Michigan Small Business Development Center

The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) enhances Michigan’s economic wellbeing by providing counseling, training and research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies.

Infrastructure Problems Drag On Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Economy

GRAND RAPIDS - Problems with Michigan’s infrastructure go beyond deteriorating roads and bridges. Michigan also ranks poorly — 42nd among the 50 states — in terms of digital connectivity, according to an annual report on entrepreneurship in the state. The scorecard issued annually by Michigan Celebrates Small Business and the Small Business Association of Michigan ranks the state

Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awardees Announced

LANSING - From Detroit to Marquette, small businesses are growing, innovating and shaping their communities. Now the list of 2019 Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awardees has been released. 2019 Awardees Michigan 50 Distinguished Alumni Award – Strategically Focused MMI Engineered Solutions, Inc. – Saline Michigan 50 Distinguished Alumni Award – Most Engaged Workplace Armor Protective Packaging

MISBDC New State Director Collins Talks Helping Michigan’s Small Businesses Grow

ROYAL OAK - J.D. Collins, the new State Director for the Michigan Small Business Development Center, introduces himself and explains what the MISBDC does to help entrepreneurs make their dreams come true. J.D. Collins To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e157-jd-collins-state-director-misbdc

Inductive Intelligence To Represent Michigan AT SBDC Client Showcase In DC

GRAND RAPIDS  – Inductive Intelligence, nominated by the Michigan Small Business Development Center, has been selected to represent the work of America’s Small Business Development Centers  at the Fourth Annual Client Showcase Reception on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on February 12. Inductive Intelligence is one of ten businesses selected from across the ASBDC’s national

Michigan Celebrates Nominations Extended Through November 12

LANSING - Nominations for the Michigan Celebrates Small Business have been extended until Nov. 12. All Michigan businesses deserve to be celebrated, so the Michigan Small Business Development Center is leaving the nominations open for one more week. Don’t miss your chance to join some of the best second-stage businesses in Michigan in Lansing for

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business Recap

ROYAL OAK - The Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, just concluding its 14th year, concluded on May 3 honoring scores of business leaders, companies and associations. Joshua Marko, Special Projects Coordinator for the Michigan Small Business Development Center, discusses the Big Show on this segment of M2 Techcast. To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/internet-advisor-755109612/m2-techcast-125-mich-small-bus-dev-center

MISBDC Launches 2030 Initiative To Help Small Business Deal With Technology

ROYAL OAK - Where are we headed in terms of small business development in the year 2030? The Michigan Small Business Development Center is working on that in its 2030 plan. How does drone technology impact business. Autonomous Vehicles. Cybersecurity. Artificial Intelligence all are under review by the MISBC. Jennifer Deamud, Associate State Director of

MISBDC Segment: Decypher Corp. Helping Businesses Transition From Manual To Automated Reports

ROYAL OAK - On the Michigan Small Business Development Center segment of M2 TechCast, CEO Keith Brophy interviews Andrew Agbay, founder and President of Decypher Corp of Berkley, Michigan, helping businesses transition from manual reporting to automated, meaningful reports. In the interview, Agbay answers these questions: What Decypher Corp does, and what makes his business

MISBDC Update: Akervall SISU Mouth Guards Win Awards, Offering New Products

ROYAL OAK - Sassa Akervall, Chief Operating Officer of Akervall Technologies, joins M2 TechCast on a segment co-hosted by the Michigan Small Business Technology Center’s Kayo Ramirez, an SBDC tech consultant. Akervall is the manufacturer of SISU Sports Mouth Guards. Made from non-compressible thermopolymer and only 1.6 mm thin, SISU Mouth Guards are engineered to

Deadline To Nominate For 2018 Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Nov. 15

LANSING - Nov. 15 is the deadline to apply for the 2018 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards that will be awarded next May at a gala held at the Lansing Center. You may nominate a company for the following categories: Michigan 50 Companies To Watch Michigan 50 Alumni Awards Small Business Innovation Award. The 2018 Michigan Celebrates