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.

M2 TechCast: HyGenesis Reduces Contamination On Hands, Surfaces, Textiles

ROYAL OAK - On this segment of M2 TechCast, Keith Brophy, state director of the Michigan Small Business Development Center, interviews HyGenesis chief operating officer Robert Kosnik who describes his product Hand Armor. A single application of HyGenesis technologies can reduce surface contamination on hands for hours, on surfaces for months and on textiles for up to

M2 TechCast: MISBDC’s Brophy Interviews Test4Time Founder – Automated Reward Systems For Youngsters To Learn Math

ROYAL OAK - Test 4 Time is an automated reward system for youngsters learning mathematics.  The reward is the use of a product of their choice for a given amount of time.  That could mean time on a video game, a television, a computer, basically anything that plugs into a wall.  The amount of time

Michigan SBDC To Host Monthly Segment On M2 TechCast Internet Radio Show

GRAND RAPIDS - Starting this fall, the Michigan SBDC will host a monthly segment on the M2 (squared) TechCast Internet radio show. M2 TechCast is a live news show hosted by longtime technology writers Mike Brennan and Matt Roush. Every Monday from 3 – 4 p.m. you can listen to Mike and Matt interview local

How To Deal With The Mistakes You Make When Running A Small Business

LANSING - Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with business coach and consultant Tom Borg about dealing with the mistakes you make when running a small business, developing and implementing good customer service policies, the value of proactively addressing change in your small business and how to implement

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Mobile App Developer Workshop For Non-Techie Entrepreneurs July 28 In Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS - Entrepreneurs who aren’t that tech savvy, but need to know how to speak geek to application developers have a chance to learn how to do that July 28 at a Mobile App Bootcamp scheduled for Grand Valley State University. The workshop is co-hosted by the Michigan Small Business Development Center, the Mobile

Michigan Mobile Musings: Boot Camp for Non-Tech Entrepreneurs -SBDC-West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS - The use of Mobile/Wireless technologies are fast becoming a critical element in the growth and productivity of companies in every industry. Often there are entrepreneurs with exciting ideas of ways that they can use these technologies to facilitate growth for their firm or serve their customers more effectively, but they don't know

Labor Department Announces Update To Overtime Rule For Salaried Employees

GRAND RAPIDS - For the first time in 12 years, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced an update to the overtime rule that will greatly impact America's middle class. The ruling, officially announced by President Barack Obama and Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on May 18, increases the salary threshold for paid overtime from

Internet Advisor: MI-SBDC’s Cochrane Talks Tech Initiatives On West Side Of State

DETROIT - Sandra Cochrane is a full-time Technology Business Consultant for the MI-SBDC. In this position she assists start-up and early-stage high-tech companies. Services she provides to clients include business plan development, accessing capital, strategic planning, and general business consultation. On Saturday’s show she represents a perspective on the tech initiatives that are developing on

Logic Solutions Co-Hosts How To Build Successful Mobile App Bootcamp April 12 In East Lansing

ANN ARBOR - Logic Solutions will co-host the “How to Build a Successful Mobile App: A Bootcamp for Non-Tech Entrepreneurs” workshop on April 12 at the Technology Innovation Center in East Lansing. The event is targeted toward businesses interested in learning how to work with a mobile developer to bring their mobile app ideas from