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2011-03-19 00:00:28

Lakeside Software plans to invest $6.1 million to expand existing operations in Bloomfield Hills, as well as locate new research and development center in Ann Arbor. The company expects the projects to create up to 198 direct new jobs. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 18, 2011 Lakeside Software today announced that it will expand its software development operations in Michigan, with a new location in Ann Arbor and an expansion to its existing operations in Bloomfield Hills. Today, the company...

2011-02-08 08:49:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inst-I-Glass LLC, a privately held company based in Louisville, KY, announces the launch of Inst-I-Glass of Ann Arbor LLC. The newest location in a rapidly growing network of Inst-I-Glass franchises, Inst-I-Glass of Ann Arbor joins other locations in Louisville KY; Knoxville TN; Cincinnati, Cleveland, Akron, and Canton OH; Chicago IL, and Detroit MI. Locations are opening soon in Columbus OH and Indianapolis IN, and more will follow....

2011-02-07 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK, the driving force of the region's business attraction and acceleration, recently launched a new talent portal on its website. Based on feedback from employers, the talent portal includes a range of new features to help businesses attract employees and manage job postings. Unlike other general job boards, the Ann Arbor SPARK talent portal is designed to help skilled professionals connect with employers. "Ann Arbor SPARK's...

2011-01-11 12:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 11, 2011, /PRNewswire/ --The following was released today by New Enterprise Forum: Do you know what your customers really want? When was the last time you did any market research? Or sought out your customers' opinions on your product or service? January meeting panelists Debra Power of brand strategy support firm Power Marketing and Research, and Paula Sorrell Rhoades, Marketing Specialist for several MI tech start-ups and author of widely used market research...

2010-12-13 11:36:00

DETROIT, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition awarded over $1 million in cash and in-kind services on Saturday to the winners of the world's largest business plan competition. The grand prize of $500,000 in cash was awarded to Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Armune BioScience and grand prize of $25,000 for the student portion of the competition was awarded to University of Michigan students Hunt Briggs, Paul M. Davis, Robert Levine and Nolan Orfield for their...

2010-12-07 10:59:00

DETROIT, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan Governor-elect, Rick Snyder, Michigan Speaker of the House, Andy Dillon, University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and Wayne State University President, Allan Gilmour, will join the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition for its three-day event, Dec. 9-11, to celebrate the final rounds of the world's largest business competition. The event held at the North Campus Research Center in Ann Arbor will feature panel presentations from...

2010-12-07 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Michigan companies recently received a combined total of $145,000 through the Michigan Microloan Fund Program, bringing the total amount invested through the Fund to over $1.8 million. FamilyMint, Fusion Coolant Systems and Shepherd Intelligent Systems received the funding to support commercialization of their core products. FamilyMint, based in Ann Arbor, is an online budgeting tool that helps parents guide spending and helps kids...

2010-11-17 09:07:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK celebrated the conclusion of its 18th Boot Camp program with participant investor pitches and a reception on Tuesday, November 16 at the SPARK Central business incubator. At the Ann Arbor SPARK Boot Camp Celebration, WriteSteps was selected as the "Best of Boot Camp" winner, based on the quality of its investor pitch and business plan and will receive $5,000 in business consulting services. (Photo:...

2010-10-26 09:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Zingerman's Delicatessen was awarded tax credits and New Eagle LLC announced a Technology Collaboration credit with Powertrain Integration, LLC today to help them expand in the region. Zingerman's Brownfield Michigan Business Tax credit award is valued at $1.1 million and Madison Heights-based Powertrain Integration, LLC's Technology Collaboration Credit is valued at $300,000 based on a $2 million investment in New Eagle LLC. The tax credits were...

2010-10-25 12:15:00

Winners From California, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Texas FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TiECon Midwest 2010, the Midwest's largest conference on entrepreneurship and presented by TiE Detroit, today announced the winners of the TiE20 Midwest Industry Awards. Selected from more than 1,000 nominated companies, the winners represent the most enterprising startup companies in four focus segments: Internet, Media, Mobile and Software. The TiE20 winners will be...


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