Malamiah Juice Bar, Royal Jelly Foods take home funds in Business Bootcamp Pitch Competition

By Kayla Sosa In September, owners of Malamiah Juice Bar and Royal Jelly Foods participated in the Grand Rapids Business Boot Camp Pitch Competition. This endeavor is lead by Michigan Good Food Fund, a “thirty million dollar loan fund created to provide…

The Rise of Entrepreneurship Education on Campus

By Kayla Sosa Studies show that entrepreneurship is an essential part of our economy in the United States. In fact, 85 percent of new jobs are created by startups; companies that are less than five years old, according to a…

GVSU Students Win in the Top 10 Startups @ European Innovation Academy (EIA)

Gabby Hulst, Marissa Hoffman, Shorouq Almallah, Qi'Shaun Coyle, Jenna Grannan In July 2018, I along with four Seidman College of Business students ventured for a three-week journey to Turin (Torino) Italy to participate in the European Innovation Academy (EIA) accelerator…

GVSU Students Sweep Business Competitions

GVSU students Jordan Vanderham and Zoe Bruyn have been sweeping the business competition circuit as of late. Both took home top prizes on Nov. 3 at Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, a statewide competition held at the Cobo Center in Detroit.…

On Purpose: The Science Behind Purpose–A Guest Post by Steve Johandes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCNra5pIJIM If you are new to my posts, you will see that I learn a lot from my children. This time the learning process started with a conversation centered around my oldest daughters college selection process. Her research took her…