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Consumers also investing big at Ludington

October 24, 2014
Consumers Energy is spending about $400 million at the Ludington Pumped Storage facility a couple miles south of Ludington on Lake Michigan. Read More

Local low-cost home appraisal company now in 23 states

AppraisalSave began in September 2013 with financial help from Start Garden.

October 24, 2014
An Internet-based home appraisal business launched a little over a year ago in Grand Rapids has expanded into 23 states over the past six months. Read More

Startup discovers hit songs

October 23, 2014
One part fantasy football league and one part stock market, a new social gaming platform allows music fans to show off their ear for the next Billboard hit. Read More

Law firm adds Apple Pay to digital operation

October 22, 2014
Apple Pay launched this week, and a law firm with a “completely digital” office is ready to take advantage of the new technology, which is available for on-site payments by users of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Read More

Startup advises art collectors

October 21, 2014
A startup has launched an online platform to help people become art collectors by connecting them with advisors who guide them through the art-buying process. Read More

Davenport launches online competency-based MBA degree

Program puts more emphasis on business experience than classroom time.

October 17, 2014
Business professionals interested in earning an MBA can now be graded based on their proficiency of material rather than time spent in a classroom. Read More

New apps wow state officials

Winning team creates software that tracks snowplows and cleared roads.

LANSING — A team of software engineers from Grand Rapids won the state’s second web application design contest with an app to keep drivers up to the second on snow removal conditions. Read More

Online strategy is essential element of education

Colleges say student-faculty engagement and assessment tools contribute to success.

October 17, 2014
The online platform for education is a tool academic institutions can use to meet the needs and expectations of their students in an increasingly data-driven world, while providing an opportunity for nontraditional students or professionals to pursue a higher education. Read More

Electronics reseller plugs into next store

October 17, 2014
An e-waste recycler and reseller has expanded its local footprint. Read More

Software maker plans up to 25 jobs

October 16, 2014
A developer of sales and customer service software is planning to hire up to 25 employees. Read More