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Baseball, More Than a Game | Leadership Low Down

Leadership Low Down
November 18, 2019 11:00 AM

Tom Dickson leads his organization with a simple mission based upon providing family fun entertainment and positively outrageous customer service at a fair price. With those values, the Lansing Lugnuts have broken attendance records and become one of the most recognizable and respected teams in Minor League Baseball.

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AMIC Announces EVOQ Therapeutics as Grand Prize Recipient

Michigan Business Network
November 16, 2019 12:00 PM

Attendees Celebrate 10 Years of Critical Funding and Support for Michigan Startups 

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC), a program of Invest Detroit’s ID Ventures, Wednesday November 13th announced EVOQ Therapeutics was selected as the grand prize recipient at the tenth annual pitch competition. The pitch competition celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the pitching competition, which provides critical funding and support for Michigan startups.

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Business Sports Luncheon with Tom Dickson (video, photos)

Michigan Business Network
November 5, 2019 2:00 PM

Sports Entrepreneur, Tom Dickson speaks at the Michigan Business Network's annual Business Sports Luncheon on October 30th at the MSU U-Club.

ABOUT TOM
Tom Dickson has been one of the chief entrepreneurs in the business of sports, launching his first professional sports team in 1996 - the Class-A baseball team Lansing Lugnuts - and spearheading the team's home, Cooley Law Stadium. The Lugnuts have been one of the most successful minor league baseball teams in history. In 2007, Tom founded Professional Sports Catering - a foodservice company specializing in operating MiLB ballparks around the country.

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MCSB's Economic Impact

Michigan Business Network
October 8, 2019 11:00 AM

The 15th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala recognized awardees for the creation of 12,506 jobs and the generation of $1.6 billion of revenue.

Will your favorite small business contribute to these numbers in 2020?

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business - Nominations & Who We Are

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
September 26, 2019 12:00 PM

Nominations for the 2020 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program are officially open!  Nominate your favorite small business today!!

Why nominate a company for MCSB?

Awardees of the program receive significant statewide exposure and gain the honors of a program that they may proclaim to customers and peers.

Submitting a nomination is easy, and self-nomination is encouraged.

Simply visit www.michigancelebrates.org to get started!

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business 2020 Nominations are OPEN!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
September 16, 2019 9:00 AM

Nominations for the 2020 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program are officially open, including the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award!

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Report | Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Has 37 Venture-Backed Startups

Michigan Business Network
August 27, 2019 2:00 PM

ANN ARBOR – A new report shows there are 37 venture-backed startups in Detroit’s growing startup community, a 54 percent increase in the last five years.

These findings come from EntryPoint, an organization that uses a data-driven approach to advance entrepreneurship, today announced the release of the 2019 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report.

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Finding out about John Anderson and 'Replace Retirement: Living Your Legacy in the Exponential Age'

Michigan Business Beat
August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Chris Holman catches up with John Anderson: Author and co-founder of The CEO Advantage, of Michigan. He speaks with this lifelong business strategist and entrepreneur. John was the first coach to work with Verne Harnish, during the time that Harnish developed Gazelles Inc., which is now considered one of the leading executive coaching organizations.

 

 

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Forbes Praises Michigan’s Robust Startup Ecosystem

Michigan Business Network
July 23, 2019 9:00 AM

Michigan continues to receive recognition as a place for entrepreneurs to grow and expand their business, especially as startups and venture capitalists search for new opportunities. The state’s growing venture capital network, robust startup ecosystem, widespread university commercialization support and attractive quality of life have combined to establish Michigan as an attractive destination for emerging companies.

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Detroit Teen Entrepreneur Gaining Experience in YE and His Business

Michigan Business Beat
July 19, 2019 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Dylan McConnell, a student at Cornerstone, who was attending the Youth Entrepreneur Summit in Detroit. He is just one example, with his t-shirt company, of a Detroit teen changing his life and the common narrative about Michigan. He's a Senior who started a business in 8th grade. Founder+ Owner of Heir Customs. While also attending Cornerstone Health + Technology High School.

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