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Small Business & Startups
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Effort is part of a bilingual outreach to involve Spanish-speaking business owners.
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has a plan to encourage more Hispanic small business owners and entrepreneurs to enter local business pitch competitions. Read More
The radi8er app combines music streaming with maps of where artists are playing.
A Grand Rapids app that could potentially revolutionize the way the world listens to music is almost ready for launch. Read More
Ryan Mast digs into the flower planter industry with acquisitions, new products and retail locations.
When he started college, Ryan Mast intended to become an airline pilot, but instead he took off as an entrepreneur. Read More
A local health care startup has been named a regional winner and a finalist for a national competition that awards more than $440,000 total to up-and-coming companies. Read More
Grand Rapids ranks in the bottom quarter for Hispanic entrepreneurs when compared to the 150 most-populated cities in the country. Read More
Distillery finds success with aged spirits and association with Tulip Time Festival.
After nearly three years of production, Coppercraft Distillery is truly feeling it’s an integral part of the Holland community. Read More
OGO Initiative encourages stress reduction, nutrition and entertaining interaction.
Some of Ben Price’s favorite cooking moments are when he can change someone’s mind about a food they used to dislike. One time a woman told him, “I hate Brussels sprouts and these are delicious.” Read More
A second massage therapist who worked at a local spa has been charged with criminal sexual conduct in connection with a reported assault during a session. Read More