Small Business & Startups

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Marketing agency hires creative director

September 22, 2017
A local marketing agency has named its new creative director. Read More

Developer buys historic downtown building

September 21, 2017
One of downtown Grand Rapids’ historic buildings is under new ownership. Read More

Financial company acquires wealth management firm

September 21, 2017
A local wealth management firm has been acquired by an independent financial advisor platform. Read More

Developer opens urban event center

September 20, 2017
One of Grand Rapids’ historic landmarks is now its newest event center. Read More

Construction firm CEO steps down

September 20, 2017
A long-time West Michigan construction firm is changing leadership. Read More

Chamber producing roundtable with SBA

September 20, 2017
The local chamber of commerce will host a forum this week with the Small Business Administration on federal regulatory challenges. Read More

Q&A: Jennifer Maxson

September 19, 2017
Jennifer Maxson is passionate about leadership development and public speaking. Read More

Local First producing workshop on business structures

September 18, 2017
The next installment in a Local First workshop series will focus on helping entrepreneurs learn about pros and cons of various business structures. Read More

Nonprofit names Seeds of GROWth winners

September 15, 2017
A local nonprofit that provides resources to female entrepreneurs has recognized four leaders for their community contributions. Read More

Chamber names finalists for EPIC Awards

September 14, 2017
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has announced 20 finalists for its annual awards celebrating businesses and entrepreneurs. Read More