Small Business & Startups

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Wikia COO joins company’s advisory board

September 26, 2016
The COO of a wiki hosting platform has been named a strategic advisor for a local venture-backed tech company. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage sheds light on available resources

Organization holds networking event to give companies opportunity for growth.

September 23, 2016
West Michigan is populated with available resources and tools to assist fledgling and mid-sized companies grow and succeed. Read More

Get your hands dirty

September 22, 2016
"Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face and then reach for the stars." -Ben Stein Read More

Developer building lakeshore apartment complex

September 20, 2016
A developer is building a 204-unit apartment complex in a lakeshore community. Read More

Q&A: Jen Crowley

September 20, 2016
After majoring in English at the University of Michigan, Jen Crowley said she received a lucky break when she was hired for a “real job” as a technical writer. Read More

California firm buys real estate portfolio for $30M

September 19, 2016
A California firm has purchased five industrial buildings in the region for more than $30 million. Read More

Food Truck Rally rolls into fairgrounds

September 16, 2016
A fairground in the area will welcome more than 50 food trucks on Saturday. Read More

Firm plans condo project downtown

September 14, 2016
A firm is planning an 11-unit condo project in a neighborhood downtown. Read More

Device retailer enters market

September 14, 2016
A national computer and mobile device retailer is opening its first store in the state via West Michigan. Read More

Former boxing champion opens gym

September 12, 2016
A former heavyweight boxing champion from Grand Rapids is launching a gym in town. Read More