Items Tagged with 'Start Garden'


Graphic design startup wins 5x5 Night

July 3, 2017
A bilingual graphic design firm won the first 5x5 Night that was conducted entirely in Spanish. Read More

Partners representing West Michigan at SXSW Michigan House

February 17, 2017
For the third year, Michigan House will be finding a temporary home at SXSW in Austin, Texas — and this time, they’re bringing Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. Read More

Inside Track: Driving force fuels Ross

New co-director of Start Garden: Everyone has a responsibility to make the city inclusive, equitable and diverse.

February 10, 2017
Darel Ross II, the new co-director of Start Garden, is a man on a mission. Read More

Start Garden restructures leadership to focus on 'inclusion of all entrepreneurs'

January 27, 2017
Start Garden has hired a pair of local leaders to restructure and “evolve” its leadership team and focus on the “inclusion of all entrepreneurs” in West Michigan. Read More

City turns to sensors for data

Grand Rapids takes first step toward becoming smart city with installation of antenna to gather traffic, energy data.

January 13, 2017
A new technology in Grand Rapids launched last weekend could help the city become more efficient. Read More

Startups hit the big screen

October 26, 2016
An IT services firm, a startup fund and an economic development agency are partnering to host two free showings of a film about startups next month. Read More

Street Talk: Start Garden’s fresh start

O, Canada.

September 2, 2016
Start Garden has spun itself off. Read More

Start Garden brings back pitch competition

New 5x5 Night events will have a more regional flair.

July 1, 2016
5x5 Nights are back. Read More

Texas lender eyes Grand Rapids

Financial services firm’s forte is large, low-interest loans to small business.

July 1, 2016
Big money in Austin, Texas, is turning its eyes toward the Grand Rapids small business scene. Read More

Seamless ignites spark for startups

Program is 12-week connection giving new firms a chance to try products with the big players.

February 26, 2016
For an entrepreneur, the transition from being a total stranger to sitting across the table from a possible multi-million dollar client needs to be seamless. Read More