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Founders to offer bottles of popular MF Donkey Stout

One of my favorite occurrences is when two great Michigan companies partner together to create a unique and exceptional product. Such is the case with the collaboration between Grand Rapids neighbors, Founders Brewing Company and Ferris Coffee & Nut, that resulted in the production of MF Donkey Stout. The product has been around a well-received for a

Founders to offer bottles of popular MF Donkey Stout2020-03-04T14:44:15-05:00

URC contributes $18.7 billion to Michigan’s economy

"Silicon Valley" is not just a comedy on HBO, it's a term that has become synonymous with technology, research, and innovation. It's derived from the San Francisco Bay area in northern California, where a Stanford University professor encouraged his students to start their own electronics companies in the area instead of joining established firms in the east.

URC contributes $18.7 billion to Michigan’s economy2020-03-04T14:44:32-05:00

Uncle Ray’s to remain official potato chip of Minor League Baseball

Minor League Baseball fans may need to change these familiar lyrics, “Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the park, buy me some peanuts and cracker jack, I don’t care if I never get back,” to include Uncle Ray’s chips. The league announced yesterday that it has renewed its partnership with Detroit-based Uncle Ray's as

Uncle Ray’s to remain official potato chip of Minor League Baseball2020-03-04T14:45:02-05:00

Ford announces new Detroit-based autonomous vehicle company

Last month Ford Motor Company made headlines around the nation with its purchase of the Michigan Central Station. As the rehabilitation of the once abandoned, yet beloved building, is underway, talk has turned to what else the company has in store for its Corktown campus. Some of that speculation has been answered with the announcement today that

Ford announces new Detroit-based autonomous vehicle company2020-03-04T14:45:42-05:00

$100,000 Awarded to ten healthy food enterprises

Michigan is fortunate to have the resources to grow an abundance of healthy foods. Yet, residents of the state, particularly in urban areas, do not always have access to that bounty. In its latest effort to make healthy food more accessible, the Michigan Good Food Fund recently awarded $10,000 to each of ten conscientious food enterprises throughout

$100,000 Awarded to ten healthy food enterprises2020-03-04T14:36:34-05:00

Gov. Snyder announces $8 Million Mobility Challenge on Mackinac Island

It’s late spring, which means business and political leaders from around the state have made their annual pilgrimage to Mackinac Island. Away from their day to day toils, the Mackinac Policy Conference, produced by the Detroit Regional Chamber, is designed to discuss, debate, and dream big with regard to critical issues facing our state. It has over

Gov. Snyder announces $8 Million Mobility Challenge on Mackinac Island2020-03-04T14:31:43-05:00

Big Sean and Emagine Entertainment partner on Detroit project

It may surprise some people to realize that there is no movie theater in the heart of Detroit. There are lovely venues capable of showing a movie, but nowhere to go on a random Sunday afternoon when you just feel like catching a flick. Two seemingly unlikely partners are set to change that—Paul Glantz’s Emagine Entertainment and

Big Sean and Emagine Entertainment partner on Detroit project2020-03-04T14:17:19-05:00

High school student wins entrepreneur contest

The winner of this year’s Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest, is Jackson Riegler, a 17-year old senior, football player, and honors student at Muskegon Catholic Central High School. Riegler started Oshki, an apparel company, in July of this year. He funded it entirely with his own money from a landscaping job, and had over $9,000 in sales in

High school student wins entrepreneur contest2020-03-04T14:11:10-05:00

DNR seeks merchandising partners

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for some new partners to help support state parks, trails, and waterways through sales of branded and co-merchandised products made within the state. The idea was piloted earlier last year through a collaboration with Chateau Grand Traverse. The Northern Michigan winery introduced the "The Wines of the Great

DNR seeks merchandising partners2020-03-04T14:16:38-05:00

How to win the money to open a Michigan business

Some people dream of coming up with the “Big” idea in order to open a business. Others want to be their own boss so badly that entrepreneurship is about starting “Any” viable business. The approaches may be different, but inevitably they will have one thing in common—where does the seed money come from? Fortunately, compared to a

How to win the money to open a Michigan business2020-03-04T14:03:42-05:00
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