Banking & Finance

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Startup develops local chat app

April 18, 2014
A startup is developing a mobile app for chatting with people nearby. Read More

Bank elects retired Steelcase CEO non-executive chairman

April 17, 2014
A bank with a large regional presence has elected the recently retired CEO of Steelcase the non-executive chairman of its board. Read More

Startup delivers restaurant menus

April 16, 2014
A startup is serving restaurants with an online platform to manage and update their menus. Read More

Startup crowdfunds downtown hostel

April 15, 2014
Matt Knaack didn’t travel much as a kid, but, at 19, he went on a life-changing trip to England with his well-traveled friend, Tom Damitio, and he fell in love with the experience. Read More

Startup steers driver behavior

April 14, 2014
A startup is using vehicle-based data to show drivers how to be more efficient on the road. Read More

Startup fashions children's eyewear

April 11, 2014
A startup thinks it sees a hole in the eyewear industry. Read More

Maneuvering tax-return extensions

April 10, 2014
As the April 15 deadline looms, many taxpayers are considering extending their 2013 tax returns. Read More

Startup delivers imported candy

April 9, 2014
There’s a new candy man in town, and he’s importing sweets from all over the world. Read More

CHE Trinity Health names CFO

April 9, 2014
The Michigan-based parent of a health care system in the region has appointed a new chief financial officer. Read More

Replacing the PPT on industry: up to voters

April 4, 2014
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley was in a manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids last week to sign long-debated legislation that would replace funding lost by the phase-out of the industrial personal property tax β€” if enough Michigan voters say yes to the August ballot proposal. Read More