Small Business & Startups

DECC marks 50 years with eye toward future

Getting the lint out evolves into $9M family-run business.

June 20, 2014

Michigan entrepreneurs are ‘energized’

There wasn’t as much encouragement a few years ago for people trying to start a business.

June 20, 2014

Organic cloth diaper company takes off

Smart Bottoms in Grand Rapids has retailers from the U.S. to New Zealand.

June 20, 2014

The Armada Group will celebrate three anniversaries this year

Companies have stayed true to their neighborhoods over the years.

June 20, 2014

Division merchants waiting on Silver Line

Business district is in flux, but new bus line may help.

June 20, 2014

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing gets $9.8 million for growth

The Municipal Employees’ Retirement System made the biggest investment.

June 20, 2014