Ann Arbor SPARK Recognizes Consistent Company Growth with FastTrack Awards

The FastTrack Award Winners at the 2013 Deals of the Year Awards Ceremony. Photo Credit: Doug Coombe Ann Arbor SPARK recently presented its annual FastTrack awards to Washtenaw-based companies that have demonstrated consistent growth. Several of the 2013 FastTrack award recipients were multiple year winners. “To grow a business is an amazing accomplishment, but to grow it consistently at a rate of 20 percent or more is an achievement worthy of recognition... [Read More...]

Ann Arbor SPARK Recognizes 11 FastTrack Companies for Consistent Growth

Ann Arbor SPARK recently presented its annual FastTrack awards to Washtenaw-based companies that have demonstrated consistent growth. Several of the 2012 FastTrack award recipients were multiple year winners. FastTrack awards are presented to companies with consistent records of growth. Recipients of 2012 FastTrack awards were required to have revenue of at least $100,000 in 2008, with an annual growth of 20 percent for the following three years. “The... [Read More...]

Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund Invests $585,000 in Three Start-Ups

Three Michigan companies recently received investments from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, totaling $585,000.  To date, the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, a collaborative effort of Michigan’s SmartZones, has awarded 63 Michigan companies with seed funding totaling more than $14 million. The Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund companies have attracted more than $18 million in matching grant and equity funds.  In 2011, the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital... [Read More...]