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Registration is now open for TWO business plan competitions…

Two business plan competitions are heating up, the proven GLEQ and the new “Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.”  The new program focuses heavily on prizes and exposure.  There are a total of $1 million in awards, and the awards will be … Continue reading

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Last Chance to sign up for FastTrac®!

Last chance to get on the FastTrac®! Tuesday, September 7 from 6:00PM-8:00PM. University Center; Building & Room = University Center, Room #209 Instructor = Chris Wendel and Meg Havenga Click here to register online now or call (231) 995-1700 FastTrac, … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Buying In”

by Chris Wendel The world of marketing seems to be constantly adjusting to changing mediums, ad leery consumers and technology that allows us to more easily ignore messages altogether. It is a well accepted notion that through the years we … Continue reading

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Who has Michigan’s best ice cream?

We’re doing some informal research for a food related client and could use your help. Not gelato. Not frozen custard. Not in your grocer’s freezer. We’re looking for your favorite home-made ice cream location in Michigan. Moomer’s here in Traverse … Continue reading

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“Angel” event coming to Traverse City

Need Investors for your Business? Win an Opportunity to Present your Business To Private Investors Entrepreneurs! Give a 2 minute pitch, no slides, and you could: Win private advisory time with experienced Investors (A dinner right after the event at … Continue reading

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The Flaws of Figuring Failure

By Chris Wendel A few days ago I was reading through a newsletter sent out by a local township to its taxpayers. One section of the newsletter highlighted the huge number of business failures in the township within the last … Continue reading

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Facebook for Business: Profile, Page, or Group, What do I do?

By Meg Havenga Facebook Profile A Facebook Profile is a personal account on Facebook, and everyone that uses Facebook must have one.  Every individual is allowed one (and only one) Facebook Profile.  Just because you CAN set up a 2nd … Continue reading

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