Ann Arbor Start-ups Compete in ‘World’s Largest Business Plan Competition’

TurtleCell won the People's Choice Award at AMIC Several companies that Ann Arbor SPARK provides entrepreneurial services to participated in the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. Blaze Medical Devices, Ornicept, Patient Provider Communications, Plan Reaction, Showtown, TM3 and TurtleCell all vied for cash prizes in what’s been dubbed “the world’s largest business plan competition.” Helping start-ups accomplish more is something... [Read More...]

4 Companies Receive Michigan Microloan Funding

The Michigan Microloan Fund Program recently awarded four Michigan Companies a combined total of $122,000.  Akervall Technologies, Blaze Medical Devices, Ellison Corp. and Waste Water Heat Transfers Systems all received the funding to support commercialization of their core products. Akervall Technologies are based in Ann Arbor and have developed the Protech Dent™ mouth guard.  Blaze Medical Devices is also based in Ann Arbor and is developing... [Read More...]