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Ann Arbor Spark

October 11, 2018

Ann Arbor vs. Madison – How Do We Compare?

October 10, 2018

Job Seekers to Mix and Mingle with Ann Arbor Companies Looking to Hire Top Talent

It’s officially autumn, which means it’s that time of year when high schools and colleges are welcoming back alumni. Every November, Ann Arbor SPARK hosts a different type of homecoming — Tech Homecoming — where we welcome job seekers returning to the region for the Thanksgiving holiday and connect them with companies currently hiring top […]
October 09, 2018

Mi Padrino, Hispanic Event Platform Announces Strategic Investments in Seed Round

Funding Attracts Silicon Valley, Michigan Investors and Industry Leaders   ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 9, 2018 — Mi Padrino®, an event-planning and crowd-gifting platform for the Hispanic community, announced today that it has secured a Series Seed round. Launched in 2017, MiPadrino.com makes it easy to organize and fund Latino events like quinceañeras and weddings. […]
October 08, 2018

Ann Arbor SPARK Connects Mobility Companies with the AAATA and City

Two stand-out companies at the recent Techstars Mobility Demo Day are working with Ann Arbor SPARK to further develop their technology with an eye on commercialization. Humanising Autonomy and LaneSpotter tapped Ann Arbor SPARK for assistance in navigating the Ann Arbor mobility landscape which led to working with the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority and […]
October 04, 2018

Ann Arbor vs. College Park – How Do We Compare?

October 04, 2018

Flexible Metal Employees Share in Company Ownership

Marcia Gebarowski is the director of business development for Livingston County with Ann Arbor SPARK. She joined SPARK in 2017 after a 10-year career with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). A Livingston County native and current Howell resident, she builds relationships with area companies and discovers how we may help amplify stories of Livingston […]
October 03, 2018

Ann Arbor SPARK Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

WASHINGTON, DC (October 02, 2018) – Ann Arbor SPARK received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its A2 Tech Trek Photo Challenge, a project in the category of New Media of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference. “We work every […]
October 03, 2018

SPARK.grow Podcast: Chris Sing, Rehmann

October 01, 2018

Companies Receiving A2 Tech Trek People’s Choice Awards Exemplify Ann Arbor’s Appealing Startup Ecosystem

September 28, 2018

Ann Arbor SPARK LDFA Report Illustrates a Successful Year of Entrepreneurial Services

On September 18, Ann Arbor SPARK presented its Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA) fiscal year annual report to the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Smart Zone board. The report detailed another banner year with the SPARK entrepreneurial services team serving 175 companies and helping create 57 companies — an all-time high for the organization. “Any time an organization can […]
September 27, 2018

Livingston County Manufacturers Open Doors to Area High School Students, Showcase Future Career Opportunities During National Manufacturing Day

Howell, Michigan – On October 4, Livingston County manufacturers and high schools will join forces during Manufacturing Day — a nationwide effort to expand knowledge of manufacturing career opportunities. For the first time, 12 Livingston County manufacturing companies will open their doors to more than 300 students from Brighton, Fowlerville, Hartland, Howell, Pinckney, Whitmore Lake, […]
September 27, 2018

Starting Your Own Business Workshop Prepares Entrepreneurs for Success