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The Ultimate MSU Men's Basketball Book

Michigan Business Beat
October 30, 2017 1:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Greg Sizelove Publisher and Design AND Jerry Jenkins who is the Writer and Researcher about the new book VICTORY FOR MSU: A 120 YEAR HISTORY OF SPARTAN MEN’S BASKETBALL. 

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A Conscious Company Explained

Be Investable
October 17, 2017 9:00 AM

Luni Libes, founder of Fledge, joins Michael all the way from the West Coast to talk about Fledge - the conscious company accelerator as well as his newest book. Investorflow.org. Is discussed. Investorflow.org is an online network where investors from all over the world can hear about opportunities that are in line with their interests.

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Entrepreneurship & Networking | Chris Holman

Michigan Business Beat
October 4, 2017 2:00 PM

Chris Holman, CEO/Founder of the Michigan Business Network, speaks on entrepreneurship and networking at "The Manifest Your Life Tour" while it made the stop in Lansing, MI. The event was held at Lansing Community College West Campus where other speakers such as Jeff Croley and Jason Lafay from the Michigan Creativity Group, Dan Hagors, Sales Professor at Lansing Community Colege, and Dr. Princess Fumi Hancock, CEO of Cambium Break also spoke on personal development. 

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Mike Morin: From An Investors Standpoint

Be Investable
October 3, 2017 11:00 AM

Mike Morin is the CEO of Start Garden in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He highlights his journey through business and offers great advice to entrepreneurs. Morin notes that “The challenge for any entrepreneur is that you need to be far enough ahead of the market that you have a big idea that has a chance to scale, but you can’t be so far ahead of the market that you have no mechanism for short term monetization” Morin highlights the Grand Rapids area and talks about what it means to be investable. He offers the view from an investor standpoint and reveals the one question he would ask a company he was thinking about investing in.

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Three Services for Entrepreneurs from Applied Licensing

Be Investable
September 27, 2017 4:00 PM

Tom and Kurt Baumgarten are co-founders and members of Applied Licensing, LLC. They assist investors and entrepreneurs in taking their ideas to market. With their skilled backgrounds and Thomas’ success as a patent attorney, they understand what it takes to bring a product to market or license it.

Not only do they have decades of experience, as lawyers, they are well-versed in the realm of patents and commercialization. Applied licensing provides 3 different types of services for inventors and entrepreneurs! If you have an idea or want to patent something, these are the go-to guys. They are angel investors who are willing to invest in the ideas and products of their clients to assist them in commercializing and getting them to market. Listen in to see how Applied Licensing can help you succeed!

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Equity Equals Peace & Prosperity Youth Interview Tony Henry

Equity Equals
September 27, 2017 3:00 PM

Peace & Prosperity Youth Action Movement explore the world of entrepreneurship with Tony Henry, founder of Top Notch Carpentry. Youth entrepreneurship is a focus of One Love Global in addition to education and leadership development. To learn more about One Love Global and how you can support young entrepreneurs, please visit www.oneloveglobal.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Profile of an innovative small business jewelry entrepreneur

Business Next
September 15, 2017 10:00 AM

Michael Rogers talks with Kevin Begola, owner of Titanium-Buzz.com. Kevin is a member of the Small Business Association of Michigan’s Leadership Council. From their website: “In 2007, Kevin took the jewelry world by storm when Titanium-Buzz became the first-ever retailer to offer camouflage wedding bands, an idea of Kevin's that was so popular it has since been copied by most jewelers in the industry (if you want the original and the best, you can find them here).

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Stars of the Techstars 2017 Mobility Cohort

Be Investable
September 14, 2017 4:00 PM

Be Investable gets the inside scoop 2017 Class of Techstars Mobility three of the eleven were interviewed in this PodCast. Hear from start-ups Busbot, Derq and Fathom, why they came to Detroit, all about their projects, what they're getting out of this experience, and inspiration of what it takes to be investable!

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A State of the Union Live from Ford Field!

Be Investable
September 14, 2017 3:00 PM

Join Be Investable for the State of the Union, live from Ford Field with Techstar Mentor, Ted Serbinski. The new partnership with Rocket Fiber is discussed. This partnership will bring gigabit internet to Techstars Detroit offices and the House for Founders… Internet that’s 1000 times faster than standard cable companies.

Ted talks about what is new at Techstars as well as introduces the 2017 Techstars Mobility Accelerator Class. The new cohort is the most diverse class yet, with 11 exciting start-up companies from around the world representing 5 different countries. Four new partners are joining the consortium: next 47, Bosch, InMotion and AAA. They join existing partners Ford, Verizon, Dana, Honda, Munich Re and Michelin.

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SBAM Leadership Council Profile of an Innovative Entrepreneurial Couple in Traverse City

Business Next
September 11, 2017 3:00 PM

Michael Rogers talks with Jay Harrington, who with his wife Heather own and operate Life and Whim in Traverse City. From their website: “Life and Whim was started by husband and wife team Jay and Heather Harrington, who moved to Traverse City for no particular reason (you could say on a whim) other than a desire to live a purposeful, meaningful, active and more simple life, and to expose their three young daughters to the magic this region offers. They started Life and Whim as a blog which served as their vehicle to share their experiences – both good and bad – of moving to a new place for a new life, and the lessons they learned along the way. What started as a blog has now grown into a passion project through which they can pursue their love of community, creativity and craft. In addition to founding Life and Whim, Jay and Heather also own and operate a brand strategy and design firm, Harrington, which serves a nationwide client base of sophisticated professional services firms.

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