Small Business & Startups

Pitch competition sends six new businesses on their way

Michigan Women’s Foundation pumps $35K into woman-owned firms.

October 23, 2015

Craft beers reap profits for the state

Studies include brewers, wholesalers, retailers and raw materials suppliers.

New meaning to hands-on barbecue

Grilling Company owner chops a cord of wood a week to fuel his passion.

October 16, 2015

Entrepreneur shoots for less expensive hockey sticks

Twig Hockey is in midst of a Kickstarter campaign to fund a line of kids’ sticks.

October 16, 2015

E-commerce companies hitting the bricks — and mortar

Small firms with big online presence see benefits of having retail shops.

October 9, 2015