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NOVI – To help restore electric service to communities after catastrophic emergencies or significant natural events, 28 utilities – including ITC Transmission and METC in Michigan – have now committed to participate in the RESTORE program, which establishes a proactive approach to providing critical equipment for utilities that need additional resources during disaster recovery. The […]
ROYAL OAK – Businesses have become far too reliant on social media automation to the point they believe it is the end point of their marketing process. Businesses are broadcasting into social communities as though it was a radio station. The problem is no one is listening on the other end, Melih Oztalay, President of […]
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Supported Intelligence Partners With U-M Engineering Students To Develop Connected Vehicle Traffic Management Tool
ANN ARBOR – Supported Intelligence announced it is partnering with a team of University of Michigan engineering students to research and prototype an innovative application for use with connected vehicles. Supported Intelligence developed the revolutionary Rapid Recursive decision software. Supported Intelligence has created a prototype applying the Rapid Recursive method to connected vehicle traffic management, […]
LANSING – How does small business owner Cathy Koch of K-Tec Systems continue to provide exemplary customer service in an e-commerce world? Host Michael Rogers will discuss with Cathy how her firm, which provides instrumentation and control systems, has kept up the pace. To listen, click on https://www.sbam.org/Resources/tabid/97/ArtMID/2980/ArticleID/2980/Old-fashioned-customer-service-in-a-high-tech-e-commerce-world.aspx
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DETROIT – Consumers Energy announced today that it will spend $250 million with small businesses in Michigan over the next two and a half years. The spending commitment is part of the company’s involvement in the Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative. In 2015, Consumers Energy pledged to spend $1 billion a year with Michigan businesses for […]
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ROYAL OAK – There’s a new co-working space in downtown Detroit and this one is focused on connecting mobility- and auto-focused startups. PlanetM Landing Zone officially opened October 5. And we’ve got all the details on this M2 TechCast podcast. PlanetM is backed by the Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Economic Development Corp. and WeWork, a […]
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ROYAL OAK – CloudTech1’s Senior MSP & Cloud Consultant Chris Hardester used his appearance on M2 TechCast to announce an exciting new offer for businesses looking to outsource their IT departments – CloudTech1 is offering a free network and security assessment and then a free month of its CloudCare1 IT Services to show businesses how […]
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ROYAL OAK – Tember Shea, Director of Inforum’s InGAGE program, interviews Christina York, Founder & CEO, ALTality & Spellbound Books, a semi-finalist in the 2017 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. Spellbound is used at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor to distract children during painful and scary procedures. Now Spellbound has gone commercial to work […]
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ROYAL OAK – Tember Shea, Director of Inforum’s InGAGE program, interviews Katie Bigelow, Founder, MettleOps, which recently secured a $9.1 Million contract with TARDEC to increase soldier survivability. Mettle Ops is a state and federal contracting entity of the larger Bigelow Family Holdings LLC. It is located in Sterling Heights where its team converges from […]
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DETROIT – Detroit billionaire and real estate mogul Dan Gilbert has been nominated by the Michigan Venture Capital Association for its Entrepreneur of the Year award, while the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium is one of the finalist for the Community Impact Award. Winners will be announced Nov. 15 at the Little Caesars Arena as the […]
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