How to maintain healthy relationships with your business partners

There are many factors to consider when starting a venture; feasibility, financing, product to market fit. But what about healthy relationships with your business partners? No matter how earth shattering an idea is, a dysfunctional team can kill a winning…

Social Enterprise: New City Urban Farm

16-year-old Brennan Persenaire Hogeter is more than familiar with the effects of farming; he spent 11 years traveling around Africa with his family teaching new farming techniques to agricultural communities. “I have seen the impact of farms and the impact…

Design Briefs: Diversity in Tech

On Thursday evening, designers, entrepreneurs and community members will gather at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) to connect, share ideas and explore what it means for industries to be diverse for Design Breifs: Diversity in Tech. Kimberly Wolting heads the…

Social Enterprise: Ambrose at WMCAT

This is the first in an ongoing series about community leaders in West Michigan implementing entrepreneurial skills in youth education. Like any business, commercial screen printer Ambrose strives to provide their customers with a quality product at competitive pricing in…

GVSU joins Pathways to Innovation: A conversation with Kevin McCurren

Neu Magazine sat down with the Executive Director of Grand Valley's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Kevin McCurren, to talk about GVSU's recent acceptance into the Pathways to Innovation Program and what it means for West Michigan's growing entrepreneurial landscape.…

How to run a successful Kickstarter

In the past five years, Kickstarter has emerged as a legitimate source of funding for startups and entrepreneurs. While banks or traditional investors are likely going to want to see proof that there will be a large, worthwhile return on…