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Business Journal names finalists for Top Women Owned Businesses

January 29, 2015
The Grand Rapids Business Journal has named 32 finalists for its Top Women Owned Businesses awards. Read More

Hunting app secures $825K in funding

January 28, 2015
A startup web and mobile app to help hunters and anglers pinpoint their next locations has raised $825,000 in funding. Read More

Local First names LocalMotion winners

January 28, 2015
Local First has named the winners of its LocalMotion Awards. Read More

Beverly Wall translates entrepreneurship

January 27, 2015
Beverly Wall lives in two cultures as CEO and owner of Languages International: the culture of business and the culture of international communications. Read More

Peaches McCahill spreads corporate wellness

January 27, 2015
For more than 25 years, Peaches McCahill has demonstrated leadership in the field of sports, fitness and wellness. Read More

Hoops abound when starting a microbrewery

January 23, 2015
Thinking of jumping on the Beer City USA bandwagon and starting your own microbrewery? Read More

Printed prototyping steals spotlight at Startup Weekend

Winning team produces armband for snow enthusiasts to control their electronics.

January 23, 2015
Participants in the 2015 Startup Weekend turned their attention to 3D printed prototyping and industrial design this year as innovators, designers, programmers, students and entrepreneurs convened in Grand Rapids for the three-day competition. Read More

Group buys residential cleaning company

January 19, 2015
A residential cleaning company is under new ownership. Read More

Startup ships organic smoothies

January 19, 2015
A startup is creating and shipping ready-to-blend organic smoothies to help health-conscious consumers with little extra time. Read More

Inside Track: Boileau foresees dynamic growth ahead

A short-lived career in journalism after college led Randy Boileau into the finance industry and the field of communications.

January 16, 2015
A couple of key words that come up repeatedly when Randy Boileau speaks about his past and future are “storytelling” and “interesting,” both of which are also good words to describe Boileau. Read More