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Thursday, 22 September 2022 10:40

10 startups land $20K each at Start Garden Demo Day

GRAND RAPIDS — Amanda Rostic on Wednesday night passed out samples of tea she batch brewed the night before with a special ingredient she thinks will set her product apart from other brands: hops.

Published in Small Business
Monday, 16 May 2022 13:46

Greenleaf Capital invests $10M to scale up Kalamazoo fund for entrepreneurs; new committee to focus on women in leadership

A Kalamazoo-based investment fund that also looks to cultivate and support a new generation of entrepreneurs who want to own a business will use a $10 million investment to scale operations.

Published in Small Business
Wednesday, 04 May 2022 13:43

Report: 2021 angel investing neared or exceeded pre-pandemic levels

Angel investing in Michigan rebounded well in 2021 as the amount invested neared — and deal flow exceeded — pre-pandemic levels.

Published in Finance

Monday, 03 May 2021 05:52

Start Garden brings back business pitch competition

After taking a year off, Start Garden is bringing back a business pitch competition that awards $1,000 to 100 contestants and $20,000 to 10 finalists.

Published in Small Business