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TechStars: Lyden Foust of Spatial, Numaan Akram of Rally

The Trep Talk
August 28, 2016 12:00 PM

Michael had the great opportunity recently to visit TechStars facility in Detroit and spoke innovators Lyden Foust founder of Spatial and Numaan Akram founder of Rally.

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TechStars - Sameer Saproo of Braiq

The Trep Talk
August 27, 2016 11:00 AM

Michael had the great opportunity recently to visit TechStars facility in Detroit and spoke innovator Sameer Saproo of Braiq.

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09-08-2016: Make Your Business Legal

Michigan Business Network
August 26, 2016 2:00 PM

For prospective business owners, this course is an introduction to the different types of legal entities that are appropriate for structuring a new business to help protect them from unnecessary legal challenges. Those already in business will learn about business liability issues, along with basic elements of a contract, collections, licenses, registrations, employment, property issues, leasing and insurance. Also covered is intellectual property including copyrights, patents, trademarks and privacy policies.

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TechStars: Jake Moskowitz of Voyhoy, Greta Cutulenco of Acerta

The Trep Talk
August 26, 2016 1:00 PM

Michael had the great opportunity recently to visit TechStars facility in Detroit and spoke innovators Jake Moskowitz of Voyhoy and Greta Cutulenco of Acerta.

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09-07-2016: Social Media 102

Michigan Business Network
August 26, 2016 12:00 PM

Online

Find out which networks are right for you and how to use them.

You’ve thought about what social networks to use for your business or nonprofit, and you’re ready to take the next step. Where do you go from there? This seminar will give you a closer look at the popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram. 

We’ll show you the benefits of using each, what kind of content to create, tips on using photos and videos, and examples of how other organizations are marketing with them. You’ll also get tips on how to use analytics tools to tell if your social media activity is working.

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Events, Baby Boomers, & Mistakes to Avoid When Launching a Product

This Week in Small Business
August 26, 2016 11:00 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with noted small business advocate Chris Holman and Chris’ Michigan Business Network colleague Jeffrey Mosher about covering events like the Center for Automotive Research's 2016 CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, the Michigan Lean Consortium's Annual Conference, DTX Launch Detroit Showcase and the Great Lakes Lenders Conference. Michael and Chris also discuss “baby boomers” as a hot market for startups, the pitfalls of selling a business when you are not well prepared and five mistakes to avoid when launching a new product or service.

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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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