trio of initiatives from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. aims to increase the flow of capital to startups and early-stage companies in the state.

Published in Finance

state lawmaker wants to restore an angel investment tax credit in Michigan as a way to create a larger pool of prospective investors in startup companies.

Published in Finance

The opening of equity-based crowdfunding in the U.S. provides a new option for entrepreneurs to raise money from individuals who want to invest but don’t meet the definition of an accredited investor.

Published in Finance

GRAND RAPIDS — The formation of a new support system to foster entrepreneurship in West Michigan severs what had been a direct link between higher education and the venture capital community. 

Published in Talent

GRAND RAPIDS — A new crowdfunding platform aims to connect student entrepreneurs at colleges and universities with people willing to invest money and time in their ideas.

Published in Breaking News

GRAND RAPIDS — A key economic development program aimed at bolstering entrepreneurial activity in the Grand Rapids area will have a new administrator at the start of April.

Published in Health Care