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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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Guardian Industries a Company Invested in Youth Entrepreneurs

Michigan Business Beat
July 18, 2019 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Mazy Gillis, Vice President of Human Resources, Americas, Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, MI. She discusses the 2nd Annual YE Summit and why it is so important for companies like Guardian to support students becoming entrepreneurs and helping to improve business curriculum.

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American Fifth and Dreaming Big

Leadership Low Down
June 28, 2019 1:00 PM

Starting a new business is tough, but starting a distilling company with industry giants all around and regulations that are firm and tight....Well its the kind of things dreams are made of! Rick Wyble is the President and Head Distiller for American Fifth, a new company emerging on the downtown Lansing scene!

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2019 Mackinac Policy Conference with Chris Holman

Michigan Business Network
June 18, 2019 3:00 PM

The Michigan Business Network had the opportunity to attend the 2019 Mackinac Policy Conference where they caught up with some of Michigan's top industry experts and leaders. These series of interviews took place at the Grand Hotel located on the beautiful Mackinac Island, May 29th and 30th.

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Monish Jirge | Why international Talent/Students Choose Michigan as a Place to Study?

Michigan Business Beat
June 12, 2019 6:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Monish Jirge, Global Innovative Thinker, from the greater Detroit Area to the Lansing studio. 

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Pitch For $K

Michigan Business Network
June 6, 2019 2:00 PM

FLINT, Mich., June 6th, 2019 – 100K Ideas in partnership with the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an idea pitch competition on August 1st, 2019 at 5:30pm located at The Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw Street in Flint. 

Pitch For $K is designed to foster the entrepreneur mindset in our community along with creating an inclusive support system to assist individuals in moving their idea, product or business forward. 100K Ideas, in partnership with the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, aspire to create a platform for individuals in our community to refine, explore and push their product, service or business ideas forward while acquiring startup capital, building advisor and investor networks and raising visibility of the talent that comes from our community
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WomanUp & Pitch Business Plan & Pitch Competition

Michigan Business Network
June 4, 2019 9:00 AM


This competition is a funding opportunity for women who wish to start a new for-profit business or grow an existing business. Entry applications will be accepted from May 1 - June 7 and contests will be held in three locations – Detroit, Grand Rapids and Jackson. Thirty total finalists will be selected, ten in each location, divided into two categories: Growth and Lifestyle. All finalists receive support services and technical assistance and the three winners from each category will win cash prizes.

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Foster Swift | Zachary W. Behler, Patents 101

Michigan Business Network
May 8, 2019 5:00 PM

Chris Holman speaks with Zachary W. Behler, Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC, Lansing, they have 5 branches across MI. 

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MEDC | Site Readiness Program Deadline May 1st

Michigan Business Network
April 25, 2019 4:00 PM

Michigan to Gain Competitive Advantage in Attracting New Businesses Through New Site Readiness Program

Program will bring available sites closer to “shovel ready” status

Grants of up to $100,000 available to local partners for assistance with site readiness preparation

In an ongoing effort to expand the state’s economic development toolkit, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced a new program today aimed at boosting Michigan’s inventory of available properties ready to compete for business attraction projects. Working with local partners to identify areas for improvement, MEDC has launched the Michigan Site Readiness Program, giving Michigan cities and sites a competitive advantage in business attraction and expansion projects.

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | 2019 Event Tickets Now Available

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
March 1, 2019 2:00 PM

Reserve Your Tickets for the 15th Annual Awards Gala! Michigan Celebrates Small Business is getting ready to roll out the red carpet for Michigan's small businesses, and we want to celebrate with you!

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