RealKidz CEO receives Pioneer Spirit Award

RealKidz is the first company to provide a complete line of clothing to plus-size girls between the ages of 5-12, which will eventually include an online social network for the parents of these children. RealKidz is a Direct Selling company that markets its clothing through a network of independent style consultants who hold Home Fashion Parties for girls ages 5-12. While the company's focus is on serving the plus-size market, it provides fashionable, age-appropriate clothing for all shapes and sizes of girls through its home parties.

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MI Pre-seed Capital Fund changes announced

The state of Michigan, through the 21st Century Jobs Fund, has re-capitalized the Michigan Pre-seed Capital Fund.  The award of $6.8 million was approved by the SEIC board in March.   There are two significant changes affecting distribution of this new money.  One is the match for an investment is lowered to one-half to one. …

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