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Ann Arbor Spark

March 14, 2019

Inaugural Student Tech Trek Connects Companies with College Students

A few years ago when we started A2 Tech Trek, we always had some intention of getting college students involved. In fact, We found that students, and their families, we’re showing up to explore Ann Arbor’s tech scene on their own during the event. Students from Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Chelsea, and other parts of metro […]
March 13, 2019

Atomic Object Expands Ann Arbor Footprint

March 12, 2019

Executive-in-Residence Program Helps Ann Arbor Startups Excel

March 12, 2019

Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Competition Case Study

The Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Corp. (BOSE) is a non-profit, student-run, national, and virtual high school pitch competition.  It has an affiliation with the authors of the books Blue Ocean Strategy and Blue Ocean Shift.  The purpose of the organization is to help high school students learn more about entrepreneurship, ideation, strategy and how to […]
March 12, 2019

Networking, Referrals, and Storytelling: How an Ann Arbor-Based Startup Won its First International Client

March 11, 2019

Supporting Startups in the Ann Arbor Region

March 07, 2019

DO (something)

The conference for those who (want to, need to, try to, can) do. Whether it’s a product, politics, or perspective, our world is shaped by the designers of the world — many times without us even knowing it. We often forget just how much of what we experience on a day-to-day basis was intentionally crafted […]
March 06, 2019

Academic Pursuits Brings Supportive, Accompanying Spouse to Ann Arbor

March 06, 2019

Ann Arbor SPARK Now Accepting 2019 FastTrack Award Applications

Ann Arbor SPARK is now accepting applications for its annual FastTrack Awards. This impressive honor is presented to high-growth organizations, also known as gazelle companies, headquartered within Washtenaw County. The 2019 submission deadline is Wednesday, May 1 and there is no fee to apply. “We encourage all eligible organizations, from small companies to large enterprises, to […]
March 01, 2019

Two Companies Graduate from Ann Arbor SPARK Innovation Centers

February 27, 2019

New Location. More Mobility. Ann Arbor SPARK Returns to SXSW

February 21, 2019

Internships — One of The Fastest and Least Expensive Ways to Stop the Leaks in Your Talent Pipeline

The KLA-Tencor Site Selection Process with Ann Arbor SPARK

2018 marked a significant number of economic development projects for the Ann Arbor region, including the noteworthy announcement that KLA-Tencor — a Silicon Valley-headquartered provider of process control solutions for semiconductor and related industries — selected Ann Arbor as the home for a new R&D facility. The new development is expected to generate a total capital investment of $70 million and create 500 high tech jobs over the next five years.