Where can you find World Class business development services offered at no cost to any employer?

Washtenaw County Michigan Works! Business Services provides Human Resources support to employers of all sizes to recruit and retain high quality employees.  Partnering with economic development, institutions of higher education, and training organizations, Business Services is part of the lead workforce development agency in the community Washtenaw County Michigan Works!. Our team of highly trained professionals help organizations grow, expand,... [Read More...]

Zingerman’s Delicatessen and New Eagle Announce Expansions in Ann Arbor Area

Zingerman’s Delicatessen was awarded tax credits and New Eagle LLC announced a Technology Collaboration credit with Powertrain Integration, LLC.  The companies will use the funding to help them expand in the region. Zingerman’s Brownfield Michigan Business Tax credit award is valued at $1.1 million and Madison Heights-based Powertrain Integration, LLC’s Technology Collaboration Credit is valued at $300,000 based on a $2 million investment... [Read More...]

JAC Products Expands in Ann Arbor Region

Saline-based JAC Products received high-tech, five-year MEGA tax credits today to fund expansion in the Ann Arbor region.  JAC Products, which also has a location in Shelby Township, was approved today for MEGA tax credits totaling $572, 970 from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the State of Michigan. JAC Products is a leading tier 1 manufacturer of functional exterior automotive trim.  It is in the process of designing and developing... [Read More...]

Grand River and NanoBio in USA Today and BioSpace

Last week we blogged that Grand River and NanoBio both received MEGA tax credits on June 15th.  We are thrilled to announce that both companies received national news coverage when USA Today and BioSpace both wrote about these great new Michigan companies on Friday, June 18th.  Read More →

Two Ann Arbor Companies Receive MEGA Tax Credits

NanoBio Corporation and Grand River Inc. received high-tech, five year MEGA tax credits on June 15th.  Both companies were approved by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the State of Michigan.  NanoBio is a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.  They are committing to investing more than $1.4 million to expand its current... [Read More...]

It’s Hard to Raise Money Today

Unfortunately there is not much new, or anything you don’t already know, about how difficult it is for a start-up to raise capital in 2009.  That makes it even scarier for a corporate executive interested in transitioning from the BIG world to the SMALL world. Our friend Jim Price over at the Ross School at U of M was interviewed for the school newsletter.  He discusses the differences between the two cultures and the paradigm shift these... [Read More...]