SBA Hosts Financing Basics Webinars   The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Michigan Small Business  Development Center is pleased to a free Small Business Financing Webinars Tune in on any of the following dates:  April 26, 2017 Time:  Noon to 1:00 p.m. EDT May 10, 2017 Time:  Noon to 1:00 p.m. EDT May 31, […]

Rules for small business success

Rules for small business success By Kathleen L. Mechem, President Organizational Solutions LLC To grow your start-up or small business, and to grow as a person and professional, you will need to take all of the challenges that come your way and turn them into opportunities. The success of your business depends upon it. The […]

Pitch Competition

Three Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Compete for Prizes  in Ypsilanti Pitch@WCC  Pitch@WCC is geared toward students and the community to strengthen entrepreneurial skills and advance business concepts, improving success at the event and beyond. The event takes place at Washtenaw Community College, located at 4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI‎, on April 20, […]

Michigan eLibrary Business Gateway Has a New Look 

Michigan eLibrary Business Gateway Has a New Look Resources to Assist Entrepreneurs in Growing a Business Including a Video Series Small Business owners: Check out the newly-designed Michigan eLibrary (MeL) Business Gateway to access powerful online tools that can help you gather information to start and grow your business. The MeL team at the Library […]

SBA and AARP Offer Three Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Days in June

SBA and AARP Offer Three Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Days in June   Calling Encore Entrepreneurs! Today, the 50+ are working beyond traditional retirement age and choosing to stay active and engaged in the workforce.  With years of valuable work experience, maturity, and plenty of energy at their disposal, older workers are increasingly finding financial and personal […]

Michigan Celebrates Small Business – Save the Date

Michigan Celebrates Small Business – Save the Date The premier small business awards program celebrates Michigan with over 60 small business owners recognized for their leadership and their business’ impact on their communities. The Michigan 50 Companies to Watch, the Contractor of the Year, Main Street USA, Small Business Innovation and the Small Business Administration […]

Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification Webinar

Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification Webinar   This program is for any woman-owned business that wants to work with the private sector, and is available for both startups and existing businesses. Accepted by thousands of corporations within the country and a number of federal and government agencies, the WBENC certification is an important marketing tool for […]