7 things every Michigan business startup must know Circle with Right Arrow Icon

(Mike Wilkinson, bridgemi.com, August 16, 2016) So you’ve got this great business idea, one that will liberate you from your current job or offer a lifeline after losing one. With Michigan hurt by a marked decline in the number of new businesses created in the last decade, you think your idea is a sure-fire winner. Your husband thinks it’s a great idea, too, as does your Aunt Irene. Can’t fail, right?

Testing the Waters: Broad Students Swim with Shark Tank Judges Circle with Right Arrow Icon

(Caroline Brooks, Eli Broad College of Business News, April 22, 2016) Pitching your best idea to two moguls whose combined net worth tops $150 million has a “sink or swim” feeling to it – especially going into the pitch knowing that those two moguls have achieved stardom by sinking countless other great ideas in their hit TV show, “Shark Tank.”