(Mike Wilkinson, bridgemi.com, August 16, 2016) So you’ve got this great business idea, one that will liberate you from your current job or offer a lifeline after losing one. With Michigan hurt by a marked decline in the number of new businesses created in the last decade, you think your idea is a sure-fire winner. Your husband thinks it’s a great idea, too, as does your Aunt Irene. Can’t fail, right?
(John Wiegand, mibiz.com, June 12, 2016) One mid-Michigan entrepreneur wants to fill a need in the rapidly growing market for unmanned aerial vehicles by catering his products to educators and students.
(Josh Bender, The State News, April 24, 2016) Business freshman Bailey Paxton has been traveling the country since the summer before his senior year of high school, courting investors and networking with manufacturers to get his medical device company off the ground.
(Caroline Brooks, Eli Broad College of Business News, April 22, 2016) Pitching your best idea to two moguls whose combined net worth tops $150 million has a “sink or swim” feeling to it – especially going into the pitch knowing that those two moguls have achieved stardom by sinking countless other great ideas in their hit TV show, “Shark Tank.”
(Thomas Long, MSU Extension, April 19, 2016) Being environmentally aware can lead to entrepreneurial opportunities.