Items Tagged with 'Start Garden'


Start Garden begins 100 Ideas initiative

January 5, 2018
Start Garden has rolled out a new initiative to turn entrepreneurial ideas into reality. Read More

Michigan House names lineup for SXSW

December 28, 2017
A day-long series of Michigan-centered panel discussions will soon present the state to the world. Read More

Start Garden hosting Startup Weekend

December 28, 2017
Grand Rapids entrepreneurs are gearing up to beat the clock. Read More

Partners connect to train female coders

December 22, 2017
A group of organizations in West Michigan have partnered on a recent high-tech "boot camp" for women. Read More

Grand Rapids SmartZone awards $1.6M in grants

December 19, 2017
The Grand Rapids SmartZone has approved six grants totaling $1.6 million to local entities supporting technology businesses and entrepreneurs. Read More

Bank foundation awards $250K to nonprofits

December 15, 2017
A bank foundation has awarded three West Michigan nonprofits grants totaling $250,000. Read More

Nonprofit producing The Power of Entrepreneurs

November 1, 2017
A nonprofit that connects young minority professionals is producing a panel on entrepreneurship downtown next week. Read More

A clear shift toward inclusion

September 8, 2017
In 2015, Forbes magazine published an article that sent shockwaves through the startup ecosystem in Grand Rapids. Read More

Area’s big job growth talent needs must be met with successes in diversity hiring

September 8, 2017
The Business Journal finds interesting contrasts — and possible solutions — in two reports, one focused on Talent 2025’s study of employment and skill needs, and the other a review of Start Garden’s outreach to minority communities. Read More

Hammock startup wins 5x5 Night

September 4, 2017
A hammock startup that donates gear to someone in poverty with each purchase is the winner of the latest 5x5 Night. Read More