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Michigan Celebrates Small Business 2018 Let the Celebration Begin!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 2, 2018 11:00 PM

#MCSB2018 Nobody celebrates entrepreneurship quite like Michigan. It's officially awards week, and we're ready to party. May 3 | 5:00 PM | The Lansing Center | Lansing, MI.  See you on the Red Carpet! Michigan is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate our small businesses. If you're attending, make sure to stop by the MEDC red carpet livestream from
5:00 - 5:30 PM.

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MVCA Brings Investments into Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2018 3:00 PM

Maureen Miller Brosnan, Executive Director, MVCA - Michigan Venture Capital Association joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher on this segment of Michigan Business Network.

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Getting Technology out of the Lab into the Marketplace

Be Investable
May 1, 2018 9:00 AM

Be Investable welcomes Errol Arkilic program director for the National Science Foundation I-Corps to the show. The National Science Foundation I-Corps uses Steve Blank Lean Launchpad curriculum to teach scientists and engineers how to make their technology out of the lab and into the marketplace. He is also the founder of M34 Capital, a seed capital fund that focuses on early-stage project being spun out of academic and corporate research labs.

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Transformational Leadership with Christy Whitman

Be Investable
April 30, 2018 11:00 AM

On this episode of Be Investable is Life Coach, Christy Whitman. Christy was thirty pounds overweight, nearly $90,000 in debt and unhappy in virtually every aspect of her life until one day she achieved greater self-discovery, mastery, and personal empowerment. As a two-time New York Times best-selling author she has created a library of personal development programs and works with many celebrities (who she cannot name) to assist them in having it all!

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National Small Business Week Starts Sunday

Pure Lansing
April 26, 2018 11:00 AM

This year's National Small Business Week will be held from April 29 – May 5, 2018.

WASHINGTON, The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda  McMahon will start the week in Washington, D.C., where she will recognize and award outstanding small business owners and Resource Partners from around the country. She will continue the week with a bus road show starting in Jacksonville, Fla. and then continue on to  South Carolina and North Carolina.  Each stop she will meet with small business owners, visit small businesses and hold roundtable discussions. Additionally, virtual events, recognition and educational opportunities throughout SBA's 10 Regions and 68 Districts will be held throughout the week. 

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Nine Opportunity Zone Designations Approved Across the Tri-County Region

Pure Lansing
April 10, 2018 1:00 PM

Designation Increases Economic Investment Opportunities

Lansing, MI – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced the approval of new Opportunity Zone designations Monday, including within nine communities across the Tri-County region. Opportunity Zones, established through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, are intended to spur private investment, economic growth, and job creation in distressed areas, through tax incentives tied to the longevity of the investments. Governor Snyder with support from the Michigan State Housing and Development Authority (MSHDA) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) submitted Michigan’s application for 288 eligible zones from across the state.

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Future of Small Business In Great Hands

Michigan Business Beat
March 29, 2018 5:00 PM

Chris Holman talks welcomes Carol L. Cain, CBS 62 Senior Producer & Detroit Free Press Columnist, Host, Michigan Matters, Detroit. They cover how small business is in great hands with the ambition and innovation of the upcoming generations.

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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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