Items Tagged with 'Entrepreneur'

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Entrepreneurial investments bolster Grand Rapids’ ‘fastest growing economy’

August 25, 2017
Despite the political quibbles in Lansing about Michigan Venture Capital Association, seeded by tax vouchers, the nonprofit group’s 2017 West Michigan Entrepreneurial study offers reason for staying power — and a very impressive “show” by Grand Rapids area entrepreneurs. Read More

Area entrepreneurs need an assist to link to resources for continued growth

June 23, 2017
The Grand Rapids metro area’s entrepreneurial activity, like an unseen electric current, is providing an economic stimulus and force for the future. Read More

Women-owned businesses vital to GR’s economy

March 10, 2017
Women entrepreneurs significantly bolster the greater Grand Rapids area economy, but they remain a largely unseen and unrecognized force. Read More

Foreign students with startups face obstacles

SBAM encourages entrepreneurs to start businesses in Michigan.

September 25, 2015
LANSING — International students face daunting challenges starting a business. Read More

SBA offers advice tailored to young entrepreneurs

More young people are starting their own businesses.

September 13, 2013
In 2012, young entrepreneurs ages 20-34 comprised more than a quarter of the total new entrepreneurship activity in the United States, according to the Kauffman Foundation. Read More

Entrepreneurial efforts 'saved' local economy

GVSU report reveals the startup culture is still in need of changes.

June 28, 2013
If there is one statistic Paul Isely wants the Grand Rapids business community to take to heart, it is West Michigan’s nationally untouched job creation numbers during the “depths of the recession.” Read More

Learn and follow the ‘laws of entrepreneurship’

May 24, 2013
Entrepreneurs often think that if they have a creative new product or service idea, they will make millions. Read More