Michigan Surveys - A Look At Sentiment & Inflation


2016 Consumer Data 2016 Consumer Economics Consumer Sentiment Inflation Michigan Consumer SentimentA Look At Consumer Sentiment & Inflation [link].

Damaged Pure Michigan Brand Impedes Economic Development

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Pure Michigan is a Damaged Brand. As a Michigan resident I’ve followed the developments in Flint with a mixture of horror, sadness, outrage, and confusion. The focus of this post is about the damage that has been done to the state of Michigan’s brand, Pure Michigan.

Michigan Innovation — Gonzeaux Tour Begins

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Three Oaks, Michigan, Monday May 7 — Gonzeau Tour Begins. State of Michigan Innovation. Michigan has had it tough these last few years. But let’s not forget Michigan’s greatest innovation: Motown.

Speaking at the Michigan Lean Startup Conference

Instigator Blog

I must say that I was very surprised when I was asked to speak at the Michigan Lean Startup Conference on May 17th. Now to dust off my Keynote skills… Year One Labs michigan lean startup conference speaking year one labs(Powered by LaunchBit ). The lineup includes some awesome speakers and Lean Startup / customer development experts: Steve Blank , Ash Maurya , Dan Martell , Brant Cooper , Patrick Vlaskovits , Dave Feinleib and Noah Kagan.

One Hand Clapping – Entrepreneurship In Ann Arbor, Michigan

Steve Blank

I spent a few days in March in Ann Arbor Michigan as a guest of Professor Thomas Zurbuchen , Associate Dean for Entrepreneurial Programs, and Doug Neal , Director of Center for Entrepreneurship in the Engineering School at the University of Michigan.

Ask the VC Live - University of Michigan

Ask The VC

Michigan Small Biz Giveaway … and Why Not Your State and Mine Too?

Up and Running

I recently found out about this very interesting Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. If I read this right, the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is going to give half a million dollars in real money to the Michigan company that wins its grand prize at the November event.

Michigan MeetUp: Women Mentoring Women On Work Life Balance


The post Michigan MeetUp: Women Mentoring Women On Work Life Balance appeared first on. ‘There are more CEOs named John in the US than women’ ( via ). Now let that sink in. If women don’t get together to move the world, nothing will change.

How Michigan Could Lead A Change In Online Gambling

Inc Startups

Michigan is one of a very few number of states considering to allow for Internet gambling, including poker

Entrepreneurs: Do you want to win the Michigan international business plan competition? Try, it’s worth it!

Grade A Entrepreneurs

That’s definitely the case of Ann Arbor in Michigan, an incredibly energetic University town with a real quality of life, a highly educated workforce… and one of the best music organization in the country. So, if you are an entrepreneur, here is a good reason to move to Michigan.

Michigan: Means Aerospace and Defense

Inc Startups

The state's unique business development programs and sophisticated manufacturing base help businesses of all sizes tap into aerospace and defense contracts

How To Name Your Startup And Brands


I’m a week and a half old in Ann Arbor, Michigan, so it was quite interesting to talk to another Startup founder over a falafel wrap. It’s going to reach Michigan in the winter time. We’re called the high five state if you look at the map of Michigan.

Naming 254

Mentorship Community: Work-Life Balance Does Not Exist!


Culture Our Story Branding mentorship communities for women Storytelling techniques Women mentorship michigan Women's mentorship work-life balance for womenL ast month, I began a social experiment around female mentorship.

Consumer Confidence (Data: November 2016)


The final reading of the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States rose to 98.2 2016 December Consumer Sentiment American Style Consumer Expenditure Consumer Consumer Sentiment Michigan Consumer Sentiment

Why You Should Move Your Startup to Holland, Michigan

Inc Startups

The Midwest is actually a thriving startup ecosystem, though it lacks the capital flow of Silicon Valley, according to a new study

New Master of Entrepreneurship Program | University of Michigan

Campus Entrepreneurship

The University of Michigan, a leader across many disciplines (and my alma mater) has announced the creation of a Master of Entrepreneurship. I was fortunate to interview Michigan Alum and supporter Sam Zell a few months back and it was evident in our short talk that Michigan, its leaders, and supporters were fully aware of the interdisciplinary nature of entrepreneurship. via Master of Entrepreneurship | University of Michigan.

AP-BKC--Michigan-Charlotte Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News


Wisconsin Will Recount Votes After Green Party's Jill Stein Files Petition

Inc Startups

Pennsylvania and Michigan may be next

AP-BKC--Michigan-NC State Box

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This Award-Winning Michigan Entrepreneur Figured Out How to Make Work a Place You Want to Go Instead of Where You Have to Go

Inc Startups

Chances are you spend more time at work than you do at home or at play. So shouldn't it be fun and engaging? How to Hire the Best

Small Business Spotlight: Amy Proos

Up and Running

Proos Manufacturing recently announced that Amy Proos won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award in Michigan & Northwest Ohio. In 2012, Proos was recognized by MiBiz as one of 50 Michigan Companies to Watch. and particularly in West Michigan.

Ford vs. Chevy was a one-sided matchup in Michigan

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Ford vs. Chevrolet is always a subplot to watch when the top auto racers come to Michigan BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP)

America, where everybody has a chance to win

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Miss New York, now Miss America, is a Syracuse native and University of Michigan graduate, her name is Nina Davuluri. The new Miss America is a real stunner. I saw the clips at a pub — they had the sound turned down.

GM, Raising the Innovation Sting Ray

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Innovation Politics & Government Cadillac Cadillac ATS car car company bail out Car of the year winner 2013 car romance cars Corvette Creativity General Motors GM GM Innovation innovation emergency Malibu MI MI Innovation Michigan Michigan innovation Sting Ray US government car bailout

Kurt Busch wins pole at Michigan, second of season

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Kurt Busch won his second NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season Friday in qualifying for Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP)

AP-BKC--W. Michigan-N.C.-Wilmington Box

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Indigan Storytellers Debut

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

The location was Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks, Michigan. Indigan Storytellers is creating a community of like minded artists in southwest Michigan. The word Indigan is a mash-up of Indiana and Michigan.

Michigan bills would regulate daily fantasy sports

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends LANSING, Mich. (AP)

Moffitt edges Sauter in Michigan for 4th Trucks win of year

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Brett Moffitt passed Jimmy Sauter just before the finish line Saturday at Michigan International Speedway for his fourth NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP)

North Carolina, UCLA, Michigan State part of Las Vegas event

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Carolina, UCLA, Michigan State and Texas will play in an early season basketball tournament in Las Vegas

Eastern Michigan beats Charlotte 24-7

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Brogan Roback passed for 267 yards, Ian Eriksen ran for two touchdowns and Eastern Michigan opened the season with a 24-7 win over Charlotte on Friday night YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP)

Authorities: Boy, 14, dies while swimming at Michigan pond

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old North Carolina boy has died while trying to swim across a mid-Michigan pond HAMLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP)

College Is Like A Sandbox

Feld Thoughts

I spent yesterday at University of Michigan with my partner Jason Mendelson (he’s a two time grad – economics undergrad and then law school.) Entrepreneurial Communities ann arbor college entrepreneurial communities university of michiganThis was my first trip to Ann Arbor and I had a great time.

Snyder Calls For Vibrant Ethnic Communities In Michigan

EIN News

reaches out to those born outside the United States. Speaking at Wayne State University for the. communities with various economic development groups and venture capitalists. Growing up in Battle Creek, Snyder relayed

Indiana-Duke, UNC-Michigan headline ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Indiana visits Duke while North Carolina travels to Michigan to headline this year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge in November GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)

Microgrants at U. of Michigan Will Spark Innovative Research | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Campus Entrepreneurship

We recently reported that the University of Michigan was offering a masters in entrepreneurship (joint program from business and engineering). The University of Michigan has 2,983 tenured and tenure-track faculty at its Ann Arbor campus.

Graphene Application Challenge Prize?

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Shout out to Michigan based XG Sciences , great to see what you’re up to. The Graphene Challenge. Graphene is a new material that is just in its infancy in terms of commerical usage. It’s from graphite, the stuff in pencils.

The Daily Bacon - The National Restaurant Association states.

Mark Birch

This joint in Michigan is well ahead of the game. bacon bacon sandwich Michigan BLT food restaurant The Daily Bacon - The National Restaurant Association states that serving more bacon is a legislative priority. I will be visiting this Tony’s place….

Michigan's Minor, Virginia's Kwiatkowski win at NCAA tennis

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Michigan's Brienne Minor and Virginia's Thai-Son Kwiatkowski have won singles titles at the NCAA tennis championships ATHENS, Ga. (AP)

AP-BKC--NCAA-Michigan St.-Duke Box,1st Ld-Writethru

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Zoo in Michigan gets new lion exhibit

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A zoo in southwest Michigan is officially welcoming lions in a new exhibit BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) AP) — Do you hear that roar?

Michigan aims to add to rivalry lore by upsetting Ohio State

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Michigan feels overdue to upset Ohio State ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP)

Ohio 10

No. 4 DUKE 81, No. 19 MICHIGAN ST. 71

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