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Entrepreneurs bring energy, imagination to ‘era of possibilities’ for Detroit

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 11:00 AM

MEDC hosts ‘Start MI Up’ to attract capital investment, build enthusiasm for ongoing transformation of Michigan economy

For three days (Oct. 1-3), entrepreneurs and innovators are assembling at “Start MI Up: Michigan Ventures Forward,” a gathering that focuses on emerging opportunities of start-up business in Detroit. While the emphasis is on attracting startups, there’s no looking past the long-term challenge of creating sustainable business enterprises. 

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Reminder: AIAM Upper Peninsula Aerospace Expo Kicks Off October 15

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 10:00 AM

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan would like to remind you about a very unique opportunity to participate in an upcoming aerospace expo. If you are interested in meeting new customers, suppliers and talent, this will be an event you and your staff will not want to miss.

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SBA Boosts Michigan’s Small Business Export Opportunities with $1,066,666 STEP AWARD

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 9:00 AM

Press Release Provided by SBA

Nationally, $18 Million Set to Promote Small Business Global Trade 

DETROIT – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that $18 million in funding has been awarded to 47 State international trade agencies through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), to support export growth among U.S. small businesses. In Michigan, the $1,066,666 award will support export development for eligible small business concerns (ESBCs) through financial assistance awards for trade missions, international sales trips and trade shows along with export legal trainings. MSF plans on supporting 226 ESBCs, with anticipated export sales totaling $113.3 million.

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$150,000 PRIME Grant to Help EmergingMicro-Entrepreneurs Gain Access to Capital

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 8:00 AM

News Release Provided by SBA

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SBA’s Michigan District Director Constance Payne Logan recognized by Great Lakes Women’s Business Council

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 6:00 PM

DETROIT – The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council recognized the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Director Constance Logan at its Diversity Honors event in Dearborn, Michigan on Monday, September 24, 2018. The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council  presented Logan with the Government Advocate of the Year Award in recognition of her work with the council in advancing opportunities for women-owned businesses.

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Benefits Michigan, Raising Small Business Optimism and Outlook

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 5:00 PM

By SBA Great Lakes Regional Administrator Rob Scott

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October proclaimed Michigan’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 2:00 PM

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Apply Now: STEP Application available on the Online Portal!

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 1:00 PM

FY19 Funding is available for eligible export activities

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NEWS RELEASE | Treasury: MI Student Aid Outreach Team Touring Lower Peninsula in October

Michigan Business Network
October 2, 2018 9:00 AM

Treasury Program Go-To Resource for Learning How to Pay for College

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan families and students looking for help paying for college should save the date for one of MI Student Aid’s financial aid workshops traveling throughout the Lower Peninsula in October, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury).

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Michigan Festivals for October 2018

Party @ MI Place
October 1, 2018 7:00 AM

 

MFEA, the Michigan Festivals and Events Association shares the calendar of festivals around Michigan for  October 2018.

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