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Weekly Resource #43 NEIdeas

Weekly Resource #43 NEIdeas

Start up businesses get a lot of love in the funding world. We’ve covered such things fairly extensively in previous blog posts. But what about the established businesses that need help growing? It can be hard to come by extra cash to push your business to the next level. NEI is here to help with that. In an effort to cater to the established businesses that have been a part of Detroit for years, NEI …

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Weekly Resource #25 – Five Keys to Using Financial Statements

Know Your Numbers: Five Keys to Using Financial Statements

Weekly Resource #25 – Five Keys to Using Financial Statements

Having well maintained financial records of your business is important in order to run it successfully. Financial statements are the windows into your business’ fiscal workings. Knowing how to analyze them is key to budgeting and pinpointed areas of waste. On October 23rd, the MI-SBTDC will be conducting a class centered around the financial statement and how to mine the most useful information from it. It is intended for business owners and key staff who …

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Weekly Resource #23 – MMIC Crowd Camp: Ann Arbor

MMIC Crowdfunding Camp

Weekly Resource #23 – MMIC Crowd Camp: Ann Arbor

Over the past few years, crowd funding has proven to be a viable alternative to traditional loans. With $2.7 Billion raised in 2012 through crowd funded campaigns, they are not something that should be ignored. However, it being a relatively new method of funding procurement, many people don’t know much about them and they know even less about how they can start a campaign themselves. The Mid Michigan Innovation Center has the perfect event for …

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Weekly Resource #5 – BBC Webinar Series

Weekly Resource #5 – BBC Webinar Series

Got technology?  BBC can help you get it to market. BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting advises tech-based entrepreneurs and companies around the country on technology assessments, grant funding eligibility and proposal development, commercialization and business planning, and grant and contract management. One of their core strengths is helping clients win federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.  Through June, BBC is hosting a series SBIR / STTR grant …

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“Money, It’s a Gas.” – Part 1

“Money, It’s a Gas.” – Part 1

“Money, it’s a gas.  Grab that cash with both hands.” – Money, Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon Wouldn’t every entrepreneur with an inspired idea and every small business owner with a current opportunity love to take this advice and grab the cash?  Unfortunately, many aren’t clear about the funding options available to them during their various stages of business development and, therefore, often reach for something they’re either not ready for or are …

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