“Simply put, Job One is jobs,” said Governor Rick Snyder tonight at his State of the State address.
Austin, Texas has many different programs dedicated to entrepreneurs.
Ann Arbor has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in a study by researchers at the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research. The city was honored as a five star community along with 55 other communities across the state. The eCities research surveyed over 100 communities in Michigan …
During the past two days of my trip I kept on hearing the same Mark Twain quote from local residents, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Jennifer continues to meet with companies with close ties to Michigan.
Ann Arbor SPARK is assisting applicants with funding available through Recovery Zone Economic Development and Facility Bonds. Appropriated through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Recovery Zone Bonds provide reduced rate financing and stimulate economic growth in Recovery Zones.
WHO: Jennifer Owens, Ann Arbor SPARK’s vice president, business development WHERE: United States House of Representatives Commerce Department Committee on Science and Technology WHAT: Owens will give testimony to the Commerce Department Committee on Science and Technology on the importance of manufacturing in economic development. She will discuss how manufacturing is critical to the success …
Does a city’s concentration of “creative” knowledge workers impact its economic output?
But our larger focus is ensuring long-term growth and viability for the entire state of Michigan — something that can best be achieved through a process we call Open Source Economic Development. Through our commitment to Open Source, Ann Arbor SPARK will continue to grow businesses in the Ann Arbor region...and help transform Michigan into a national hub of economic activity.