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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...

2010-10-14 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK, the region's driving force of innovation and economic growth, recently attracted InTouch Health to locate a research and development operation at Valley Ranch Business Park in Pittsfield Township. Ann Arbor SPARK provided site selection and talent recruitment support to InTouch Health. "InTouch Health chose Ann Arbor because of its rich software development talent pool, including experienced and new college graduates, as well as...

2010-09-22 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Michigan companies recently received a combined total of $110,000 through the Michigan Microloan Fund Program, bringing the total amount invested through the Fund to over $1.69 million. GreenSand Corporation, iQ-Telematics and MyBandStock Corporation received the funding to support commercialization of their core products. GreenSand, located in Lake Linden, Mich., plans to recover a copper-containing mining waste called stampsand that is...

2010-09-16 19:46:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Campfire Interactive, Inc. is a software company founded in 2000 and located in Ann Arbor, MI. Campfire earned a position on the 2010 Inc. 5000 ranking for the fastest growing private companies in America which is based on revenue growth from 2006 to 2009. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) "It is a great honor to be named to the 2010 list which...

2010-09-16 12:37:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK is now accepting applications for fall Entrepreneur Boot Camp. In this 18th installment of the popular program, to be held November 4-5, 2010 at Kensington Court in Ann Arbor, Entrepreneur Boot Camp participants will receive intensive business coaching from experienced entrepreneurs and experts. "Ann Arbor SPARK's Entrepreneur Boot Camp program has a proven track record of helping companies get started on the right path," said...

2010-09-16 15:45:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Washtenaw Literacy will hold its annual "World in a Basket" fundraiser on October 1 at 5:30 in Washtenaw Community College's Morris Lawrence Building. WDIV news anchor Devin Scillian will greet guests at this strolling dinner and auction. An accomplished author and literacy advocate, Mr. Scillian and his wife Corey are honorary chairs for the volunteer-managed event, which raises 20% of the group's operating revenue. Proceeds from the event...

2010-09-14 05:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- JAC Products, located in Saline, Mich., received high-tech, five-year MEGA tax credits today to fund expansion in the region. JAC Products, which also has a location in Shelby Township, Mich., was approved today for MEGA tax credits totaling $572,970 from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the State of Michigan. "The expansion of JAC Products in the Ann Arbor region can be credited to the wealth of advanced manufacturing talent...

2010-08-18 11:52:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Washtenaw Literacy, a non-profit organization devoted to ending adult illiteracy, has just launched a brand-new website designed to better support the agency's growing outreach efforts. The website's new architecture was developed by Washtenaw Literacy supporter Jacek Spiewla. Phire Branding Company provided a fresh new look to the website and other agency materials, working tirelessly with agency leadership to ensure that these resources convey...

2010-08-04 07:46:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ImageSoft, Inc., which provides technology solutions to automate, streamline and improve workplace processes, announced today that it was the recipient of The Best Fit Integrator award from The Center for Digital Government. ImageSoft was one of 12 companies nationally to earn the award and was acknowledged at an awards dinner August 1 in Rockport, Maine. This innovative contest allows government IT entities from throughout the country to...

2010-07-20 09:06:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Two southeast Michigan companies received high-tech, five-year MEGA tax credits today to help them expand in the region. Delphinus Medical Technologies and Quantum Signal were approved today for MEGA tax credits from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the State of Michigan. "The Ann Arbor region continues to be a magnet for growing, high tech companies," said Ann Arbor SPARK CEO Michael A. Finney. "Ann Arbor offers a truly unique...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.