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So far Tember Shea has created 27 blog entries.

DetroitFashionHackathon April 20-22 To Feature Fashion, Design, eCommerce

ROYAL OAK - Lori McColl is the founder of Whim Detroit, a technology consultancy that designs and implements leading edge digital platforms and operating models mobile apps supporting the future of how organizations will engage customers.  She tells her story to Tember Shea, Director of Inforum’s InGAGE program, on this segment of M2 TechCast. McColl

By |2018-04-19T08:51:13-04:00April 19th, 2018|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Building Hugger, Practicing Historic Window Preservation In Downtown Detroit

ROYAL OAK - Amy Swift, founder of Building Hugger, who started her career as an architect doing sustainable designs. She left the corporate world to found a company that specializes in historic window restoration...and there are lot of old buildings downtown that can use her skills. Amy is interviewed on M2 TechCast by Tember Shea,

By |2018-03-21T15:02:30-04:00March 21st, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Inforum’s InGAGE Interviews Vaugahn Industry’s Learning-On-The-Job CEO Novak

ROYAL OAK -  Inforum InGAGE’s Tember Shea interviewS Katie Novak, President and CEO, Vaugahn Industries that brings a unique approach to application problems in the car-wash industry. Novak is a current InGAGE student and an award winning entrepreneur. She took over the role of CEO from her deceased brother in 2014. To listen, click on

By |2018-02-28T15:14:31-05:00February 28th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

InGAGE Interview: Spectalite Uses Bamboo Fiber Composites For Autos, Toys, Consumer Goods

ROYAL OAK - Inforum’s Tember Shea interviewed inGAGE Master Class participant Kylee Guenther, CEO of Spectalite, an advanced engineering materials supplier for bamboo fiber composites, suitable for making products such as Automotive Interiors, Houseware, Consumer products, Construction, Toys, Packaging, Sports and Recreation parts. Spectalite technologies use the incredible strength of bamboo to address some of the

By |2018-02-09T11:55:19-05:00February 4th, 2018|Entrepreneurs, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Inforum Tember Shea Tallies 2017 Successes Of inGAGE Women Entrepreneur Program

ROYAL OAK - Tember Shea, Director of the inGAGE program at Inforum, talks about the success experienced in 2017 by the program that helps train second stage women entrepreneurs running companies get them to $1 million in revenue or ready for an angel investor. Started in August 2012, inGAGE’s first seven cohorts have incorporated 38

By |2017-12-17T12:22:18-05:00December 17th, 2017|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

InGAGE Interview: Award-Winning DetroitMaid Expanding, Hiring

ROYAL OAK - Tember Shea, Director of InGAGE, interviews Danielle Smith, Founder & CEO, Detroit Maid. She just won $10,000 in the Dolphin Tank competition, a kinder, gentler Shark Tank. She is an NEIdeas award finalist and she is expanding and hiring. You can learn more about DetroitMaid by click on this link: www.detroitmaid.us To

By |2017-11-19T18:21:29-05:00November 19th, 2017|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Spellbound Books CEO, An InGAGE Alumni, Semi-Finalist In $1 Million Accelerate Michigan Contest

ROYAL OAK - Tember Shea, Director of Inforum’s InGAGE program, interviews Christina York, Founder & CEO, ALTality & Spellbound Books, a semi-finalist in the 2017 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. Spellbound is used at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor to distract children during painful and scary procedures. Now Spellbound has gone commercial to work

By |2017-10-17T17:30:17-04:00October 17th, 2017|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

MettleOps CEO, An InGAGE Graduate, Works To Increase Soldier Survivability

ROYAL OAK - Tember Shea, Director of Inforum’s InGAGE program, interviews Katie Bigelow, Founder, MettleOps, which recently secured a $9.1 Million contract with TARDEC to increase soldier survivability. Mettle Ops is a state and federal contracting entity of the larger Bigelow Family Holdings LLC.  It is located in Sterling Heights where its team converges from

By |2017-10-17T17:31:36-04:00October 17th, 2017|Entrepreneur, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Award Winning Akervall SISU Sport Mouth Guards – CEO Inforum InGAGE Graduate

ROYAL OAK - Inforum InGAGE Director Tember Shea interviews Sassa Akervall, CEO of Akervall Technologies, the manufacturer of SISU Sport Mouth Guards. Akervall ha become so successful, Sassa will be in California in November for the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala. ATI has been named to Inc. 5000’s fastest growing

By |2017-09-24T18:31:02-04:00September 24th, 2017|Entrepreneur, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Workit Health Helps Break Opioid Dependence With Online Platform

ROYAL OAK - There’s a critical problem facing America today - opioid dependence. An Ann Arbor startup called Workit Health has developed a path to recovery through an online platform that matches people with on-demand, in-person and virtual medical and psychosocial support to make addiction recovery private, affordable and convenient. Inforum’s InGage program director Tember

By |2017-07-19T14:13:30-04:00July 19th, 2017|Life Sciences, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|