March 29

Start Garden launches Internet of Things accelerator

Start Garden has formed a coalition with six industry-leading organizations to launch a startup accelerator to capitalize on the Internet of Things market. Read More

Brewery cans summer beer

One of the state’s summer craft beer staples is coming to market in a new container. Read More

Grand Rapids plans $10M riverfront land purchase

The city of Grand Rapids is looking to spend $10 million to purchase four acres along the Grand River that sit as undeveloped space and parking lots. Read More

Sign store ranks among tops in chain

A sign store is one of the top-selling franchisees in its chain. Read More

Beverage distributor wins national Lifetime Leadership Award

A man who’s been working in the beverage distribution industry for decades has won a national lifetime achievement award. Read More

Startup develops food-discovery app

A startup is developing a web and mobile app to help people with dietary restrictions explore healthy food options nearby. Read More

Software maker names director of sales engineering

An IT exec with more than 19 years of experience is the new director of sales engineering for a maker of server security software. Read More

Wege Prize finalists tackle 'wicked problem'

The final presentations and awards ceremony for an intercollegiate competition pitting students’ minds against a “wicked problem” will take place this weekend — with $30,000 at stake. Read More

Packaging supplier enlists firms for $50M plant in Idaho

A packaging supplier, construction company and architecture firm from the region are working together to build a $50-million plant in Idaho. Read More

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Citywide survey offers ‘top’ list for businesses as well as focus point

The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy Community Research Institute has completed the closest thing to a one-on-one survey of city residents, providing a more representative sampling of viewpoints — and needs.

Prosperity is driven by education attainment

Business Journal editor Carole Valade titled a recent editorial “Michigan: a state of impoverishment.”

IRS data and analysis of Form 1042-S filings of interest

Over the past year we have seen many reports on international taxation. From inversions to Double Irish tax structures, mainstream media has become interested in tax policy.
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