[Corrected 7/12/11, 4:05 pm.See below.]Margarita Barry is throwing a party.
Who: Entrepreneurial, creative people in their 20s or 30s
Barry, 26, is the... Read more »
When most entrepreneurs wake up at night with their latest business or product idea, they would probably jot it down, go back to sleep and wait until the next morning to... Read more »
Though Angelique Johnson is pleased her team won the $27,000 top prize in the Michigan Business Challenge earlier this year, the University of Michigan student, who’s earning a doctorate in electrical... Read more »
Michigan got a little crazy last week.
TEDxUofM didn’t have same star power as the annual conference in California that inspired it. But the message was undeniably similar.
“Don’t get scared... Read more »
Rebecca Weisz was looking forward to studying entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan.
A freshman in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA), she was hoping to apply what... Read more »
Universities and colleges across Michigan may be scrambling to reduce costs as state officials weigh deep budget cuts to higher education. But programs that encourage entrepreneurship and innovation will likely be... Read more »
When Pfizer closed its Ann Arbor, MI-based research facility in 2008, taking over 2,000 jobs with it, the community mourned the loss of such a prestigious, high tech employer. BoroPharm,... Read more »
You’re pumping gas in the middle of an errand-filled Saturday afternoon. A commercial for the eatery down the road on the screen appears above the pump.
Suddenly, your stomach growls.
You... Read more »
Ghostly International, a high tech art house, recently moved its Ann Arbor operations to Tech Brewery. The company moved its three full time staff members as well as a “cadre... Read more »
The University of Michigan’s Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies awarded over $100,000 to student startups yesterday as part of its Michigan Business Challenge competition. One of... Read more »
Following a speech last week, six students approached Thomas Zurbuchen, associate dean of entrepreneurial programs at the University of Michigan, to ask him a few follow up questions
Of that six,... Read more »
Thanks to a recent decision by University of Michigan officials, services that support entrepreneurs and researchers will reap more benefits from U-M owned intellectual property. The Office of the Vice President... Read more »
If Ashley Hartmann had her way, the junior at the University of Michigan would leave the state after getting her degree.
“The job opportunities are horrendous in comparison to the rest... Read more »
Jerry Lynch, co-founder and executive vice president of Civionics, has experience navigating high-tech entrepreneurial ecosystems. And his experience has taught him that southeast Michigan is a premier place to grow a... Read more »
“There’s not any other place I’d rather be right now,” Brandon McNaughton said standing at the door of his lab space at the University of Michigan’s Venture Accelerator, which opened officially... Read more »
When Phillip Amaya, CEO of Arbor Photonics, was first brought in to head up the advanced laser processing company, he said he had every intention of locating the start up in... Read more »
Timothy Faley, the managing director of the University of Michigan’s Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute or Entrepreneurial Studies, has a unique way of measuring his job performance.
“It’s always... Read more »
[Corrected, 4:40pm. See below] Last month, Jon Medved, the founder of Jerusalem-based Israel Seed Partners, a multi-million dollar venture capital fund, came to the University of Michigan to give... Read more »
Last week, Michigan voters elected political outsider Rick Snyder, whose resume more closely resembles that of a technology entrepreneur than a career politician, as the state’s next governor.
Before stepping... Read more »
Jeffery Prough, CEO of Critical Signal Technologies, is taking an alternative approach to reforming the healthcare system. Instead of getting caught up in political debate, Prough is using his business to... Read more »