Items Tagged with 'Start Garden'


Lawnbot offers lawn care, home services

Tech platform recommends lawn care program based on consumers’ needs.

December 20, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new online platform aims to make requesting home services easier. Read More

Tech startup wants to ‘deliver your weed’

Website and mobile app connects consumers to cannabis businesses.

November 1, 2019
Dalilah Cann, a women-owned tech startup, is cutting through the legal and administrative hurdles of connecting cannabis businesses to consumers. Read More

Start Garden 100 grows, increases diversity

Startup competition saw participation increase of 24%.

October 18, 2019
This year, more people turned their entrepreneurial ideas into reality at one entrepreneurial competition. Read More

Start Garden investing in 'businesses of tomorrow'

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

Street Talk: Up North isn’t just for vacationers

100 ideas.

January 4, 2019
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is expanding its services in northern Michigan. Read More

Partners launching food industry networking group

January 1, 2019
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is partnering with several organizations on a new endeavor meant to strengthen the region’s food system. Read More

Partners plan restaurant and bar downtown

November 15, 2018
A group of partners are planning to open a new restaurant and bar in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

3D knitting startup incubates Hoodini

Winnings from Start Garden’s 100 Ideas contest will help business bring infant swaddling product to market.

July 27, 2018
Last year, Liz Hilton was hard at work using her 3D knitting machines to make product prototypes for various industries — and then came her lightbulb moment. Read More

Entrepreneurs win Start Garden cash

July 16, 2018
Ten entrepreneurs claimed $20,000 each through Start Garden’s 100 Ideas initiative. Read More

New brewery strives for inclusivity

Kings Brewery would be first African-American-owned brewery in state.

July 13, 2018
Michigan’s first African-American-owned brewery was one of last week’s winners of Start Garden’s 100 Ideas. And a $20,000 cash prize is bringing the vision closer to opening day. Read More