to study what should be in Michigan’s energy plan.
As the world rapidly becomes more digitally connected, companies are struggling to maintain their intellectual property rights.
Every company’s nightmare scenario is a media firestorm centered on a product recall, but according to experts, a public relations crisis doesn’t have to cause permanent damage if it’s handled properly and clearly communicated.
A startup in Lowell hopes to prove that one firm’s waste is another company’s power.
For companies that want to export food products, the advice seems simple enough: Go where the stomachs are. As Michigan State University Professor David Schweikhardt told a couple dozen people looking at the potential of agricultural exports, you have to look for “stomach share.”