Now Accepting Applications for Entrepreneur Boot Camp

We’re now accepting applications for fall Entrepreneur Boot Camp. This 18th installment of the popular program will be held November 4-5, 2010 at Kensington Court in Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor SPARK’s Entrepreneur Boot Camp is a biannual event that offers two days of business planning and preparation designed to help early stage technology businesses increase their chances for attracting additional funding, finding resources and achieving success.... [Read More...]

4th Shifting Gears Program Beginning Soon!

Applications for the 4th Shifting Gears Program are due on September 3rd.  Shifting Gears is a 5 month intensive program with 3 phases that help to transition experienced worker’s skills to a small business environment. The purpose of “Shifting Gears” is to increase the success of individuals who want to leverage their career experiences and education to help small businesses grow. Check out SPARK’s first Social Media Press Release... [Read More...]

Staying Safe on Social Media Sites

We attended LA2M (Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing) today to hear the presentation titled, Threats & Social Media / Networking Sites.  Dave Linabury & Scott Vowels in an entertaining manner provided valuable information about the threats that are on social media websites.  The two men have their own site, Social Threat, which contains links and blogs about criminals and hackers on the these sites to be aware of.  They not only talked about being... [Read More...]

FastTrack Awards Accepting Applications

Ann Arbor SPARK is now accepting applications for the FastTrack Awards. The application deadline is October 19. FastTrack is an exciting annual program sponsored by Ann Arbor SPARK, AnnArbor.com and Weidmayer, Schneider, Raham and Bennett, CPAs recognizing companies in Washtenaw County for outstanding business success. Awards are presented to companies with consistent records of growth, defined as revenue of at least $100,000 in 2005, and average... [Read More...]