The proposal for a business incubator in Ottawa County focused on agricultural technology could one day have a physical home, but the county first wants to see results from a virtual operation before it makes that investment.
In striking a merger deal in late 2012, two competing Grand Rapids-based architectural firms determined they could be more competitive and more profitable together than they could as separate entities.
Alternative energy jobs do exist, and they’re being created at companies in West Michigan.
As companies welcome lower utility costs thanks to cheap natural gas, some wonder whether the current energy situation could be doing a disservice to the development of renewable energy — and to the planet.
A fledgling movement to diversify Native American economies is playing out in Southwest Michigan as the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi starts to acquire a portfolio of companies, including manufacturers like Accu-Mold.
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.