Articles by Mike Nichols

New energy fuels Hispanic Chamber’s growth

Changes in leadership and direction are paying dividends.

December 11, 2015

Website offers IT security help for small businesses

SBDC hopes to connect with 1,000 businesses by the end of the year.

December 11, 2015

Winter wheels

Snowy weather is no deterrent for Grand Rapids cycling enthusiasts.

December 11, 2015

Christmas lights business invades ‘Shark Tank’

Startup’s creator hopes to bring Christmas ‘into the 21st century.’

December 4, 2015

Retailer returns from bankruptcy

Family Christian works to rebuild trust with vendors, customers.

December 4, 2015

Small is big business downtown

Nearly 40 new entities are open, in development or on the drawing board.

December 4, 2015

HQ forges connections to help homeless youths with jobs

The nonprofit was surprised to work with twice as many clients as expected in year one.

December 4, 2015

Syrian refugees no strangers to West Michigan support

Bethany Christian Services connects employers with potential workers.

December 4, 2015