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02/12/2018 Marianne Manderfield Public Information Coordinator press-release

Holland Announces Top 3 Candidates in City Manager Search Public Invited to Meet Candidates

Holland, MI – The Search Committee for Holland’s next City Manager has narrowed its’ search to three candidates. There were 60 applicants in the pool, from those 60, seven were recommended and three have been chosen for the final stage. The three candidates selected for consideration are: Victor Cardenas, Assistant City Manager, Novi, MI Tracey Schultz Kobylarz, Township Supervisor of Redford, MI Keith Van Beek, Deputy...

11/07/2017 ANNA HENSEL entrepreneurs
Ann Arbor cements its status as a tech hub to watch with first unicorn

Ann Arbor cements its status as a tech hub to watch with first unicorn

Last month, Ann Arbor-based startup Duo Security announced that it had raised a new $70 million round, valuing the company at $1.17 billion. That made Duo Security — which creates a two-factor authentication app for enterprise companies — the first unicorn company in Ann Arbor, and its $70 million series D the largest round of venture capital raised by any company in Michigan history. Read More...

10/11/2017 BY LAURA STERNBERG/TripSavvy publications
High-Demand Job and Career Outlook in Michigan

High-Demand Job and Career Outlook in Michigan

Despite the financial challenges facing the City of Detroit, Michigan still provides plenty of employment opportunity. In fact, according to the Upjohn Institute Blog, Michigan ranked 5th in the nation for positive job growth from 2009 to 2011. STEM Jobs It should come as no surprise, given the history of Michigan's auto industry, that the state still is home to its fair share of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) jobs. In...

09/08/2017 Loren Berlin: Forbes entrepreneurs

In the Startup World, Mentorship Drives Greater Success

When they work with appropriately-skilled mentors, startups take on more ambitious goals and increase their likelihood of succeeding. Large companies are seeing the benefits of offering this mentorship, too, as it creates a myriad of opportunities for innovation. Read...