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Kidpreneur Achieves Success with Zollipops 

Michigan Business Beat
March 29, 2018 2:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Kidpreneur Alina Morse about her success she achieved with her brilliant invention of the Zollipop. This delicious treat not only tastes good but it also cleans and strengthens your teeth.

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The "CEO Whisperer" Cameron Herold

Be Investable
March 21, 2018 4:00 PM

Known around the world as the CEO Whisperer, Cameron Herold joined Michael Melfi to talk about his early entrepreneurial days starting at age 7, phoning dry cleaning locations to pay him to collect coat hangers and having 14 employees at age 21 to helping build two $100 million dollar companies, writing multiple books, and founding the COO Alliance.

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Award-Winning Innovator & Marketer Chris Denson

Be Investable
March 15, 2018 2:00 PM

Chris Denson, award-winning innovator, marketer, recovering comedian and host of the Innovation Crush interview series, joins Michael Melfi on the Be Investable podcast.

An expert at uncovering the best thinking and commonalities across a diverse array of cultures, Chris has applied his knowledge and expertise to the likes of The White House, Google Launchpad, and Omnicom Media Group. Chris touches on the shining moments in his career, great innovation and the importance of the ability to be nimble in business. Listen today for great insight on Chris's experiences, successes, and failures in business. 

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | SBDC's Role in Preparation

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
March 13, 2018 9:00 AM

Join Michigan’s small business celebration! Tickets are now available for the 14th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala, held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Lansing. 

In the SoundCloud PodCast embedded below Michigan Celebrates Co-Founder Chris Holman speaks with Michigan SBDC's Special Projects Coordinator Joshua Marko.

As Michigan Celebrates Small Business Annual Celebration less than two months away Chris Holman speaks with SBDC's Joshua Marko. They discuss what's been going on all year in preparation? Founding organization Michigan SBDC now the event coordinator. Who is being recognized in May? (categories). They also cover the nominations process... narrowed to awardees. Founders to recognize, Partners to recognize, along with details the business community might not realize about MCSB.
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The Inspiring Story of Serial Entrepreneur Richard Simtob

Be Investable
March 12, 2018 12:00 PM

Michael Melfi is joined by Richard Simtob, serial entrepreneur and Partner at Zoup!

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The Lansing Entrepreneur YOU Conference comes to Lansing March 9th

Michigan Business Beat
February 28, 2018 10:00 AM

Joyce Suber, Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher to talk about The Lansing Entrepreneur YOU Conference, which is to be held on Friday, March 9 from 8:30-3:30 pm at Lansing Community College.

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Red Cedar Renaissance Development Agreement Heads to Lansing City Council for Consideration

Pure Lansing
February 26, 2018 3:00 PM

Key Michigan Avenue Corridor Project Could Take a Major Step Forward

Lansing, MI – A key development proposal situated on the Michigan Avenue corridor could be taking a major step forward next week. Following five years of detailed negotiations, the Red Cedar Renaissance development agreement is headed to Lansing City Council for a 30-day introduction, public hearing and consideration, beginning on Monday, February 26.

Redevelopment of the former Red Cedar golf course site at the intersection of US-127 and Clippert Street would strengthen the connection between the State Capitol and Michigan State University. The development agreement includes plans for a multigenerational mixed-used global village, which incorporates diversified housing options, a main street, a river view restaurant, parks, connection to the river trail, low impact environmental design, and new hotels; all elements identified through three public charrettes.

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | 2018 Event Tickets Now Available

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
February 26, 2018 12:00 PM

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Join Michigan’s small business celebration! Tickets are now available for the 14th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala, held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Lansing.

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Enjoying the Process of Entrepreneurial Success

Be Investable
February 20, 2018 9:00 AM

Michael Melfi is joined by Dave Meltzer, CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, one of the world’s leading sports and entertainment marketing agencies.

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Entrepreneurs Gain Support Through LEAP

Pure Lansing
February 7, 2018 3:00 PM

Seven Regional Entrepreneurial Support Organizations Receive $15,000 to Enhance Entrepreneurialism

Lansing, MI – The three county Lansing area is a great place for entrepreneurs to grow their ideas, due to strong ecosystem support. As one of many efforts to build, grow, and sustain a culture of entrepreneurship, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) awarded $15,000 in Regional Innovation Network Group (RING) grants recently.

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