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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

Coastal Automotive

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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Meet MBN Program Host Michael Melfi

Michigan Business Network
January 18, 2018 12:00 PM

Michael S. Melfi, J.D., MBA, is an attorney with Bodman PLC who represents emerging companies and established businesses in a wide array of technology and corporate matters. He has extensive experience mentoring, counseling, and securing funding for entrepreneurs, inventors, startups, and small businesses and their disruptive technologies.

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Navigating Time Management, Time Investment and Time Debt

Be Investable
January 12, 2018 2:00 PM


Michael Melfi is  joined by Elizabeth Grace Saunders, Founder and CEO of Real Life E Time Coaching and Speaking.

Real Life E is a time coaching and speaking company. In this podcast, Elizabeth talks about her three books,but focuses on 'Divine Time Management'.

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What's Next For Automation Alley In 2018

Michigan Business Beat
January 8, 2018 2:00 PM

Tom Kelly, Executive Director, CEO, Automation Alley, joins MBN's Chris Holman to talk about the 2017 year in review for Automation Alley including Integr8 and also a look ahead to 2018.

Automation Alley will also be hosting the Global Business Outlook for 2018 and Beyond, Thursday January 11, 2018 at their headquarters in Troy, MI.

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Who Can You Be in 2018?

Be Investable
January 4, 2018 3:00 PM

In this episode, Michael S. Melfi takes on New Year’s resolutions. What will your goals be in 2018? Where will your focus be? Who can you be in 2018 that is going to allow you to reach the greatest version of you? Michael gets down to the core of helping you identify where you want to go and then he offers tips and tools to reach the outcome. Start your year off in a great spot and tune into this podcast.

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