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11-10-2016: MWF Dolphin Tank Pitch Competition (Western MI)

Michigan Business Network
August 25, 2016 4:00 PM

Michigan Women’s Foundation (MWF), a non-profit organization that for 30 years has been working to achieve social and economic equality for Michigan’s women and girls, has unveiled the statewide finalists for its 2016 Dolphin Tank and the organization’s fifth annual Entrepreneur YOU Pitch Competition. The contest for Michigan-based female entrepreneurs is presented by MWF in partnership with Springboard Enterprises and sponsored by Consumers Energy, Fifth Third Bank, Ford Motor Company Fund, PNC, Independent Bank and Chase.

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Al Schulien getting the Word Out About RETAP

Michigan Business Beat
August 25, 2016 3:00 PM

Chris Holman recently caught up with Al Schulien, Retired Mechanical Engineer working with RETAP, which stands for Retired Engineers Technical Assistance Program. He got a breif career overview then they discussed RETAP. They are all retired engineers from across the entire state who have extensive experience and backgrounds in all phases of manufacturing and building operation.

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11-09-2016: MWF Dolphin Tank Pitch Competition (Eastern MI)

Michigan Business Network
August 25, 2016 2:00 PM

Michigan Women’s Foundation (MWF), a non-profit organization that for 30 years has been working to achieve social and economic equality for Michigan’s women and girls, has unveiled the statewide finalists for its 2016 Dolphin Tank and the organization’s fifth annual Entrepreneur YOU Pitch Competition. The contest for Michigan-based female entrepreneurs is presented by MWF in partnership with Springboard Enterprises and sponsored by Consumers Energy, Fifth Third Bank, Ford Motor Company Fund, PNC, Independent Bank and Chase.

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09-08-2016: MIBB Annual Meeting

Michigan Business Network
August 25, 2016 12:00 PM

Annual Meeting

Joint 2016 Annual Meeting of 

Michigan Israel Business Bridge 

and

MIBB Educational Foundation

 including installation of officers and new board members

and a special thank you to outgoing board members

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TechStars - Matt Levin of Donut Media, Cory James Hohs of HAAS Alert

The Trep Talk
August 25, 2016 9:00 AM

Michael had the great opportunity recently to visit TechStars facility in downtown Detroit. While there, he spoke with several innovative individuals from the next generation of mobility.  In this segment hear from Matt Levin and Cory James Hohs.

The automotive lifestyle is something to get excited about, and that’s why Matt Levin, Co-Founder and CEO of Donut Media, started his company. Levin has not only created success with the automotive videos he puts out, but also by surrounding himself with great coworkers and clients. Not everything is always smooth sailing (or should we say driving), Levin says that challenges are part of the job but he is always thinking creatively and out-of-the-box to overcome them. 

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For The Love Of Filmmaking

Show Biz Weekly
August 24, 2016 5:00 PM

Bret Miller, filmmaker and owner of Rumor Productions, returns to SBW with news and updates on his latest projects “Chasing The Star” and “Red Skies” both currently in post-production. Miller first film was “Some Are Born” with his partner at Rumor Productions, “Victor Lord”.

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Automated Cars, Internet Of Things, Pokemon Go And Bug Bounties

The Trep Talk
August 24, 2016 4:00 PM

We are moving fast and furiously to the life portrayed in the Jetson’s. What does this mean for the entrepreneurial community? Let’s take a look at some of the major stories we have seen in the media and what it means for entrepreneurs. Automated cars are upon us and no longer something of the future. It is only a matter of timenbefore they become part of our everyday life. So as an entrepreneur what can we learn from thenevolution of this industry? First, this is an emerging industry that is still in its infancy and a great place to make an impact in transforming peoples lives with a revolutionary idea, invention and business. Secondly, as this industry evolves, there will be pivots required based on industry demands and competition. Lastly, this is an industry that is heavily regulated with many potential opportunities for litigation, so you must be willing to deal with uncertainty and overcome these obstacles.

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What It takes To Be A Successful Startup

The Trep Talk
August 24, 2016 3:00 PM

As an entrepreneur and early stage investor operating at the intersection of Detroit's automotive dominance and its entrepreneurial resurgence, Ted Serbinski has strategically placed himself in the center of it all. He is the Managing Director of Techstars Mobility, the first US startup accelerator program focused on next-generation mobility technologies, but previously held the position as partner and founding team member of Detroit Venture Partners, so he knows what it takes to be a successful startup. If you want anyones advice, it's this guy's advice, so listen to the rest of the interview on The Trep Talk.

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Small Business Disasters Don't Have To Turn Into Insurance Calamities

Business Next
August 24, 2016 2:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Michael Fabian of Fabian Sklar and King in Farmington Hills, a law firm that represents small businesses after disasters occur. Fabian has suggestions on how to work with your insurance agent before and after a mishap to make sure you have the proper coverage and there are no surprises when it comes to filing a claim.

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Latest In Tech News For The Week Of August 18th, 2016

This Week in Small Business Technology
August 24, 2016 1:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Linda Daichendt, the executive director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about the State of Digital Marketing 2016. For the article click here

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