Small Business & Startups

A big year for credit union commercial lending

Lake Michigan may be up 40 percent and a small Kalamazoo CU is ramping up.

September 12, 2014

Shaking off recession’s effects, SBA borrowing is booming

The number and volume of loans in Michigan are up at least 12 percent over last year.

September 12, 2014

Employers look to second round of STTF grant process for employee training

West Michigan companies used $2.9M from fund last year.

September 12, 2014

Former Haworth communications specialist opens new PR firm

Firm supplies media relations, digital and social media work, and writing.

September 5, 2014

Radiator Hospital marks 100 years

The mom-n-pop repair shop specializes in automotive cooling systems.

September 5, 2014

Return of the native

An EGR man plans to open a boutique investment management firm.

September 5, 2014

Hudsonville Products designs a better cherry tank

The tanks are a crucial part of Michigan’s tart cherry harvest.

September 5, 2014