Trends, products and advances


Co-working space partners with IT firm

September 3, 2015
An IT firm is providing job placement and tuition reimbursement for people working to improve their technology skills at a co-working space. Read More

Startup launches app for booking nearby adventures

August 24, 2015
A new mobile application is bringing affordable adventures in Michigan to the fingertips of outdoor enthusiasts. Read More

VAEI releases web platform for science education

August 20, 2015
Van Andel Education Institute hopes a new interactive, web-based instructional tool will empower teachers and engage students in science and engineering investigations. Read More

VMware invests in software maker

August 17, 2015
A global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility has made a Series A investment in a local software maker. Read More

HIPAA’s demands on the IT industry

August 14, 2015
We’re familiar with signing our lives away at the doctor’s office on HIPAA paperwork, but how is this policy affecting the IT industry? Read More

Neighborhood launches website

August 14, 2015
A Grand Rapids neighborhood recently launched a website that it hopes will help support the existing businesses, residents and organizations in the area, as well as attract newcomers. Read More

3D knitting startup wins 5x5 Night

August 11, 2015
An entrepreneur pursuing the creation of 3D-knitted products for multiple industries has won the latest 5x5 Night. Read More

Network provider launches professional services division

August 10, 2015
A data network provider has launched a new division to act as an extension of clients’ IT teams. Read More

Nonprofits partner on IT jobs for disabled workers

August 10, 2015
A pair of nonprofits are finding ways to create entry-level opportunities in the tech industry for those with disabilities. Read More

Ford airport re-launches website

August 6, 2015
Gerald R. Ford International Airport has launched a re-designed website. Read More