Trends, products and advances


Global tech company appoints CEO

February 18, 2020
A global technology company with a local presence named a new CEO. Read More

State cites problems with police database under construction

February 13, 2020
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan officials ordered a private contractor to halt work on a multimillion-dollar state police database because it isn't working, a newspaper reported. Read More

Michigan Legislature OKs more tax breaks for data center

February 12, 2020
The Republican-led Michigan Senate on Tuesday approved additional tax breaks for a major Grand Rapids-area data center, sending the bill to Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her expected signature. Read More

Data company comes to Downtown Market

February 11, 2020
A national B2B data company is relocating its Grand Rapids team. Read More

Web services firm sells to investor

February 10, 2020
A software and web services company that serves schools has been acquired by an individual investor. Read More

The Right Place shares three-year plan

Economic development organization has goal of spurring $548 million in investment by end of 2022.

February 7, 2020
The Right Place shared its economic development goals and strategic plan for the next three years. Read More

Manufacturer hires first chief human resources officer

January 27, 2020
A manufacturer in the region has named its first chief human resources officer. Read More

Software firms partner to enhance logistics

January 27, 2020
A West Michigan software company is joining forces with another software company to pump up its transportation services. Read More

Online platform helps nonprofits

Kennari Consulting and Well Design Studio hope to have video series ready next month.

January 24, 2020
Kennari Consulting has experienced major growth in its nonprofit client base over the past decade, but to manage that growth while still delivering to its clients, it has partnered with Well Design Studio to build an online video series for clients to learn on their own, as well. Read More

Grocery chain adds location tech to curbside app

January 20, 2020
A local grocery chain has added GPS location technology to its online grocery ordering platform. Read More