Internships – Pipeline to Talent

Today’s post is written by Britany Affolter-Caine of Ann Arbor SPARK. How do Microsoft, Google, Ford, Goldman Sachs, and other well-known corporations secure the best graduating talent each year? (Hint: It is more than being a household name.) All these companies have well-developed internship programs that bring top students, often as sophomores and freshman, from across the country into their companies to work for a summer. These internships are... [Read More...]

Angel Tax Credits better than a Capital Gains Tax Cut

There are some politicians who actually get it.  I’m not talking about a certain gubenatorial candidate.  I’m referring to some state and federal legislators.  Here’s the latest example. Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen has joined Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN), Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz (D-PA), and Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) in introducing the Innovative Technologies... [Read More...]