No other state in the nation provides the depth of entrepreneurial support to budding high growth companies like Michigan. Even our Governor is a former CEO and venture capitalist. At www.mitalent.org you will find a wealth of information for entrepeuners and those wishing to build a career. Michigan provides a comprehensive suite of specific programs that deliver: Access to capital, Access to business advisors, Access to talented employees, Access to technical support, Access to office, lab and factory space, Access to customers and access to the entrepreneurial eco-system.
Speaking of talent, Michigan is home to the world’s largest business plan competition, awarding $1 million in prizes every year
In 2011 Michigan became the home to the first U.S. Patent and Trademark Office satellite because of the large number of patents generated here.
Michigan is home to 40 private universities and 15 public universities, three of which are large research institutions representing more than $1.5 billion in federal research dollars annually.
The state has 25 venture capital firms and eight formal angel funding organizations, a number that grows every year.
The state houses more than 25 business incubators, specializing in everything from food processing to biotech to battery development. Why wouldn’t you want to be associated with all the talent we have in Michigan? www.mitalent.org