SPARK Hosts 20th Entrepreneur Boot Camp

This past month Ann Arbor SPARK put on it’s 20th Entrepreneurial Boot Camp. We had 14 participants, many of which came from all over the state.  With companies from Detroit to the U.P., this program reached greatly outside of Ann Arbor. Warmilu, LLC won "Best Pitch" at this year's boot camp. Warmilu has developed and is commercializing nonelectric, instant heat technology, specifically for infants. The camp is a 2-day intensive... [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...]

Shifting Gears Shifting Careers

Don’t get stuck in neutral. Opportunities for leveraging a new career are available now. Shifting Gears is a five-month intensive program that will help corporate workers adapt their knowledge and skill sets in order to transition into more competitive and effective professionals focused on small business growth. The three phases of the program include: •    First Gear: Retool Career Portfolios, workshops and in-class sessions •    Second... [Read More...]