Items Tagged with 'Start Garden'


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

GR well on its way to becoming an entrepreneurial hotspot

Start Garden among many organizations helping entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life.

June 15, 2018
Grand Rapids is making a name for itself in the entrepreneurial space. Read More

Area’s entrepreneurial bridge builders are thriving

May 11, 2018
Recently, Start Garden announced the 100 ideas selected as part of its “100 Ideas/$100K initiative” — an intentional approach at diversifying the entrepreneurship scene in Grand Rapids (Start Garden's 100 Ideas invests $100,000 in these entrepreneurs). Read More

Start Garden reveals 100 Ideas finalists

April 25, 2018
Start Garden has named the 100 finalists in its 100 Ideas competition. Read More

Start Garden begins 100 Ideas initiative

January 5, 2018
Start Garden has rolled out a new initiative to turn entrepreneurial ideas into reality. Read More

Michigan House names lineup for SXSW

December 28, 2017
A day-long series of Michigan-centered panel discussions will soon present the state to the world. Read More

Start Garden hosting Startup Weekend

December 28, 2017
Grand Rapids entrepreneurs are gearing up to beat the clock. Read More

Partners connect to train female coders

December 22, 2017
A group of organizations in West Michigan have partnered on a recent high-tech "boot camp" for women. Read More