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Recent Bank Hacking by Russians

This Week in Small Business Technology
March 2, 2015 4:00 PM

Michael Rogers talks with Linda Daichendt, executive director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about recent MTAM events and activities, Russians hacking banks, mobile phone users yearn for longer battery life, cellphones using WiFi and Sprint offering a 12 gb data plan.

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Young Entrepreneur Academy

Michigan Business Beat
March 2, 2015 2:00 PM

What is the Michigan Chamber of Commerce doing about young and aggressive, innovative people who want to start business as well? We are going to spend a little time here with Bob Thomas, senior director of operations and executive director of the Michigan Chamber Foundation. We are going to talk about the upcoming new Young Entrepreneur Academy that they have started.

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What Happens When Environmental and Entrepreneurial Passion Combine?

Business Next
March 2, 2015 12:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Yvonne LeFave, president of Go Green Trikes, LLC. Go Green Trikes is a new smart local green delivery service in the Greater Lansing area that launched on Earth Day April 22, 2014. They use heavy duty electric-assist trikes, through April and November, that are capable of carrying 600 pounds payloads and going 15 mph for up to 100 miles.

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Potential Changes Could be Seen at Your Favorite Pub

Michigan Business Beat
March 2, 2015 11:00 AM

In this segment Chris speaks with Scott Ellis, executive director of the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association headquartered in Lansing, MI tells us a little bit about some of the challenges that could affect your favorite local pub as well as the legislative changes that need to be made.

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Mini Maker Space Encouraging Creativity in Kids

Business Next
February 27, 2015 5:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Melissa Allen, owner of The Mini Maker Space, Lansing’s newest kid focused maker space. Maker spaces focus on teaching the community how to make and create things. The Mini Maker Space does the same thing, but for kids. Creativity and curiosity are encouraged in a safe environment, with hands on teaching.

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Business Spotlight on Choose Friendship Company

Business Next
February 27, 2015 4:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks to Jenna Smart, business development manager at Choose Friendship Company a Michigan 50 Companies to Watch in 2014. Choose Friendship Company is a manufacturer of craft kits for children and teens.

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Small Business Leaders Meet in Phoenix

This Week in Small Business
February 27, 2015 3:00 PM

Michael Rogers talks with small business advocate Chris Holman about what he learned from attending the latest National Small Business Association board meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Michael and Chris also talk about financing health care, the controversy over Michigan’s MEGA tax credits, tips for hiring millennials and crafting effective business plans.

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Focus on Michigan Business

Michigan Business Beat
February 27, 2015 2:00 PM

In this segment we focus on all things business and all things Michigan. We will get a little update on the Michigan Political Leadership Program, buildings and businesses keeping up with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the late Charlie Cain inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame. All that and more when we spend a little time with Charlie’s sister, Carol L. Cain, CBS 62 Senior Producer, Detroit Free Press Columnist, and host of Michigan Matters.

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04-30-2015: 2015 Pure Michigan Gaming Summit

Michigan Business Network
February 27, 2015 12:30 PM

Pure Michigan Business Connect
April 30, 2015

Pure Michigan Business Connect, in partnership with Greektown Casino Hotel, MGM Grand Detroit, and MotorCity Casino Hotel, is hosting the state's first matchmaking summit specific to the gaming industry in Detroit, Michigan on April 30, 2015. 

Along with matchmaking sessions, the event will feature information on how to become licensed to work with the casinos.

This is an invite-only event, so please review the needs posted below and apply to those that are relevant to your company for the opportunity to be selected to meet with these premier casino hotels.

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03-17-2015: T-Summit 2015

Michigan Business Network
February 27, 2015 12:30 PM

Michigan State University Office of the Provost Undergraduate Education
Monday, March 16 – Tuesday, March 17, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. –To determine how industry and higher education can better work together to produce professionals who use new technologies, business models and societal innovation, MSU and IBM will host a discussion among corporate, professional, government and higher education leaders from across the nation.

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