Items Tagged with 'The Factory'


CoLearning applies for school status

Organization’s job generation is opening eyes at the state level.

August 22, 2014
The Factory’s hands-on education format might serve as a model for future Michigan educators. Read More

Inside Track: Millennial entrepreneur rides the wave of GR’s renaissance

Andrew Montpetit’s start-up, Thoughts You Can See, draws on his talent of expressing ideas visually.

August 15, 2014
Even though Andrew Montpetit loved to draw as a kid, he was always told that “the starving artist” path was too financially risky. Read More

GR Makers and The Factory join forces

March 28, 2014
Individuals seeking collaborative and creative work environments can now take advantage of a new partnership between two local facilities. Read More

Videos: Startup Weekend hatches ideas

January 20, 2014
It was the biggest and, according to many attendees, best Startup Weekend ever. Read More

Startup Weekend launches downtown

January 16, 2014
Entrepreneurs, designers, hackers, hustlers and dreamers, your presence is requested in Grand Rapids this weekend. Read More

Tech hub builds out downtown space

August 7, 2013
A tech hub in downtown Grand Rapids is expanding — on multiple levels. Read More

The Factory's coLearning graduates to more tech courses

May 22, 2013
The Factory’s education arm is growing stronger — and even starting to see some tone. Read More

The Factory produces coLearning classes to meet demand for talent

March 14, 2013
The Factory might want to add the word University to its name. Read More

Kendall students win Startup Weekend competition

Their company, U-Turn, is among few to turn out a physical product.

January 25, 2013
Students led and won the race to create the best business at Grand Rapids’ fourth annual Startup Weekend, hosted at The Factory space at 38 W. Fulton St. Read More

Video: Startup Weekend takes over The Factory

January 22, 2013
A community of entrepreneurs created more than 12 new startups at Grand Rapids’ fourth annual Startup Weekend — completing what was essentially a three-day sprint to build the most marketable business. Read More