Danielle Nelson

Danielle Nelson

Danielle Nelson is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers law, startups, agriculture, sports, marketing, PR and advertising and arts and entertainment. She is also the staff researcher who compiles the weekly lists. Email Danielle at dnelson at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @Dan_Nels


Founders offers minor aid for federal workers

Brewery giving discounts to those affected by government shutdown.

January 18, 2019
Although a local brewery has been affected by the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, it is also helping others who are affected. Read More

DeVos Place, Performance Hall combine for record-breaking year

Van Andel Arena, on the other hand, saw declining revenue and attendance in fiscal year 2018.

January 18, 2019
SMG-managed DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall are in record-setting territory. Read More

Inside Track: A natural remedy

Ryan Lafferty uses firsthand experience with sight issues to develop CBD products.

January 18, 2019
Ryan Lafferty is using his own medical challenges to help others. Read More

Start Garden investing in 'businesses of tomorrow'

January 18, 2019
How much is a good idea worth? Read More

Apple supplier grows statewide reach

January 17, 2019
A large supplier of apples expects to grow its market share in the state after acquiring part of a neighboring organization. Read More

HopCat re-names its Crack Fries

January 14, 2019
The name may be different, but the taste is still the same. Read More

Law firm hires attorney

January 14, 2019
There's a new attorney at a local law firm. Read More

New farm bill brings added protection

Whole Farm Revenue Protection allows farmers to buy insurance policy to cover whole farm, not individual crops.

January 11, 2019
After being engulfed in a trade war between the U.S., Mexico, Canada and China, farmers now have some positives to look forward to this year. Read More

Tax season arrives with some changes

C corporations, S corporations will see decrease in flat rate tax percentage.

January 11, 2019
Tax season is fast approaching, and that means another year for businesses to learn about tax changes, especially now when some of the new provisions in the federal tax overhaul that was signed into law in 2017 will take effect. Read More

Startup touts a better toilet paper

January 10, 2019
A pair of entrepreneurs are hoping to roll out a new type of toilet paper. Read More