11/16/2012 - Lauded attorney to share tips on protecting critical business assets
Business leaders are invited to learn about their company's most valuable assets, including trade secrets, confidential information and business relationships at Macomb-OU INCubator's next Lunch and Launch event on Thursday, Dec. 6.
10/29/2012 - State social media specialist to share insight on business strategies
Business leaders are invited to learn about the importance of proper social media dialogue during the Macomb-OU INCubator's next Lunch and Launch event on Thursday, Nov. 8.
10/17/2012 - BEET, LLC wins microloan to advance failure prevention technology
With the aid of the Macomb-OU INCubator, BEET, LLC has received a $250,000 Michigan Pre-Seed Microloan from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
9/17/2012 - Businesses invited to learn the Lean approach to diversification
As part of Oakland University's Lean Diversification Program, the Macomb-OU INCubator is offering the Green Belt Certificate Program for business managers looking to develop excellence, nurture innovation, efficiently allocate resources and eliminate waste.
9/14/2012 - Expert panel to discuss how to move businesses to profitability
To help regional business owners and mangers get on the fast track to growth, the Macomb-OU INCubator will present its first-ever panel discussion on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
9/4/2012 - Forming partnerships the focus of next Lunch and Launch
Business leaders looking to form partnership entities are invited to learn tips and get insight on key considerations before entering into such agreements during the Macomb-OU INCubator's next Lunch and Launch event on Wednesday, Sept. 19.
8/23/2012 - Powerpoint Karaoke pro to share secrets of marketing success
On Thursday, Sept. 6, the Macomb-OU INCubator will welcome Charlie Wollborg, chief troublemaker at Curve Detroit Marketing Strategy and Creative Design, to defend his point that social media will not be a specialty for too much longer.
8/15/2012 - Creative thinker Josh Linkner to share insights on success
Josh Linkner, a man on a mission to make the world more creative, will bring his message and the story of his four successful businesses to the Macomb-OU INCubator's Fireside Growth Story Series on Wednesday, Setp. 5.
8/8/2012 - Macomb-OU INC series to focus on Lean thinking for startups
Macomb-Oakland University INCubator is launching a new Startup Lean
program in September as part of the OU Lean Diversification Program. The
program will run from 8 a.m. until noon on three consecutive Tuesdays,
Sept. 11, 18 and 25.
7/30/12 - Lunch and Launch speaker to share tips on social media campaigns
On Thursday, Aug. 9, the Macomb-OU INCubator will welcome Sola Obayan, owner and principal consultant at BTO Solutions LLC, to present a Lunch and Launch discussion on "How to Run a Social Media Campaign: Marketing That is Affordable and Effective for Your Small Business."
7/30/12 - Macomb-OU INCubator announces opening of entrepreneurial I-Hub
Aiming to stimulate business success by fostering an exchange of business insights, perspectives and resources between entrepreneurs, the Macomb-OU INCubator has announces the opening of its new Idea Hub (I-Hub).
7/25/12 - Dataspeed wins help to advance its embedded hi-tech components
With application assistance from the Macomb-Oakland University INCubator, client company Dataspeed Incorporated has been awarded $47,500 from the Business Accelerator Fund of the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center.
6/22/12 - Lunch and Launch to aid in understanding Google+ for business
As the new kid on the social media block, Google+ may be off many business leaders' radar. David Benjamin, social media director and one of the original founders of SalesBasix, will show attendees of the Macomb-OU INCubator's next Lunch and Launch event that it may be time to change this.
6/12/12 - Building business relationships the focus of next Lunch & Launch
Business leaders looking to build new business relationships or fine tune and improve existing relationships are invited to gather helpful tips and insights from John Carter, principal member at Witzke Berry Carter & Wander PLLC and leader of the Business Law and Commercial Transactions group, during the Macomb-OU INCubator's next Lunch and Launch event on Thursday, June 21.
5/31/12 - Local social media leader to discuss marketing potential of Facebook
Facebook can be tricky, yet necessary, in today's business world. At a Macomb-OU INCubator Lunch and Lauch event set for Thursday, June 7, decorated executive creative director and social media strategist Mike McClure will help area business professionals learn to tackle and get the best out of this advantageous marketing resource.
5/22/12 - Business leaders invited to learn about legal issues of social media
The Lunch and Launch series will continue its successful run at the
Macomb-OU INCubator on Thursday, May 31, when Kathy Ossian, principal
and leader of Miller Canfield's Information Technology Team and deputy
leader of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group, will
help businesses using social media protect their brand and become aware
of other important legal considerations.
5/10/12 - Plastomer Lighting Technologies gets $50K boost from accelerator fund
With application assistance from the Macomb-Oakland University
INCubator, its client company Plastomer Lighting Technologies has been
awarded $50,000 from the Business Accelerator Fund of the Michigan Small
Business and Technology Development Center.
5/9/12 - Lunch and Launch to focus on using Twitter to foster business success
The Macomb-OU INCubator's Lunch and Launch series will welcome Sarah
Worsham, CEO and web strategist at Sazbean Consulting, to impart her
knowledge on Twitter from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 17.
4/26/12 - Macomb-OU INCubator clients win entrepreneurial support from MEDC
With the aid of the Macomb-OU INCubator, two of its client companies have received $50,000 Michigan Pre-Seed Microloans from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
4/11/12 - "Lunch and Launch" series to offer business leaders a legal primer
The Lunch and Launch series will welcome Jim Cunningham, senior counsel, and Dave Eberhard, attorney, for Warner Norcross & Judd LLC in Sterling Heights, to deliver a presentation titled "Legal Contracts 101 for Business."
3/22/12 - "Lunch and Launch" discussion to focus on maximizing use of LinkedIn
The Lunch and Launch series will continue its successful run at the
Macomb-OU INCubator on Thursday, April 5, when Identity PR social media
strategist Nikki Little shares her exceptional knowledge of LinkedIn.
3/19/12 - Lean Green Belt program helps business leaders nurture growth
Scheduled for May 1 through June 28, the Lean Green Belt Certificate program will help participants understand and apply Lean principles that enable organizations to diversify their product and service offerings.
3/12/12 - Macomb-OU INC pleased to welcome innovative alternative energy company
American Hydrogen Injection Distribution Company, LLC, is looking to revolutionize the trucking industry while contributing to a cleaner environment.
3/6/12 - Macomb-OU INC wins $500,000 grant to support continued growth
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) awarded the Macomb-OU INCubator a $500,000 grant to support operations and to develop and enhance staffing, operations and program offerings to small business clients.
2/29/12 – Coliant granted $250,000 loan to advance innovative tech products
The Macomb- OU INCubator helped the Coliant Corporation, designers and manufacturers of innovative products that enable power sport enthusiasts to use high technology appliances while riding their vehicles, secure a $250,000 pre-seed fund loan.
2/21/12 - "Lunch and Launch" continues with talk on leveraging social media
The successful "Lunch and Launch" series continues with speaker David Murray, director of social media for Moncur Associates, engaging the audience with his knowledge on social media ROI.
2/17/12 – Fireside Growth Series to feature talks with successful entrepreneurs
Bruce Burton, serial entrepreneur and president of Avidasports, will kick off this lecture series that is meant to encourage discussion among entrepreneurs and help them gain inside knowledge from those who have ‘been there’ and ‘done that.’
1/20/12 – Macomb-OU INCubator to kick off its “Lunch and Launch” lecture series
This lecture series, focusing on topics to enhance the entrepreneur’s pool of knowledge, is set to begin on February 9 with David Murray, director of social media for Moncur Associates, demystifying social media for the audience.