Items Tagged with 'Rick DeVos'


Ad exec wins Silver Medal Award

April 4, 2018
A 25-year industry veteran is this year’s winner of the American Advertising Federation’s highest honor. Read More

Street Talk: Start Garden’s fresh start

O, Canada.

September 2, 2016
Start Garden has spun itself off. Read More

EY names Entrepreneur of the Year winners

June 15, 2015
A global award program recognized several West Michigan entrepreneurs during its regional gala in Detroit to celebrate business leaders. Read More

Is Michigan a startup state?

September 29, 2014
A conversation about growing Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem kicked off a conference Sunday in Grand Rapids — designed to align legislative policies with economic development initiatives in West Michigan. Read More

Business Journal's Impact Award winner is off to a good start

December 23, 2013
Look into the future and what do you see? Read More

GRBJ 30th Year: Rick DeVos: The future contains no absolutes

Business needs to ‘stay nimble’ and ‘react to things along the path.’

September 13, 2013
Rick DeVos has been a voice for art, entrepreneurs and cultural change in the city, but one voice he refuses to be is that of a false prophet. Read More

Rick DeVos makes GOOD 100 list

April 30, 2013
Rick DeVos is a big deal. Read More

Videos: Start Garden invests $2.3M in 106 ideas in year one

April 18, 2013
In the blink of an eye, Start Garden celebrated its first birthday Thursday. Read More

Newsmaker: Start Garden feeds startup culture

January 9, 2013
It’s a widespread opinion that the birth of Start Garden in 2012 was one of the most important economic game changers for West Michigan. Read More

DeVos views failure as part of 'good' business explorer's journey

November 9, 2012
The explorers who conquered the seven seas have passed on their spirits of curiosity, overcoming failure and ambition to today’s modern entrepreneurs. Rick DeVos, who made this analogy for the Forest Hills Business Association Thursday, seems to be captaining the ship. Read More