Author Archives: MegHavenga

Summer Training Series: Starting a Business

Starting a Business in Northern Michigan Would you like to own your own business? Determine if business ownership is right for you. Learn essential strategies for starting and managing a successful business, including how to develop a business plan, reach … Continue reading

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Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Grants

What is the relationship to other categories of investment? What ‘grant’ opportunities are out there?  How much money is available? Small Business Innovation Research/ Small Business Technology Transfer Grants SBIR/STTR 101 What’s the catch? Tuesday, March 16, 2010 9:00 am – … Continue reading

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Three northwest Michigan female entrepreneurs share how they launched their businesses

SAVE THE DATE! WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009 The Little River Casino Resort 11:30am – 1:15pm $15.00 includes fabulous lunch WERC’S DECEMBER EVENT

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Workshop: Creative Employer Staffing During Tough Times

Presenters: Larry LaSusa, Attorney; Michael McPherson, UI Expert Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:00 am – 12 noon Traverse City Michigan WORKS! Service Center 1209 S. Garfield Avenue This workshop will benefit: Small Business Owners, CEOs, CFOs HR Managers / Office … Continue reading

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Successful Michigan Businesswomen to Share Strategies

Manistee, Michigan—Set aside October 16, 2009 on your calendar and attend the ninth annual National WEDO Tour; your only opportunity to connect with hundreds of women entrepreneurs and executives nationwide via live streaming video.  Women throughout Michigan are preparing for … Continue reading

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Business IT Gets Footing in Northern Michigan

By Kevin Bozung, Safety Net Inc. For major technology companies, Northern Michigan seems to be a forgotten marketplace.  In the last six years, I recall only one occasion where a major technology company came to the area hosting an event … Continue reading

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Inside The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

What is the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act doing for small business? The SBA says it is an effort to jump-start our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and ensure our nation can meet the challenges of the 21st … Continue reading

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