Items Tagged with 'entrepreneurship'


SBDC producing How to Buy or Sell a Business

June 19, 2018
The Michigan Small Business Development Center will host a conference downtown this month for entrepreneurs to learn about buying or selling a business. Read More

College launches startup lab for veterans

June 12, 2018
A local college has established a new entrepreneurial program for veterans. Read More

Foundation committing $10M to small business loans

June 8, 2018
A city in the region now has a small business loan fund that's backed by a major foundation. Read More

Area’s entrepreneurial bridge builders are thriving

May 11, 2018
Recently, Start Garden announced the 100 ideas selected as part of its “100 Ideas/$100K initiative” — an intentional approach at diversifying the entrepreneurship scene in Grand Rapids (Start Garden's 100 Ideas invests $100,000 in these entrepreneurs). Read More

Grand Rapids ranks 122nd in US for Hispanic entrepreneurs

May 3, 2018
Grand Rapids has again been ranked toward the bottom in a list of cities with good business climates for Hispanic entrepreneurs. Read More

Partners presenting webinar series on business ownership

May 1, 2018
The state’s business development center and a bank are launching a webinar series this week for business owners. Read More

Avoid unexpected surprises with self-analysis

April 27, 2018
Historically, when a person or a couple of people started a new business, it was because they identified a need, or they believed they had something special they could offer customers. Read More

State’s VC funding looks bleak, but there’s hope

April 27, 2018
Business Journal reporting on dozens of entrepreneurial startups in the West Michigan region and the uptick in startups by the millennial generation has been sustained. Read More

Amway releases 'Global Entrepreneurship Report'

March 14, 2018
Amway’s 2018 “Global Entrepreneurship Report” reveals age and gender gaps when it comes to attitudes toward starting a business. Read More

Business culture turning entrepreneurial, but work still needed

Risk-takers kept region afloat during recession.

July 5, 2013
Business begins with culture. Read More